What Is Lithium Grease Best Used for?

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Lithium was first released during World War ll and was, therefore, the first commercialized production of lithium compounds. The substance is a mixture of oil and soap. The soap that gets dispersed into the oil will create this grease. The added additives will create different types of grease that could be used for different types of applications. Let’s look at … Read More

What Is the Difference Between Regular Grease and Lithium Grease?

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As long as there’s friction (and Australian national treasure Olivia Newton-John) there will always be grease. From hinges to half-tracks, from garden gates to all the equipment used on game day, and everything in between, grease is as much a part of our life as the food we eat, and I mean that both figuratively and literally. The canola oil … Read More

Where Do You Apply Lithium Grease

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Lithium grease is the most popular multi-purpose grease today, being used in 75% of applications globally. Lithium grease is white, with a smooth, buttery appearance. The automotive, construction and mining industries all use it as a multi-purpose grease. We look at the characteristics that make it so popular across diverse industries before exploring a few of its typical uses. What … Read More

More Uses for Potassium Silicate

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Potassium silicate is either a white solid or a colourless chemical and generated by melting and freezing potassium carbonate mixed with silica sand. We dissolve this colourless glass with hot water to create a solution with a thickness of between 1.3 to 1.4. It is important to always adhere to safety precautions like wearing special protective goggles and safety gloves … Read More

Difference Between White Lithium Grease & Silicone Grease

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We use many different types of grease and industrial lubricants around our houses. You can find them on door hinges, garage doors, electrical components, cars, and heavy-duty appliances. When should you use each one? Grease lubricants? Spray lubricants? Read this article and find out. White Lithium Grease The composition of grease is a mixture of soap blended with vegetable or … Read More

Is Potassium Silicate Organic

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What is Potassium Silicate Potassium Silicate is a compound made from potassium and silicon (silica) and has agricultural and industrial uses. Silicon dioxide and potassium carbonate are combined in a calcination process. This soluble compound can be found in a liquid or powder form. As it is such a popular additive to fertiliser, it might be necessary for growers to … Read More

What Is the Best Concrete Densifier

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Before discussing the best concrete densifier, we need to explain what it is and how it works. Concrete densifiers provide extra strength and durability to a concrete floor. Polished concrete also uses densifiers to obtain the right texture. Understanding how the densifier bonds with the concrete and the chemical reaction that strengthens the concrete is essential in deciding on the … Read More

What Is Potassium Silicate Used For

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Potassium silicate is an inorganic compound composed of potassium, silicon and oxygen. It presents itself as either a white solid or colourless liquid and is alkaline, with a PH of 11.3. Potassium silicates have many uses, including as a concrete densifier, plant fertiliser and corrosion inhibitor. It’s also used as a fire retardant in wooden houses. Bisley International stocks and … Read More

What Is Lithium Silicate

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Lithium silicate is a compound that uses lithium to act as a transport agent for silica. Lithium silicates have many uses across different industries. It’s most commonly used for concrete surface treatment, specialty paints and coatings and refractory ceramic and glazes. Lithium disilicate is used to manufacture crowns in dentistry and as a corrosion inhibitor in the marine industry. It … Read More

Lithium Silicate Vs. Sodium Silicate

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Choosing which concrete densifier to use for polished concrete floors isn’t always a straightforward task. The choices have also expanded. We have moved from sodium and potassium to lithium silicates and colloidal silica. Each of the silicate densifiers has a different way of bonding with the silica resulting in a different molecule size. In theory, any of the silicate-based densifiers … Read More