HP Wire Rope Lubricant

Advantage :

  • HP METWIRE NB Penetrates to the core, providing inner strand preservation and lubricity
  • Lubricates and protects every strand from corrosion
  • Adheres to surface forming an outer film to protect against corrosive conditions. Won’t attack
  • rubber, neoprene sheave liners or bull rings
  • Extends rope life, reduces friction
  • Reduces down time.

Application :

  • Product can be applied by swabbing, drip lubrication, continuous bath, high pressure auto
  • lubrication. Suitable for lubrication of wire ropes in cranes, draglines, overhead trolleys, pulley
  • mechanisms, lifts.

Special Features :

  • HP METWIRE NB is produced from the highest quality petroleum fractions and is a non-bituminous
  • base wire rope lubricant. In addition to having excellent lubricating properties, they contain selected
  • additives to obtain sufficient chemical resistance; water displacing properties; excellent rust
  • prevention, oxidation stability and penetration. The high polarity of both products enables them to
  • creep and “wet” the metal surface forming an adhesive and protective film.


Colour Dark Brown
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40ºC, cSt 43.01
Viscosity @ 40 ºC, SUS 200.57
Flash Point, COC, ºC 182
Density @ 29.5ºC, g/cc 0.8925
API Gravity @ 15ºC 25.65
Cu Corrosion @ 100ºC, 3hrs 1a
Pour Point, ºC <-12
Water Displacement Test Passes
Film Thickness, ∝ 2.38
Humidity Cabinet, days pass 60 days min
WSD, 1200 RPM, 40 kg, 1hr, mm 0.56