Lubricant manufacturer Bel-Ray’s new Nickel Anti-Seize Compound is specially formulated for use in a wide range of heavy industrial applications and is claimed to provide unmatched protection for metal equipment components, fittings and hardware, even under prolonged exposure to aggressive chemicals and temperatures up to 1,315°C (2,400°F).

The Nickel Anti-Seize Compound is an aluminum complex grease that features high-content nickel and graphite powders. The compound is free of copper or soft reactive metals. Needing only brush-on application, the Nickel Anti-Seize coats metal threads and components to prevent damage caused by galling, fretting and seizing. It also provides smoother, easier assembly and disassembly of metal fasteners and fittings during equipment maintenance and repair. When applied, the compound lowers the coefficient of friction between threads and the turning torque required by as much as 15%, according to the company.