Tiodize has developed new greases that work at temperatures up to 1,400F. When applied to threaded fasteners in jet and other gas turbines, these new T8E greases prevent galling, or the cold-welding of two metals to each other. When galling occurs, parts must be cut apart or drilled out of a hole. So the new Tiodize greases could save substantial time and money in maintenance shops. Tiodize President Tom Adams says the new T8E greases have been approved by General Electric, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce.

 

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