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Does any one know what type of grease is finishline's grease with teflon?

Old 04-10-14, 01:16 AM
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Does any one know what type of grease is finishline's grease with teflon?

I am unsure exactly what type it is, I think it might be lithium. I am trying to figure out if it is compatible with lubirmatic marine bearing grease. Anyone know if these greases are okay to mix?

Finishline grease https://www.finishlineusa.com/product...-fluoropolymer

Lubrimatic grease https://www.amazon.com/Lubrimatic-114...XKN89JBPY58R4V

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Maybe look up the ingredients in their Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for a clue. I'm not a chemist, though, and not qualified to recommend if mixing is OK.
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The link you posted says the Finishline is synthetic-
When in doubt about grease compatibility, clean out the old grease.
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Originally Posted by Bill Kapaun
When in doubt about grease compatibility, clean out the old grease.
+1. There is no reason to leave the old grease in place.
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There is also no reason to pay over $20 for a pound of grease. Any auto grease will work for our applications.
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Originally Posted by davidad
There is also no reason to pay over $20 for a pound of grease. Any auto grease will work for our applications.

I got the finishline grease a long time ago and I am just finished it up. I do not to $8 for a 5oz of grease whereas 16oz of marine bearing grease just costs $2.50.

What happens when they are not compatible anyways? Does it just separate, lose it's ability to lubricate, or what?
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Originally Posted by ben4345
I got the finishline grease a long time ago and I am just finished it up. I do not to $8 for a 5oz of grease whereas 16oz of marine bearing grease just costs $2.50.

What happens when they are not compatible anyways? Does it just separate, lose it's ability to lubricate, or what?
I don't know. You can check with the makers to find out the compatibility. I use Lubriplate EMB synthetic grease that I buy from a bearing house.
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Originally Posted by ben4345
I got the finishline grease a long time ago and I am just finished it up. I do not to $8 for a 5oz of grease whereas 16oz of marine bearing grease just costs $2.50.

What happens when they are not compatible anyways? Does it just separate, lose it's ability to lubricate, or what?
If the oil seperates, yes, it will lose its ability to lubricate since the oil has run away.

Just clean and relube.
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If greases are not compatible, abrasive salts can be formed. This is bad. Grease compatibility is pretty complicated as there are many types and compatibility varies quite a bit. Google "grease compatibility" to get an idea.
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