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MOLYKOTE® G-4501 FM Multi-Purpose Synthetic Grease

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Ready-to-Use Product Type: Grease
Application Area: Cams, Bearings, Machine Parts, Guides
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Elastomers & Rubbers, Plastics
Features: Anti-Wear Properties, Wide Temperature Operating Range, Service Life Extension
Chemical Family: Polyalphaolefins (PAO), Polyolefins, Fluoropolymers, Aluminum Compounds, Aluminum Complexes
Thickener Type: Aluminum Complex
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Technical Data Sheet
MOLYKOTE® Multi-Purpose Synthetic Greases Technical Data Sheet
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Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Ready-to-Use Product Type
Thickener Type
Thickening System
Aluminum Complex
Base Oil
Polyalphaolefin Oil (PAO)
Ready-to-Use Products
  • PAO base oil.
  • Aluminum complex thickener.
  • Fortified with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).

MOLYKOTE® G-4501 FM Multi-Purpose Synthetic Grease Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Wide service temperature range.
  • Compatible with many plastics and elastomers.
  • Meets FDA Regulation 21CFR178.3570 and USDA H1 classifications for incidental food contact.
  • Fully synthetic base oil.
  • White color
  • Available in NLGI consistency classes 1 and 2.
  • Formulated to provide higher load carrying capacity, greater wear resistance and longer service life compared to conventional petroleum-based lubricants.
  • Provides good compatibility with most industrial and engineering substrates including many plastic and rubber materials.
  • Excellent low temperature torque.
  • Low consistency formulation of G-4501 allows use in automatic dispensing system

Applications & Uses

Use Recommendations

General purpose light consistency white synthetic grease can be used in rolling element and plain bearings, pivot pins, cams, guides, ways, drive screws, gears, splines and other machine elements.

How to Use

Apply using conventional grease application methods, i.e., clean brush, grease gun and manual or automated dispensing equipment.


NLGI Grade
Physical Form
Grease Consistency
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
NLGI Consistency1--
Specific Gravity (25°C)0.83g/mlISO 2811
Penetration (25°C, 77°F)310^-340mm/10ASTM D217
Base Oil Viscosity (40°C, 104°F)100cStASTM D445
Base Oil Viscosity (100°C, 212°F)14.4cStASTM D445
Temperature Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Temperature Range (Approximate)-40 to 150°C-
Oil Bleed (24 h, 100°C, 212°F)4.7wt %FD 791-32/2
Oil Evaporation (24 h, 100°C, 212°F)0.5wt %FD 791-32/2
Low-Temperature Torque (-40°C, -40°F)0.7NmASTM D4693
Dropping Pointmin. 260°CASTM D2265
Load Carrying Capacity
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Four Ball Wear (40 kg, 1.200 rpm)0.5mmASTM D2266
Four Ball EP, weld load, minimummin. 3.100NASTM D2596
Timken Test, Ok Loadmin. 18kgASTM D2509
DN (Bearing ID (mm)x(rpm), estimated)325--

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Use Limitations

This product is neither tested nor represented as suitable for medical or pharmaceutical uses.

Packaging & Availability

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Packaging Information

These products are available in different standard container sizes.

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling

When stored at or below 40°C (104°F) in the original unopened containers, these products have a usable life of 60 months from the date of production.

MOLYKOTE® G-4501 FM Multi-Purpose Synthetic Grease