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MOLYKOTE® Greases and Lubricants for Trains and Railways

Regular maintenance and repairs are common in the train and rail industry. However, unexpected issues and maintenance requirements can cause inefficiencies in the smooth operation of rail vehicles and infrastructure. These issues can range from faulty equipment to environmental factors.

Lubricants have emerged as a crucial component of the rail industry to ensure the reliable operation of trains and other rail vehicles. They help reduce wear and tear on components, prevent corrosion, and minimize the buildup of debris and other contaminants that can impact performance.

Using quick, effective, and economical lubricants for train and railway maintenance ensures a seamless maintenance procedure. This can reduce downtime and keep trains running safely and efficiently, resulting in a smooth and reliable operation.

MOLYKOTE® greases and lubricants have been the go-to choice of top manufacturers in the railway industry. These lubricants have an impressive track record of performing exceptionally well even under harsh conditions; they embody unwavering resilience and reliability. They are known for their cost-effectiveness and worldwide availability, making them easily accessible. In short, MOLYKOTE® greases and lubricants offer an unmatched combination of reliability, efficiency, and affordability to help you achieve your foremost cost savings goal.

MOLYKOTE® offers an extensive line of high-performance specialty lubricants, providing options to meet your lubrication needs for load, environment, temperature, and speed (LETS). Below you will find suggested applications and solutions.

Train Structure Lubrication

  • Linear guides and drive spindles

  • Hydraulic braking system

  • Door opening telescopic joints, piston O-rings, closing mechanisms

  • Pantograph hinges

  • Assembly and threaded screw connections

  • Motion-control device screws

  • Coupling mechanisms – assemblies

  • Hinges and high-loaded slides

  • MOLYKOTE® EM 50L Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 55 O-Ring Compound
  • MOLYKOTE® 3452 Silicone Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 7409 Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® P-40 Anti-Seize Paste
  • MOLYKOTE® 3400A Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® 3402-C Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® Multilub Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® D-321R Anti-Friction Coating

Bogie/Traction System

  • Block and disc brake assembly
  • Brake system hydraulic cylinder
  • Brake system joints lube
  • Press fitting of wheels on axles
  • Press bearing assembly wheelsets
  • Brake pad and lining production
  • Brake caliper lubrication
  • Rack spring in cog railways
  • Gear lubrication
  • O-rings wheel connection subway trains
  • Engine bearings

  • MOLYKOTE® 44M Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 55 O-Ring Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 33 Medium Silicone Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® Longterm 00 Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® G-N Plus Paste
  • MOLYKOTE® G-Rapid Plus Paste
  • MOLYKOTE® 3400A Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® 111 Compound
  • MOLYKOTE® BR-2 Plus Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® BG-20 Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® D-321 R Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® PG 54 Silicone Grease

Interiors and Cable + Climate Systems

  • Plastic gear mechanisms in internal doors
  • Dryer valves spool lubrication
  • Mounting screws in interior panels and A/C units
  • O-rings and water tap in train toilets

  • MOLYKOTE® 55 O-Ring Compound
  • MOLYKOTE® PG 21 Silicone Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® D Paste
  • MOLYKOTE® PG-75 Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 111 Compound
  • MOLYKOTE® PG 54 Silicone Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® TP-42 Paste

Rail Lines - Infrastructure

  • Screws and mechanisms for track joints
  • Exchange joints and junctions; leverages
  • Transformer fluids
  • Signaling systems
  • Electrical cable management

  • MOLYKOTE® EM 50L Grease
  • MOLYKOTE® 3400A Anti-Friction Coating
  • MOLYKOTE® 7 Release Compound
  • MOLYKOTE® CU-7439

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