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SAVON LITHIUM [1 record]

Record 1 2017-06-07


Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Black Products (Petroleum)
  • Lubrication Technology

Lithium grease: 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.


Metallic soaps are salts of such cations as aluminum, calcium, magnesium, barium, lithium, zinc, lead, cobalt and copper.


lithium soap: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).


  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Produits noirs (Pétrole)
  • Tribologie

Caractéristiques principales des graisses conventionnelles à base de savons métalliques. [...] Graisses à savon de lithium [...] Multi-usages («multipurpose»). Tous organes travaillant jusqu'à 140 °C et soumis à de forts cisaillements mécaniques. Roulements, certains paliers chauds, aviation, automobile.


savon de lithium : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).


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