lithium grease

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lithium grease

[′lith·ē·əm ′grēs]
(materials)
Heat-stable, water-resistant lubricating grease with lithium salts of higher fatty acids (or lithium soaps of fatty glycerides) as a base; used for low-temperature service in aircraft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The lithium-based grease have good thermal stability and water resistance properties.
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