Groeneveld EP-2 grease specifications include:
- NLGI Grade 2 consistency
- Lithium-based grease with EP (Extreme Pressure) additives
- Excellent resistance to oxidation and water
- Operating temperature range of -20°C to 130°C (-4°F to 266°F)
- Suitable for heavy-duty and high-temperature applications
Groeneveld EP-2 grease is designed to provide superior lubrication and protection to industrial equipment, reducing wear and extending the lifespan of machinery. It is commonly used in construction, mining, and agricultural equipment, as well as in general manufacturing applications.
What does EP2 mean in grease?
EP2 is a type of grease classification that indicates its Extreme Pressure (EP) performance level and its consistency or thickness. The EP performance level refers to the ability of the grease to withstand heavy loads and high-pressure conditions without breaking down or losing its lubricating properties. The “2” in EP2 refers to the National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI) consistency grade, which indicates the thickness of the grease. NLGI Grade 2 grease has a medium thickness and is the most common type of grease used in industrial applications. Overall, EP2 grease is a high-performance lubricating grease that provides excellent protection against wear and corrosion under extreme pressure and heavy load conditions.
EP-2 grease has several desirable characteristics that make it a popular choice for industrial applications, including:
- Excellent protection: EP-2 grease contains Extreme Pressure (EP) additives that provide excellent protection against wear and corrosion under high-pressure and heavy-load conditions.
- High-temperature stability: EP-2 grease has good thermal stability and can withstand high temperatures without breaking down or losing its lubricating properties.
- Water resistance: EP-2 grease has good water resistance, which allows it to maintain its lubricating properties even in wet environments.
- Versatility: EP-2 grease can be used in a wide range of industrial applications, including construction, mining, automotive, and marine industries.
- Cost-effectiveness: EP-2 grease is a cost-effective lubricating solution that provides reliable performance and can help extend the lifespan of equipment.
Overall, the excellent protection, high-temperature stability, water resistance, versatility, and cost-effectiveness of EP-2 grease make it a popular choice for industrial applications where high loads, shock loading, or vibrating conditions are present.