Fan bearing lubricant was Re: WD-40 (again)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun Apr 17 21:15:59 CDT 2016

On 04/17/2016 05:28 PM, drlegendre . wrote:

> White lithium isn't by any means ideal, it's too sticky. It's carried by a
> solvent so it runs freely and can be sprayed, but once the solvent kicks
> off, some of it's almost like paint.

Depends on the formulation, I guess.  The white lithium grease that I
use appears to be carried in a light oil--eventually, you can see that
the oil separates from the white lithium.  So perhaps not so bad.

Any tribologists on the list?


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