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ELM® TempFlex™ 35 to 160 Biodegradable Rail Curve Lubricant
Categories: Fluid; Lubricant; Lithium Gellant

Material Notes: Description: TempFlex™ 35 to 160 is a premium quality biodegradable, Biotechbased™ Rail Curve Lubricant formulated from USA-grown vegetable oils and a lithiumbased thickener.


  • Designed for wayside applicators with wide temperature requirements
  • Pumps and carries when using wayside application equipment and grease temperature is between 35°F and 160°F
  • Recommended for heavy load applications such as coal trains
  • Recommended for environmentally sensitive areas near waterways
  • Contains advanced extreme pressure additives and graphite for excellent protection against wheel and rail wear
  • Reduces friction and wear between track and wheel flange
  • Formulated to resist port plugging in wiping bars
  • Longer carry down track from lubricator
  • Better gauge face coefficient of friction than most petroleum-based grease
  • Less migration to top of rail than major petroleum-based grease
  • Improves fuel efficiency and superior lubricity
  • Higher flash point than petroleum greases for increased safety
  • Biodegradable formula reduces damage to the environment
  • Meets EPA’s Environmental Preferable Purchasing (EPP) criteria
  • Meets USDA’s proposed Biobased product definition for EO 13101
  • Manufactured from renewable USA-grown crop-based oils

Information provided by ELM®

Available Properties
  • Viscosity Measurement, Base Oil, Index
  • Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C (104°F)
  • Kinematic Viscosity at 100°C (212°F)
  • Four Ball Extreme Pressure, Weld Load
  • Four Ball Wear
  • Penetration, Cone, unworked
  • Flash Point, Base Oil
  • Dropping Point
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