What grease to use for lubricating automotive systems?

In the complex universe of automotive engineering, where every component must be designed to deliver optimal performance, lubricants play a crucial role. Whether for chassis systems, brakes, actuators, or gears, choosing the right lubricant can make all the difference in terms of durability, performance, and reducing maintenance costs. This is where MOLYKOTE® G-1074 PAO (polyalphaolefin) grease comes in, the essential ally for mechanical applications in the automotive industry.

Focus on MOLYKOTE® G-1074: PAO grease offering a range of technical benefits and remarkable properties.


MOLYKOTE® G-1074 is a grease specially designed for lubricating automotive systems, such as chassis and brakes. MOLYKOTE® G-1074 is ideal for lubricating bearings, gears, slides, not to mention mechanical applications requiring low friction and compatibility with common metals, plastics, and/or elastomers.


Some examples of applications where MOLYKOTE® G-1074 performs well.


The versatility of MOLYKOTE® G-1074 makes it the perfect choice for a multitude of applications!

  • Actuators: It ensures the proper operation of actuators, thereby contributing to the precision and responsiveness of control systems.
  • Gears and Gearboxes: MOLYKOTE® G-1074’s ability to reduce noise and friction ensures smooth and efficient performance of gears and transmissions. Plastic and Elastomer
  • Lubrication Systems: MOLYKOTE® G-1074 provides effective lubrication while preserving the integrity of plastic and rubber components, thereby extending their lifespan and reliability.
  • Slides and Bearings: Its low friction coefficient makes it an ideal choice for ensuring smooth and jerk-free movement of slides and bearings, while reducing wear and unwanted friction.

Technical benefits:


  • Enhanced Performance under Extreme Pressure: Reinforced with special additives, MOLYKOTE® G-1074 excels even in the most extreme conditions of pressure and high frequency. It maintains effective lubrication, thus ensuring the proper operation of your equipment in demanding environments.
  • Extended Compatibility: Thanks to its good compatibility with common metals, plastics, and elastomers, this grease offers exceptional application flexibility. Whether you are working with various materials, MOLYKOTE® G-1074 easily adapts to your needs, ensuring optimal performance in all situations.
  • Noise Reduction: With its excellent noise damping properties, MOLYKOTE® G-1074 helps create quieter working environments. Whether isolating sound vibrations or reducing the noise of gears and mechanisms, this grease ensures a more pleasant and comfortable operation.

Exceptional Properties:


  • High-Speed Performance: MOLYKOTE® G-1074 offers exceptional performance even at high speeds, ensuring reliable lubrication in the most demanding conditions.
  • Wide Temperature Range: Its thermal stability allows it to operate effectively over a wide temperature range (-40°C to +150°C), making it an ideal choice for various applications, even in extreme environments.
More info
Would you like to learn more about MOLYKOTE® G-1074 grease or the MOLYKOTE® range? Contact our technical service at +33 426 680 680 or fill out our contact form. Download our dedicated guide to lubrication and industrial maintenance.
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