Krytox Application & Uses – TMC Industries, Inc.

Krytox Application & Uses


Valves & O-Rings in Oxygen Service
LOX Pump Bearing Housings
Gyroscope Fluid
Fuel Pumps
Hydraulic Fuel Valves
Actuation & Control Systems

CV Joints
Anti-Lock Braking Systems
Fuel Pumps
Wheel Bearings
Alternator Bearings
Spark Plug Boots & Threads
Universal Joints
Rear Axle Drive Flange
Weather Stripping

Chemical Manufacturing
(Oxidizers, Explosives, Caustics, Corrosives)
Control Valves
Stopcocks, Ground Glass Joints
Pressure Relief Valves
Induced Draft Fan Bearings
Pumps In Chlorine Service
Seals, O-Rings In Storage Tanks
Reactor Agitator Shaft Seals
Stack Emission Control Valves
Knife Gate Valves, Sulfuric Acid Mfr.
Particle Sifter Gyrator
Metering Pumps
Plug Valves, Corrosive Chemical Service
Slide Valves, Gearboxes

Clean Rooms
Valves & Bearings
Overhead Conveyor Systems

Rack & Pinion Disk Drives
Laser/Compact Disks
Electric Motor Bearings
Plasma Etch Systems
Electroplating Equipment
Wave Soldering Machines
Clean Room Equipment
Wafer Processing Equipment

Fire Safety
SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)
Sprinkler Systems - Valves, O-Rings
Fire Detectors
Deluge Valve Systems

Food Processing & Packaging
Bearings, Chains & Gear Boxes
High Temperature Fans & Ovens
Vacuum Pumps & Valves

Foundries / Metal Manufacturing
Pump Shaft Bearings
Hot Roll Bearings
Plug Valves
Stack Emission Control Valves
Electric Arc Furnaces

Copiers and Laser Printers
Fuser Rollers
Oil / Petrochemicals
Down-Hole Drilling Equipment
Emission Control Valves
Pipeline Inspection Equipment
Camshaft Bearings - Inlet Control Valves
Line System Valves

Laser Optics
Vacuum Chamber Thrust Bearings
Optical Stage Equipment
Laser Positioning Gears
Sputtered Coatings

Oven Conveyor Systems
Kiln Car Bearings, Trolley Bearing Assemblies

Oxygen Service
Valves & O-Rings

Paper & Pulp Manufacturing
Single Facer Corrugating Machines
Sodium Hypochlorite Bleach-Valve Stem
Through-Air Drying Equipment
Hot Oil Unions

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Plastics Manufacturing
Blow & Fill Rotator Bearings
Gear Pumps, Extrusion Lines
Heated Roll Bearings
Injection Molding Equipment

Power Generation
High Temperature Bearings & Valves
Electric Submersible Equipment
Pillow Block Bearings On Fan Coil Units
Control Rod Drive Mechanisms
Inlet Control Valves
Turbine Cam Follower Roller Bearings
Sump Pump Bearings
Steam Turbine Governor
Sootblower Carriage Bearings And Gears
Hydro Grate Stoker
Damper Bearings
Steam And Other High Temperature Valves
Knife Gate Valves
Fan Bearings
Gas Turbine Trunnion Bearing
Steam Turbine Governor
Radiation Resistant Lubricant
Switchgear Electrical Contacts

Textile Manufacturing
Extruding Lines
Dye Machines
Needle Looms
Separator Roll & Pillow Block Bearings

Vacuum Systems
Light Bulb Manufacturing
Electrostatic Ion Beam Systems
Metal Deposition

Water Treatment
Co-Deck Rotary Union
Chlorine Whips
Ozone Cells, Diaphragm Housing Sealant
Water Immersed Valves & Bearings


Krytox® GPL 206 and GPL 226 are designed to meet the requirements of most applications. Other grades are designed for specific industry applications.


Krytox® Product

Valves: plug, ball, and release

GPL 206 or 226

Oxygen equipment valves

GPL 206 or 240 AC (Mil-Spec)

LOX pump bearing housings

GPL 103

Automotive: CV joints & wheel bearings

GPL 215

Axle & drive plates

GPL 217

Seals and Gaskets

GPL 205 or 206

Weather stripping

GPL 105

Alternator needle bearings

GPL 226 or 283 AC

Anti-lock braking systems

GPL 223

Single facer corrugating machines

Corrugator 226 FG or 227 FG

High temperature bearings


Copier fuser rollers

GPL 206



Meets MIL-PRF-27617 Type I

Krytox® 240 AZ

Meets MIL-PRF-27617 Type II

Krytox® 240 AB

Meets MIL-PRF-27617 Type III

Krytox® 240 AC

Meets SM-C-806563

Krytox® 240 AD



NSF H-1 Food Grade certified:

  • Krytox® FG series (now discontinued)
  • GPL 202
  • GPL 203
  • GPL 205
  • GPL 206
  • GPL 223
  • GPL 225
  • GPL 226
  • XHT-SX
  • XHT-AC
  • GPL 105
  • XHT-500
  • XP-1A5
  • VPF 1506
  • VPF 1514
  • VPF 1525

    All other Krytox® lubricants are NSF H-2 rated for non-food contact


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