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Vacuum Grease and High Vacuum Leak Sealants



Apiezon®  Greases
Apiezon® Greases
Braycote® Micronic 803 and 803 Vacuum Grease
Braycote®
Micronic Grease
Dow Corning®
Dow Corning® Grease
Celvaseal™ Leak Sealant
Celvaseal™
Leak Sealant
Hysol® Sealant Kit
Hysol® Sealant Kit
Novec Flux Remover
3M™ Novec Flux Remover/Degreaser
OC Sealer Grease
Oxygen Compatible (OC®)
PTFE Thread Sealer Paste

Oxygen Compatible Grease
Oxygen Compatible (OC®)
PTFE Grease

Molydag Lubricant
Molydag Lubricant 210
Conductive Silver GreaseConductive Silver Grease

 

 

vacuum greases

Apiezon® Greases, Sealing Compound and Wax

No silicones. Excellent general purpose vacuum grease. Fully soluble in hydrocarbon and chlorinated solvents. Please see technical notes for properties, vapor pressure, temperature and application suggestions. Shelf life, in original unopened container at ambient temperatures, is 10 years from date of manufacturing.

Apiezon® L Ultra high vacuum grease, silicone and halogen free SDS (268KB PDF) Technical Notes L (215KB PDF)
Apiezon® M High vacuum grease, silicone and halogen free SDS (268KB PDF) Technical Notes M (215KB PDF)
Apiezon® N Cryogenic high vacuum grease, silicone and halogen free SDS (268KB PDF) Technical Notes N (215KB PDF)
Apiezon® T Medium temperature vacuum grease, silicone free MSDS (159KB PDF) Technical Notes T (205KB PDF)
Apiezon® H High temperature vacuum grease, silicone free SDS (267 KB PDF) Technical Notes H (194KB PDF)
Apiezon® AP100 Ultra high vacuum lubricating grease, silicone free MSDS (68KB PDF) Technical Notes AP100 (183KB PDF)
Apiezon® AP101 Anti-seize vacuum grease, silicone free MSDS (185KB PDF) Technical Notes AP101 (185KB PDF)
Apiezon® Q Sealing Compound for leaks in lower vacuum range SDS (268KB PDF) Technical Notes Q (150KB PDF)
Apiezon® W Wax for permanent sealed joints at room temperatures
for low to medium vacuum range
SDS (270KB PDF) Technical Notes W Wax (212KB PDF)
NEW Apiezon® W40 Medium hardness wax for permanent sealed joints at room
temperatures for low to medium vacuum range
*W40 SDS Technical Notes W Wax (212KB PDF)
NEW Apiezon® W100 Soft wax for permanent sealed joints at room temperatures
for low to medium vacuum range
*W100 SDS Technical Notes W Wax (212KB PDF)

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891-2 Apiezon® Type L, 25g tube each $99.00
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891-104 Apiezon® Type L, 50g tube each 136.00
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891-144 Apiezon® Type L, Bulk 4 kg each P.O.R.
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891-1 Apiezon® Type M, 25g tube each 66.75
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891-12 Apiezon® Type M, 100g tube each 119.00
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891-101 Apiezon® Type M, Bulk 4 kg each 2795.00
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891-4 Apiezon® Type N, 25g tube each 154.00
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891-120 Apiezon® Type T, 25g tube each 129.50
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891-3 Apiezon® Type H, 25g tube each 135.00
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891-152 Apiezon® AP100, 50g tube each 142.00
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891-160 Apiezon® AP101, 50g tube each 69.00
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891-162 Apiezon® AP101, Bulk 4kg each 2528.00
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891-75 Apiezon® Q Sealing Compound, 1kg each 156.00
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891-81 Apiezon® W Wax, 100g (in 5 pieces) each 40.50
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891-85 Apiezon® W Wax, 500g (in 26 pieces) each 154.00
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891-86 NEW Apiezon® W40 Wax, 250g can each 135.00
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891-87 NEW Apiezon® W100 Wax, 250g can each 135.00
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Main Properties of Apiezon® Greases

Typical Properties AP101 AP100 H Grease L Grease M Grease N Grease T Grease Q Sealant W Wax W40 Wax W100 Wax
Product
Number
891-160
891-162
891-152 891-3 891-2
891-104
891-144
891-1
891-12
891-101
891-4 891-120 891-75 891-81
891-85
891-86 891-87
Main Areas of Application General Purpose Lubricating High
Temperature
High
Vacuum
General
Vacuum
Cryogenic Medium
Temperature
Sealing Sealing Sealing Sealing
Typical Working
Temperature Range, °C
-40 to 180 10 to 30 -10 to 240 10 to 30 10 to 30 -269 to 30 10 to 120 -10 to 30 -1 to 75 -10 to 35 -10 to 45
Melting Point-
ASTM.D 566, °C
>200 47 >250 47 44 43 125 40 to 50 80 to 90 40 to 50 50 to 60
Vapor Pressure,
Torr @20°C
<1.0 x 10-5 <7.0 x 10-11 <1.7 x 10-9 <7.0 x 10-11 <1.7 x 10-9 <6.0 x 10-10 <4.6 x 10-9 1 x 10-10 <4.5 x 10-9 6 x 10-8 4.5 x 10-9
Relative Density @20°C 0.981 1.042 0.918 0.896 0.894 0.911 0.912 - - - -
Resistant to Radiation N/R N/R N/R Yes Yes N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R N/R
Lubricity 4 Ball Test ASTM.D 2763 (IP239), kg 450 450 250 150 140 150 250 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Outgassing Characteristics- ASTM.E 595-90 TML/
CVCM
N/A
N/A

<1%
<0.1%

<1%
<0.1%

<1%
<0.1%

N/A
N/A

<1%
<0.1%

N/A
N/A

N/A N/A
N/A N/A
N/A
Coefficient of expansion per °C over 20-30°C 0.00066 N/A 0.00077 0.00076 0.00075 0.00072 0.00073 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Thermal conductivity @20 °C, w/m °C N/A N/A 0.216 0.202 0.192 0.230 0.176 N/A 0.189 0.177 0.170
Electrical strength, V/mil (0."001) N/A N/A 800 730 850 820 730 N/A N/A N/A N/A




Braycote® Micronic 803 and 803 Vacuum Grease

Braycote® Micronic 803 and 803 Vacuum Grease

perfluoroether greases
wide temperature range
low volatility
ultra-high vacuum applications

Braycote® Micronic 803 is filtered for ultimate cleanliness. It will provide the kind of purity required for use with vacuum systems employing LaB6 filaments.

It is stable under high vacuum and has a temperature range of -63°C to 232°C (below -80°F to >499°F). 803 Micronic was developed for applications involving long-term exposure where high temperature or hard vacuum is expected. It is acceptable for clean room applications.

Standard Braycote® 803 has nearly the same specifications and does withstand high temperatures and is used for hard vacuum. Both types exhibit excellent shelf life because of their inertness. They are white colored and odorless. Lubricity for both types is retained under these adverse conditions.
SDS (136KB PDF)
Technical Notes: Braycote® Micronic 803 and 803 Vacuum Grease (243KB PDF)

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891-18 Braycote® 803 Vacuum Grease, 56g each $270.95
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891-19 Braycote® Micronic 803 Vacuum Grease, 56g each 249.50
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891-17 Braycote® Micronic 803 Vacuum Grease, 1 lb. each 1290.00
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Dow Corning vacuum grease

Dow Corning® High Vacuum Grease

High vacuum grease, general lab lubricant use

Dow Corning® High Vacuum Grease is a stiff, non-melting silicone lubricating material which has temperature range of -40ºC to 200ºC. Although it has a good stability at the higher end of the temperature range than most hydrocarbon greases, it shows a higher outgassing rate at room temperature. It can be used for high vacuum systems up to the 1x10-6 mbar (1x10-6 torr) range. Due to its initial outgassing, it is recommended to condition vacuum system before use. Not for use in electron microscopes. Also not recommended for use in evaporators which need to be Si free. The Dow Corning® High Vacuum Grease is the equivalent product to Dow Corning® 976 of 976V High Vacuum grease. Other applications include lubricant for glass stopcocks, glass joints, glass rubber connections and O-rings on binoculars. Shelf life is 60 months from date of manufacture for unopened containers and stored at normal warehouse conditions.

MSDS (92KB PDF)
Technical Notes: 891-7 DOW CORNING Silicone HV Grease TN.pdf (16KB PDF)

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891-7 Dow Corning® High Vacuum Grease, 150g tube each $34.80
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Celvaseal High Vacuum Leak Sealant

Celvaseal™ Vacuum Leak Sealant

Celvaseal™ leak sealant is a compound specially engineered for sealing leaks in high vacuum systems. It can repair leaks as large as 2 micro liters/second, even with the system under vacuum. Larger leaks can be repaired when the vacuum system is at atmosphere.

It is available in two forms: Spray (ozone safe) and fluid in a brush-on bottle. It has a low vapor pressure which makes it suitable for use in ultra high vacuum systems and withstands repeated temperature cycling from -200°C to 400°C. (-328°F to 752°F) Steady weight loss of 1.6 x 10-8 gr/cm2/hr, which is lower than most epoxy based systems. Can be used at temperatures up to 300°C (572°F) continuously, and up to 400°C (752°F) for short periods. It has good adhesion to cryogenic temperatures and excellent electrical resistivity. Can be stored longer than 1 yr at 25°C (77°F). Density is 1.14 gr/cm3 and viscosity is 250-1000 cPs.
Typical applications for Celvaseal include:
  • Glass to metal seals, such as sensor pin feedthroughs
  • Glass-Kovar joints
  • UHV systems with small leaks on metal gaskets or high penetration welds
  • Small leaks in glass vacuum systems
  • Temporary repairs of small cracks in exposed gaskets
  • Sealing hairline cracks in welds and brazed joints
  • Thread sealant of fine pipe threads for mounting sensors and components to vacuum systems

Average curing temperature time:

  • 400°C (752°F) 20-30 minutes
  • 250°C (482°F) 60-70 minutes
  • 230°C (446°F) 75-90 minutes
  • Room temperature - Days

Aerosol Spray Can: SDS (457KB PDF)
Brush-on Bottle: SDS (443KB PDF)

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891-62 Celvaseal™ Aerosol Spray Can, 6 oz each $57.50
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891-63 Celvaseal™ Brush-on bottle, 2 oz each 57.50
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Hysol Vacuum Sealant Kit

Hysol® Vacuum Sealant Kit

Hysol® Low Vapor-pressure Epoxy Resin Sealant seals small leaks on any type of vacuum system or component quickly and conveniently. It is a two component system resin, free of any solvents. It can be used at pressures of 10-9 or below and at temperatures between -45°C (-49°F) and +120°C (248°F) (baking temperature). It bonds well with many materials such as metals (steel, stainless steel, aluminum - can be corrosive to copper when uncured), ceramics and glass. Equivalent to Torr Seal® resin sealant.

Kit contains tube of resin, tube of hardener, 10 mixing cups and 10 wooden stirring sticks.
MSDS Resin (50KB PDF)
MSDS Hardener (52KB PDF)
Technical Note (71KB PDF)
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891-60 Hysol® Vacuum Sealant Kit (79.3g resin / 34g hardener) each $17.90
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3M™ Novec Flux Remover/Degreaser

3M™ Novec Flux Remover/Degreaser

3M™ Novec Flux Remover uses advanced solvent technology to remove a wide variety of solder fluxes used in electronics manufacturing and repair. It has also excellent degreasing properties for cleaning O-ring seal surfaces, O-ring grooves, vacuum sealing surfaces and oils and greases from surfaces. 3M™ Novec Flux Remover is non-flammable, non-ozone depleting and does not contain HCFCs, HFCs or HAPs. Excellent alternative for other harsh chemicals or solvents. Compatible with most metals and alloys, see table below for compatibility with plastics.
SDS (192KB PDF) - There are Hazard Shipping Fees associated with this product.  - Hazard Shipping Fees

Material Compatibility Material Compatibility
ABS Not compatible PMMA Not compatible
Nylon Excellent POM Excellent
Lexan® / Polycarbonate Not compatible PP Excellent
HDPE Excellent PS Not compatible
CDPE Excellent PTFE Excellent
C.E Phenolic Excellent PVC Excellent

Prod # Description Unit Price Order / Quote
For Sale in U.S.A. Only
80947 3M™ Novec Flux Remover/Degreaser, 12 oz can each $23.50
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Oxygen Compatible (OC®) Thread Sealer and Paste

OC Thread Sealer and Grease The OC® Three PTFE Paste Joint and Thread Sealer is an oxygen-safe, aqueous based PTFE formulation. It is a homogenous white paste that penetrates thread convolutions more effectively than PTFE tape. Excellent anti-galling and anti-seize properties. Especially capable of sealing oxygen and acetylene cylinder valves.
Excellent vacuum grease for low and mid vacuum range (up to 10-3 Torr /10-3 mbar range). Fully compatible with cryogenic applications; thermally stable from -240°C to +260°C ( -400°F to +500°F). Very useful thread sealer / vacuum grease for laboratory applications. Supplied in practical 4 oz (113g) squeeze tube. Not suitable for wet conditions; for wet conditions use OC® Five - product #890-5, see below.
Technical Note OC® Three (302KB PDF)
SDS OC® Three (71KB PDF)

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890-3 OC® Three Sealer and Grease, 4 oz each $29.25
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Oxygen Compatible (OC®) Paste and Grease

Oxygen Compatible OC Paste and Grease

The OC® Five paste and the OC® Seven grease are both blended, oxygen safe formulations consisting of fine PTFE particles and Halocarbon® oil, producing a superior sealant that is chemically inert and environmentally safe. OC® Five comes in the form of a (thicker paste), whereas OC® Seven comes in the form of a grease. They are both suitable for lubrication and sealing applications in high vacuum (10-7 Torr / 10-7 mbar range).

Excellent thread and joint sealant in applications where exposure to oxygen, corrosive gases or harsh chemicals is probable.
Superior lubricant for O-rings, gaskets, bearings, stop cocks, cryo-application, gas valves, etc. Off-white, homogeneous formulation which is thermally stable from -240°C to +232°C (-400°F to +450°F). It is non-flammable, waterproof, odorless, non-toxic, non-migrating as well as anti-corrosive, anti-galling and anti-seize. Supplied in 2 oz (57g) container. Not recommended for aluminum to aluminum applications. Do not use with concentrated alkalis, fluorine or chlorine trifluorine.
Technical Note OC® Five/OC® Seven (638KB PDF)
SDS OC® Five/OC® Seven (144KB PDF)

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890-5 OC® Five Paste, 2 oz each $63.00
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890-7 OC® Seven Grease, 2 oz each 72.00
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Molydag Lubricant

Molydag Lubricant 210

Molydag 210 is a colloidal dispersion of molybdenum disulfide in alcohol. Molydag 210 offers excellent lubrication properties, even under extreme pressures. The material is easily applied by brush, dip or spray methods to surfaces which are not affected by alcohol. It exhibits good adhesion to most substrates and usually air dries in 5-10 minutes. Excess amounts should be avoided. Applications are sliders, rotary shafts, notches, locks and anti-seize thread lubricant. Can be used in small amounts for moving parts in vacuum (after drying). Sold in 30g brush bottle and 20g squeeze bottle.

F, I, T SDS (147KB PDF)
Technical Notes, Molydag Lubricant 210

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16061 Molydag Lubricant 210 in brush bottle, 30g each $8.45
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16061-20 Molydag Lubricant 210 in squeeze bottle, 20g each 8.15
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Conductive Silver Grease

Conductive Silver Grease

This conductive silver grease provides antistatic conductivity paired with excellent thermal conductivity between sliding surfaces. At the same time it provides protection from corrosion and moisture and reduces mechanical wear. Exhibits excellent lubrication properties and superb chemical resistance. Typical applications include lubrication of vacuum transfer rods (airlock on SEM), static grounding on seals or O-rings, heat dissipation and lubrication of switches and circuit breakers. Paste like consistency. Service temperature range is -50°C to 200°C (-58°F to 392°F). Packaging size is 7 grams in a syringe for easy application.
16052 SDS (PDF 132KB)

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16052 Conductive Silver Grease, 7g each $35.75
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Hazard Warning Guides Used in the Above Listings

Cg = Suspected Carcinogen
C = Corrosive
F = Flammable
I = Irritant
L = Lachrymator
O = Oxidizing
R = Radioactive
S = Sensitizer
T = Toxic
U = Unlisted as hazard; unknown hazard if any

An extra shipping charge is required by the Carriers when hazardous goods are transported.