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Lubrication Engineers launches local version of instant lubricant

Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa is now offering a more affordable, locally filled version of its Wirelife® Monolec® Penetrating Lubricant (2001) instant aerosol lubricant.

Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa, says that previously, to retain the ISO 9001 cleanliness standard, the company was importing this versatile, wear-reducing penetrative lubricant from the LE Inc. parent company in the United States in batches of already filled cans. However, LE South Africa has since partnered with a local filling company that is also ISO 9001 certified, and is therefore now able to produce the aerosol canisters locally, cutting the price of the product from R560 (ex VAT) to R195 (ex VAT).

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“We’re very excited about this, because it’s a great product that will now be far more accessible and competitive in the local market,” says Ford. “Wirelife Monolec 2001 was originally designed to penetrate to the core of wire ropes, as well as chains, but it’s an exceptionally versatile lubricant and can be used to loosen bolts that have rusted tight, or for cranes, hoists and rigs. It’s useful in a range of applications that require excellent corrosion resistance and high load carrying (EP) properties.”

He explains that the product contains a petroleum solvent to enhance its ability to penetrate. The solvent evaporates, leaving behind a film of heavy-bodied lubricant that protects and lubricates. It also contains LE’s proprietary Monolec additive, which is used in LE’s engine oils, industrial oils and many of its other lubricants.

Monolec creates a single molecular lubricating film on metal surfaces, vastly increasing film strength without affecting tolerances. It allows opposing surfaces to slide by one another, greatly reducing friction, heat and wear.

“We’ve got our first 114 boxes of locally filled Wirelife Monolec 2001 ready, and we’re looking forward to getting them out into the market and seeing more customers experience how well this lubricant works” says Ford.


Notes to the Editor:

Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa represents the LE brand in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia. LE hold the rights to Southern Africa on the LE brand, recognised internationally as a specialist in lubrication.

Through LE Incorporated, they are a member of a worldwide network of companies spanning Europe, South America, Asia and Africa, while LE Incorporated operates in the USA and covers North America including Canada, Mexico and the USA.

LE provides high performance, heavy-duty, quality lubricants for virtually every industry and application, as well as expert technical back-up and support.

For more information, visit www.lubricationengineers.co.za.

Further information is available from:

Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager, LE

Tel: 011 464 1735 email: [email protected]

All media enquiries to:

Sue Charlton, SJC Creative Tel: 087 701 3860 Cell: 082 579 4263 email: [email protected]

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