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Armite’s Graphite Petrolatum Anti-Seize Compound

Meets SAE-AMS-2518D, Formerly MIL-T-5544C

This compound has been used as an anti-seize compound on aircraft engine spark plugs and threaded fasteners and fittings, but its use is not limited to these applications. This compound may be used safely in contact with austenitic corrosion-resistant steels, titanium, nickel, and cobalt alloys, and similar corrosion-resistant metals and alloys.

General Capabilities:

  1. Water-resistant
  2. Significantly reduces torque
  3. Makes assembly, disassembly, and reassembly easier and minimizes the risk of damage to threaded fasteners and other metal components & parts
  4. Saves studs, bolts, and nut replacements
  5. Prevents seizing, galling, corrosion, rust, and metal-to-metal seizure, including on threaded fasteners and metal components.
  6. Ease of assembly, disassembly, and reassembly of mechanical systems, components, and parts
  7. Lubricates parts and greatly reduces friction
  8. Resists and handles low and high temperatures and low and high pressure
  9. Protects metal surfaces from rust and other forms of corrosion
  10. Extends the life of components and reduces the need for frequent maintenance, repair, and overhaul, preventing costly downtime for MRO services
  11. Offers good resistance to water washout and high-humidity environments
  12. Provides a high-quality, long-lasting solution for mechanical systems, equipment, components, and parts
  13. Extends the life of mechanical systems, and metal components and reduces the need for frequent maintenance, repair, and overhaul
  14. Offers good resistance to water washout and high-humidity environments
  15. Provides a high-quality, long-lasting lubricating solution for military equipment and components
  16. Used in many advanced OEM and MRO industries.

In sum, Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 Graphite Petrolatum Anti-Seize is a type of anti-seize compound that is used to prevent seizing, galling, and corrosion of threaded fasteners, particularly in high-temperature and high-pressure applications. Some of the applications and uses of SAE-AMS-2518 Graphite Petrolatum Anti-Seize in aerospace, aviation, marine, and industrial equipment, mechanical systems, and component parts include:

1. Equipment disassembly & Reassembly: Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can be applied to threaded fasteners, bolts, nuts, etc. to make the disassembly of equipment easier, particularly in high-temperature and high-pressure applications, such as boilers, engines, and other mechanical systems and other metal components, by preventing seizing and galling of threaded fasteners, bolts & nuts.

2. Repairs and Maintenance: Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can be used to protect threaded fasteners and other metal components as well as mechanical systems during equipment repairs, helping to extend the life and reliability of the equipment.

4. Maintaining equipment: By preventing seizing, and galling of threaded fasteners, and protecting metal components from corrosion and rust, Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can help maintenance personnel to maintain equipment more easily and effectively.

5. Preventing seizing and galling of threaded fasteners, bolts, nuts, etc.: Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can be applied to threaded fasteners, bolts, nuts, etc. to prevent seizing and galling, particularly in high-temperature and high-pressure applications.

6. Protecting threaded fasteners from corrosion and rust & improved equipment reliability: Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can also protect threaded fasteners, bolts, and nuts from corrosion and rust, extending their life and reliability. By preventing seizing and galling and protecting threaded fasteners and metal components from corrosion and rust, Armite’s SAE-AMS-2518 can help improve the reliability of equipment and significantly reduce maintenance costs and downtime resulting from costly repairs and maintenance.

  1. WATER RESISTANT
  2. LEAD FREE
  3. SIGNICANTLY REDUCES/LOWERS FRICTION
  4. SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES TORQUE
  5. SAVES STUD, BOLT, AND NUTS AND OTHER METAL COMPONMENT PART REPLACEMENTS
  6. Safety Data Sheet – SAE-AMS-2518 Graphite Petrolatum

Armite’s Graphite Petrolatum Anti-Seize Compound

Armite’s Graphite Petrolatum Anti-Seize Compound is used in a variety of industries, including, in general:

  1. Aerospace & Aviation: It is used as an anti-seize and lubricating compound for aircraft engine and accessory components for ease of assembly, disassembly, and reassembly and to prevent corrosion, rust, seizing, galling and to reduce torque during maintenance and repair operations.
  2. Automotive: It is used as a lubricant for high-temperature applications such as exhaust system components, heat exchangers, and turbochargers.
  3. Marine: It is used to protect metal parts from corrosion, and rust and to prevent seizing due to saltwater exposure in marine engines and mechanical components.
  4. Mining: It is used as a lubricant and anti-seize compound for mining equipment, such as drilling equipment and conveyor systems.
  5. Oil and Gas: It is used in drilling and production operations for high-temperature applications and to prevent seizing in downhole components.

And many other advanced industry sectors, including defense/military applications.

This compound contains graphite which may promote the corrosion of aluminum, magnesium, ferrous, zinc, and cadmium alloys or plated coatings. It should not be used with such metals.



Note: Products listed are suggestions. The information on this site will not replace your testing and evaluation procedures. Ultimate product selection should be based on your test results and the specific performance requirements.

Available in:
1 lb. can, NSN 6850-01-044-5034
1.75 lb. can, no NSN
35 lb. pail, no NSN
500 lb. drum, no NSN

Typical Characteristics:
Color: Dark grey
Physical State: Semi-solid paste
NLGI Grade: 2-4 approx.
Penetration: 170-260
Specific Gravity: 1.25
Flash Point: 480°F (249°C) typical
Auto Ignition Point: >500°F (>260°C)
Additive type: Graphite

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