244 Special- Silicone Lubricant

Desco 244 Special is specially formulated for expanded temperature ranges and excellent lubrication characteristics. For use on O-rings, valves, metal on plastic and metal on rubber parts, cables and switches. Not recommended for lubricating bearings. Contains silicone oils and graphite flakes with inert fillers that are extremely resistant to water.

Service Recommendations

Aqueous solutions, hydrocarbons (high and low temperature ranges), steam, and water.


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Typical Characteristics

ASTM penetration  220 – 250
Base grease lithium 12-hydroxystearate
Base  oil type silicone oil
Thickener inorganic
ASTM Dropping point  +500°F (+260°C)
Solid lubricant additives  molybdenum disulfide, graphite
Sulphur content, %  < 0.3 %
Flashpoint (COC)  +460°F (+238°C)
Color black
Texture smooth, soft


Packaging Information

Item No.Unit SizeQuantityNet Wt.Ship Wt.

2441-01 5 qt 1 each  10 lbs 11 lbs
2442-01 3-1/2 gal. 1 each  20 lbs 23 lbs
2444-01 5 gal. 1 each  40 lbs 45 lbs.



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