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SASOL Open Gear All Purpose Fluid is a superior open gear lubricant

developed specially for open gears.


Open Gear All Purpose Fluid is intended for use in open gear lubrication such as mills and kilns. It is also designed to be sprayed through all automatic lubrication systems in mining, steel, power stations, cement and sugar factories, etc.

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent adhesive lubricant film properties and lubricity
  • Resistance to thermal degradation and water washout effect
  • Good oxidation stability
  • Extended gear life, less down time and reduced maintenance and replacement cost
  • Good load carrying capabilities
  • Reduced wear under boundary lubrication conditions

Typical Characteristics

PropertyUnitsOpenGearAll ASTMIP
    Purpose Fluid      
Viscosity       D445 71
@ 100°C mm²/s 220      
@ 40°C mm²/s 2500      
Pour Point °C -5   D97 15
Flash Point (COC) °C >260   D92 36
FZG Test Load stage >12   Din 51354  
Rust Prevention Char. rating Pass   D665  
Copper Corrosion rating 4B   D130  
Density @ 20°C kg/m3 0.90   D4052 365
Colour   Black      

Storage and Handling

  • Use PVC, nitrile or other oil resistant gloves and protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
  • eye contact is a potential hazard, goggles should be worn.
  • Avoid temperatures above 80°C and strong oxidizing agents.
  • Ambient temperatures and atmospheric pressures normally encountered within buildings or roofed-over outdoor storage areas are acceptable.
  • Avoid entering areas where mists or vapours have built up as a result of abnormal temperatures or pressures without the proper breathing equipment and protective clothing.

Pack Information

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