B
= Borderline |
Al |
Ba |
Ca |
Ca |
Ca |
Ca |
C |
Li |
Li |
Li |
P |
P |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | |
1. Aluminum Complex |
X |
I |
I |
C |
I |
B | I |
I |
I |
C |
I |
C |
2. Barium Complex |
I |
X |
I |
C |
I |
C |
I |
I |
I |
I |
I |
B |
3. Calcium Stearate |
I |
I |
X |
C |
I |
C | C |
C |
B |
C |
I |
C |
4. Calcium 12 Hydroxy |
C |
C |
C |
X |
B |
B | C |
C |
C |
C |
I |
C |
5. Calcium Complex |
I |
I |
I |
B |
X |
I | I |
I |
I |
C |
C |
C |
6. Calcium Sulfonate | B | C | C | B | I |
X |
I | B | B | C | I | C |
7. Clay Non-soap |
I |
I |
C |
C |
I |
I | X |
I |
I |
I |
I |
B |
8. Lithium Stearate |
I |
I |
C |
C |
I |
B | I |
X |
C |
C |
I |
C |
9. Lithium 12 Hydroxy |
I |
I |
B |
C |
I |
B | I |
C |
X |
C |
I |
C |
10. Lithium Complex |
C |
I |
C |
C |
C |
C | I |
C |
C |
X |
I |
C |
11. Polyurea Conventional |
I |
I |
I |
I |
C |
I | I |
I |
I |
I |
X |
C |
12. Polyurea Shear Stable | C | B | C | C | C | C | B | C | C | C | C | X |
This is just a general guide. To be sure, check with the grease manufacturer and/or check the the shop manual for the engine, transmission or bearing you are working on.
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