Apiezon AP100 ultra high vacuum lubricating grease (previously M017)

Apiezon AP100 ultra high vacuum lubricating grease is an excellent general purpose vacuum grease with no silicones. Fully soluble in hydrocarbon and chlorinated solvents. Please see technical notes for properties, vapour pressure, temperature and application suggestions. Shelf life, in original unopened container at ambient temperatures, is 10 years from date of manufacturing.Properties of AP100:Lubricating greaseTypical working temperature range - 10 to 30CMelting point-ASTM.D 566 - 47CVapor pressure, Torr @20C - <7.0 x 10-11Relative density @20C - 1.042Resistant to radiation - N/RLubricity 4 ball test ASTM.D 2763 (IP239) - 450kgOutgassing characteristics- ASTM.E 595-90 TML/ - <1%CVCM - <0.1%Apiezon products:

Apiezon AP100 ultra high vacuum lubricating grease is an excellent general purpose vacuum grease with no silicones. Fully soluble in hydrocarbon and chlorinated solvents. Please see technical notes for properties, vapour pressure, temperature and application suggestions. Shelf life, in original unopened container at ambient temperatures, is 10 years from date of manufacturing.

Properties of AP100:

  • Lubricating grease
  • Typical working temperature range - 10 to 30C
  • Melting point-ASTM.D 566 - 47C
  • Vapor pressure, Torr @20C - <7.0 x 10-11
  • Relative density @20C - 1.042
  • Resistant to radiation - N/R
  • Lubricity 4 ball test ASTM.D 2763 (IP239) - 450kg
  • Outgassing characteristics- ASTM.E 595-90 TML/ - <1%
  • CVCM - <0.1%

Apiezon products:

Typical Property AP101 AP100 H L M N T
Main area of
application
General Lubricating Cryogenic High Temp High Vacuum General Vacuum Medium Temp
Melting Point:
ASTM.D 566
°C
°F
>200
>392
42-52
108-126
does not melt 42-52
108-126
40-60
104-140
42-52
108-126
112-137
233-278
Working temp. range °C
°F
-40-180
-40-365
10-30
50-86
-10-240
14-464
10-30
50-86
10-30
50-86
-269-30
-452-86
10-120
50-248
Vapor Pressure
Torr @20°C
<1.0x10-5 7.0x10-11 1.7x10-9 7x10-11 1.7x10-9 6x10-10 4.6x10-9
Relative Density 20°C 0.981 1.042 0.918 0.896 0.894 0.911 0.912
Radiation Resistance No No No Yes Yes No No
Outgassing
Characteristics
ASTMS .E
595-90
TML
CVCM
-
-
<1.0%
<0.1%
<1.0%
<0.1%
<1.0%
<0.1%
-
-
<1.0%
<0.1%
-
-
Lubricity 4 Ball Test
ASTM .D 2763
(IP 239), Kg
450 450 250 150 140 150 -
Viscosity of molten
grease, cP
50°C
100°C
-
-
-
-
-
-
766
62.3
413
29.8
-
-
-
-
Coefficient of
expansion per °C
over 20°C-30°C
0.00066 - - 0.00076 0.00075 0.00072 0.00073
Thermal conductivity,
w/m°C
-
-
-
-
-
-
0.216
-
0.194
-
0.194
0.095
-
-
Latent heat of fusion,
cal/g
- - - 15.1 18.7 15.0 -
Fusion Peak °C - - 25 32 34 31 *
Vol. resistivity, cm - - - 1.2x1016 2.6x1016 2.0x1016 3.3x1012
Permittivity - - - 2.3 2.1 2.3 2.3
Loss tangent - - - <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001
Surface breakdown
at flash over, kV
- - - 24 28 27 24
Electric strength, V - - - 730 850 820 730
Code Title Pack Size Availability Price Updated: 15-08-2022
M1-AP100-00050-X Apiezon AP100 ultra high vacuum lubricating grease (previously M017) 50g 2 weeks $548.00 AUD