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Old 11-10-2019, 04:10 PM
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Are there any lubricants out there suitable for plastics? I've seen a few lubricants that specifically say not for plastics. So what are you supposed to use if you need to lubricate plastic parts?
Old 11-10-2019, 04:30 PM
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I’m pretty sure most plastics can handle a silicone based lube or spray.
Old 11-10-2019, 04:52 PM
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Any food grade lubricant won't harm plastic. When I say food grade I mean the stuff used on machinery that is used to prep or serve food. Like the stuff used on silicone seals on slurpee or ice cream dispensers.
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This.........food grade so safe. Always have some on boat for any and just about all uses.
Also works great to smear on bunk carpet so boat goes on and off trailer easier. What little washes off won't kill nothing.


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I like the superlube, I put that sh*t on everything.
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Plumbers grease is an option. Food grade too.
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lithium grease
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Pledge furniture polish works.
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Dielectric grease from any auto parts store. It is also o'ring lubricant , says so on the package says so on the package. Great for lubricating anything rubber like all of your hoses when you put them on. Makes it a lot easier next time you have to take a hose off. Teflon thread lubricant for PVC plumbing is also perfect for Plastics.
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Don't lubricate silicone parts.
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