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Table T2. Lubricants used during Expedition 336 as per Orcutt et al. (2012).

Grease Where used Why used Manufacturer
Loctite 30561
thread sealant with PTFE
Metal-to-metal casing connections Provides good lubrication and excellent sealing; does not contain zinc Loctite/Henkel
APT 3 joint adhesive Metal-to-fiberglass casing connections Permanently bonds the metal to the fiberglass APT Sealant
TF-15 thread sealant Fiberglass-to-fiberglass connections Recommended and approved by fiberglass casing supplier Jet-Lube

PTFE = polytetrafluoroethylene.

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