Fomblin® M Fluids

Fomblin® M Fluids

Fomblin® M Fluids

 

Product Overview

The following properties and characteristics of Fomblin® PFPE lubricants are sure to include some that are important to your application:

Unmatched chemical and solvent resistance

Excellent thermal resistance

Excellent electrical resistance

Non-reactive with metal, plastic, elastomers and rubber

Inert to liquid and gaseous oxygen

Excellent radiation hardness

Good viscosity index

Nonflammable

Extremely wide operating temperature range

Low evaporation loss

Excellent water washout properties

Good low and high temperature wear properties

Environmentally safe

Non-toxic behavior

In addition, certain grades of Fomblin® PFPE

lubricants also offer special features such as:

Extremely high viscosity index (< 300)

Excellent low temperature starting torque

Improved evaporation characteristics

Applications
  • Tenter frames in the textile industry
  • Deep space rocket nozzle lubrication
  • Missile catapult system lubrication
  • Sintered metal bearing requiring exceptional operating life
  • Anti-lock braking systems
  • Oxygen and chlorine valves and pumping systems
  • Sealing fluid for vacuum pumps
  • Gold contact surface lubrication
  • Nuclear industry lubricantsInstrument lubricants
  • Lifetime sealed, maintenance-free bearings
  • Lubricants for gasoline tank floats
  • Bearings exposed to high temperatures, moisture and aggressive chemicals
Features and Benefits
  • Fomblin® M perfluoropolyether fluids have the following unique features:
  • Excellent viscosity index
  • Excellent low temperature torque values
  • Very good extreme pressure (EP) characteristics
  • Very low evaporative loss properties
  • Good thermal stability

 

 

Property M03 M15 M30 M60 M100
Approximate ISO grade 15 100 150 320 350
Average molecular weight [amu] 3,900 9,700 16,000 18,700 21,900

Kinematic viscosity

@ 20 °C [cSt]

@ 40 °C [cSt]

@ 100 °C [cSt]

 

30

17

5

150

85

 

280

159

45

 

550

310

86

 

1300

700

200

Viscosity index (ASTM D2270) 253 286 338 343 384
Pour point (ASTM D97) [C°] -85 -75 -65 -60 -50
Evaporation weight loss (ASTM 2595)@ 149 °C, 22 hr [%]@ 204 °C, 22 hr [%] 6.5~ 0.83 ~0.7 ~0.4 ~0.3
Surface tension(ASTM D1331) 20 °C [dyne/cm] 23 24 25 25 25
Density (ASTM D4052) @ 20 °C [g/cm3] 1.81 1.83 1.85 1.86 1.87
Four ball wear test (ASTM D4172 @ 75 °C, 1 hr, 1,200 rpm, 40 kg) Average scar diameter [mm] 0.74 0.92 0.97 1.21