Space

Dicronite® dry lubrication’s extreme temperature range (-188 °C to +1316 °C in 10-14 torr vacuum), extremely low outgassing (10x or more below ASTM E595 criteria), precision tolerance (maximum 0.5-micron thickness) and radiation stability are key to its wide use in space. Meets AMS2530 specification. AS9100 certified and NADCAP accredited facilities. Companies and organizations including NASA, Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin and the Max Planck Institute use Dicronite® dry lubrication for:

  • Instrument deployment device lubrication on the Mars Explorer Rover
  • Precision roller bearings in satellites
  • Linear and rotational cryogenic actuators in infrared detectors