Part no: 25765

VICKERLUBE BIO WRL is a solvent free, biodegradable wire rope lubricant.

It is formulated using readily renewable and biodegradable base oils and is suitable for applications where lubricant contamination and environmental issues are a concern.

The fluidity helps to ensure that the rope strands are well lubricated, reducing internal wear caused by the metal-to-metal contact occurring when the wires slide or bend around a drum or sheave. Corrosion is prevented by displacing moisture and forming a thin barrier of continuous lubricant film protecting against the elements.

ISO 9001
ISO 14001

VICKERLUBE BIO WRL is designed for use on wire ropes in applications where biodegradability is a concern or a necessity.

Can be used on wire ropes to protect them while in storage against corrosion. It can also be used to effectively lubricate operational wire ropes that are static or moving, against wear and corrosion.

Applications include: 

  • Quayside ship to shore cranes
  • Container handling equipment including straddle carriers and reach stackers
  • Marine Deck and Winch ropes
  • All lifting and hoist ropes in mining and construction industries
  • All static and guy rope applications typically found on bridge and waterway applications
  • Lift and drag ropes used in logging and forestry applications
ColourClear & Bright
Viscosity at 40°C (cSt)51
Flash Point (SETA) (°C)>200
Pour Point (°C)-18
Base Oil Viscosity (cSt)n/a
Copper corrosion1b
4 Ball Weld Load (kgf)200
4 Ball Wear Scar (mm)0.5
Biodegradable & renewableYes
Rust Test (A – distilled water)Pass
Rust Test (B – synthetic sea water)Pass
Worked penetrationn/a
Dropping point (°C)n/a
EMCOR (ssw)n/a
Shelf Life3 years
Feature and Benefits 
Biodegradable & renewable – Lowers environmental impact, improves corporate responsibilityYes
Low viscosity – Lubricates between rope strandsYes
Formulated with a solvent component – Spray application & penetration performanceNo
De-watering characteristics – Displaces water and leaving a thin lubricant filmYes
Corrosion protection – Increases rope & cable lifeYes
Protects rope against wear resistanceYes
Extreme pressure resistant – Maximises component life in all load conditionsYes
* Generated on diluted product. All other tests run on neat product. 
Immersion in water 
Pack size and product number 
25 litre pails25765

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