Tectyl® 438


Tectyl® 438 offers unsurpassed protection from extreme pressures resulting from shock loading. Excellent resistance to water washout and provides outstanding high-temperature properties. It leaves an oily-film and is grease-like in nature. The product exhibits excellent lubricating properties, and is designed for equipment that handles extreme loads prevalent in the mining industry. Tectyl® 438 meets application requirements for heavy construction, agricultural equipment or where extreme pressure or water is a concern.

Tectyl® 438 is compatible with rope/cables that have had Tectyl® 4110 applied during the original fabrication process.

Key Features

  • Calcium sulfonate based, cold-applied corrosion preventive compound which provides an effective barrier against atmospheric corrosion
  • NLGI Grade 1, ISO 150
  • Excellent for lubricating applications requiring protection from extreme pressures resulting from shock loading
  • Formulated to meet or exceed Caterpillar® specifications... 4-ball weld > 800kg


Tectyl® industrial coatings offer superior corrosion resistance and sound deadening solutions to the transportation, marine and industrial markets.

Success Story


The global leader in elevator manufacturing was experiencing rusted guide rails before installation, costing valuable time as this situation required the removal of corrosion before installation.

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