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Silicone Grease For Piston Lubrication

silicone grease piston lubrication

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#1 PS123


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Posted 05 October 2019 - 09:24

Anyone looking for a good tube of silicone grease to lubricate their piston mechanisms should consider Silverhook SGPGT90 80ml tube of silicone grease. You get a lot for your money.

I have been using it for a few years to lubricate my Pelikan piston mechanisms and seals without any problems. Although the pens I have are made with plastic barrels, I havent noticed any deterioration of the plastic including that of my M205 demonstrator.

The manufacturer has mentioned that the grease is food grade quality but that was just a comment from their technical department.

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 12:04

I just use the little bottle came with my twsbi eco.

#3 Bo Bo Olson

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Posted 05 October 2019 - 15:59

Food grade is ok.

I was given a gift of a thumb joint long flip top plastic container of silicon grease nearly a decade ago, in once silicon grease was very, very hard to get here in Germany. I still have 1/5th of it.


Rick Propas, said, a piston pen may need re-lubing every three years.


A half a rice corn or less of it on a tooth pick or a light smear on a Q-tip will be enough.

German vintage '50-70 semi-flex stubs and those in oblique give the real thing in On Demand line variation. Modern Oblique is a waste of money for a shadow of line variation. Being too lazy to Hunt for affordable vintage oblique pens, lets you 'hunt' for line variation instead of having it.

www.nibs.com/blog/nibster-writes/nibs-germany & https://www.peter-bo...cts/nib-systems,


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