Krytox GPL 155 Oil | Fluorescing Oil
Long-Lasting Lubrication, Easily Visible under UV Light
Krytox GPL 155 is a specialty oil with fluorescing agent additives to allow the oil to be easily visible under an ultraviolet (UV) light or “black light” to determine the uniformity of an application. Under ultraviolet light, the product gives off a yellowish-green color that is visible to the unaided eye. Krytox oils are long-lasting solutions that exhibit high penetration. Exposing GPL 155 to a broad spectrum UV light can confirm the oil reached the desired area of lubrication. Also, when the oil is applied in an ultra-thin layer it can be nearly impossible to see with the naked eye; however, with the addition of UV light to the surface of the lubricated area, even trace amounts of GPL 155 become easily visible.
Increasing the visibility of the grease allows the user to be confident they lubricated the entirety of the surface, and also know when it is time to re-lubricate. Due to their inert nature and stability, Krytox fluorinated lubricants provide a much longer usable life as compared to typical hydrocarbon oils and greases, and the longer usable life allows them to remain for considerable periods of time before needing to be replaced if they are replaced at all. That translates to savings over time, both by lowering the amount of lubricant purchased and any downtime incurred during re-lubrication.
Why Use Krytox GPL 155 Oil?
The fluorescing agent is suspended in the Krytox™ GPL 155 because of the addition of our Krytox™ 157 FS surfactant to the oil. The Krytox™ 157 FS is acidic, and its effect on various materials is unknown. The grease matrix of the Krytox™ GPL 255 holds the fluorescing agent in place without the use of surfactant. This oil is not intended for routine applications as a lubricant without qualification testing. The fluorescing additive is present at low levels, but its effect on lubrication performance has not been tested. For the grease version of this product, please see Krytox™ GPL 255.
Miller-Stephenson – Authorized Master Distributor of Krytox™ Oil and Greases
Miller-Stephenson offers the most advanced lubricants, specialty applicators, and technical knowledge to our customers. Our technical sales and support teams have been collaborating and advancing the lubrication specialty coating markets since our origins in 1955. Thanks to our continuous communication with our customers, Miller-Stephenson provides Krytox greases and oils in a variety of packaging sizes from 20kg pails to 0.5 oz specialty syringes for pin-point application. We constantly monitor our customer needs and requirements ensuring you always have the product you require in the packaging size that makes you most efficient. Our philosophy is that selecting the correct lubricant and properly applying it will allow your equipment or product to perform at its absolute best throughout its entire working life span.
Krytox™ is a trademark of The Chemours Company FC, LLC.