Case Studies

Case studies help provide problem-solving ideas. Learn how Molykote® specialty lubricants have solved specific lubrication problems, providing improved equipment reliability, reduced maintenance costs, increased productivity and enhanced energy efficiency.

Wheel Bearing BG-20 Case Study

Wheel Bearing BG-20 Case Study

Cost-effective grease from Dow Corning keeps wheels–and screams–going for a Theme Park Roller Coaster (Molykote® BG-20 High-Performance Synthetic Grease)

Rolling Element Bearings BR2-Plus Case Study

Rolling Element Bearings BR2-Plus Case Study

Molykote® brand grease meets vibration challenge in bearings used in harsh conditions (Molykote® BR2-Plus Multi-Purpose E.P. Grease)

Synthetic Gear Oil L-1115 FM Case Study

Synthetic Gear Oil L-1115 FM Case Study

Food Processing Equipment Manufacturer Saves Maintenance Costs with Longer-Lasting Food-Grade Synthetic Oil (Molykote® L-1115 FM Gear Oil)

Synthetic Worm Gear Oil L-1146 FM Case Study

Synthetic Worm Gear Oil L-1146 FM Case Study

Food Plant Disposable Gearbox Gets 350 Percent Lifetime Increase with Food-Grade Synthetic Worm-Gear Oil (Molykote® L-1146 FM Synthetic Gear Oil)

Synthetic Compressor Oil L-1200FM Series Case Study

Synthetic Compressor Oil L-1200FM Series Case Study

Fully synthetic compressor oil lasts 10 times longer and eliminates varnish buildup in a food processing plant (Molykote® L-1200FM Synthetic Compressor Oil)

Synthetic Hydraulic Oil L-1346 Case Study

Synthetic Hydraulic Oil L-1346 Case Study

Food Processing Plant Prevents Emulsication, Reduces Costs with extended life Synthetic Hydraulic Oil (Molykote® L-1346FM Synthetic Blend Hydraulic Oil)

Synthetic Chail Oil L-1460 FM Case Study

Synthetic Chail Oil L-1460 FM Case Study

Synthetic Oil Prevents Chain Rust Better than Conventional Oils in the presence of frequent water wash-up (Molykote® L-1460 FM Synthetic Blend Chain Oil)

Synthetic Freezer Chain Oil L-1468  Case Study

Synthetic Freezer Chain Oil L-1468 Case Study

Synthetic Chain Oil performs at low temperatures and Ends Sticky Linkages in Freezer Conveyor (Molykote® L-1468GM Synthetic Freezer Chain Oil)

Vacuum Pump L-1510 Case Study

Vacuum Pump L-1510 Case Study

Molykote® Synthetic Oil Helps Solve costly Vacuum Pump Failures with additives suitable for use in harsh process gas streams (Molykote® L-1510 Process Gas Oil)

Vacuum Pump L-1668FM Case Study 1

Vacuum Pump L-1668FM Case Study 1

Molykote® brand Synthetic Blend Oil Eliminates Tar and Varnish Buildup, increasing the maintenance intervals 15 fold for Vacuum Pumps in a chemical processing plant (Molykote® L-1668FM Vacuum Pump Oil)

Vacuum Pump L-1668FM Case Study 2

Vacuum Pump L-1668FM Case Study 2

Synthetic vacuum pump Oil Resists Emulsication, Lasts Longer, and Avoids Costly Cleaning in a Meat Processing Plant (Molykote® L-1668FM Synthetic Vacuum Pump Oil)

Anti-Sieze for Threaded Connections P-37 Case Study

Anti-Sieze for Threaded Connections P-37 Case Study

Ultrapure, Metal Free Anti-seize Paste Reduces stainless steel Thread Failures on Oil Drilling Equipment (Molykote® P-37 Anti-seize Paste)

Testing & Technical Support

Technical support is available starting with our trained distributor network to answer product related questions and help with making product recommendations. Applications requiring more consideration may make use of Dow Corning Technical Customer Service, and beyond this Application Engineers are available to more fully work with prototypes or design/perform testing which helps to identify the correct product solution through data creation.