Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 grease helps prevent roller bearing corrosion and reduce grease consumption*

Mobilgrease XHP 461 helped
prevent deposit formation
and grease coking.
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Hot sheet steel rolling mill
Steel mill


A Russian steel mill operating a hot sheet steel rolling mill experienced severe water washout in its roller bearing cages and grease coking with the conventional mineral oil then in use. These performance challenges resulted in deposit formation and corrosion that shortened equipment life, so the mill approached ExxonMobil to identify a lubricant solution capable of enhancing equipment protection.


ExxonMobil engineers recommended switching to Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 bearing grease for a six-month trial period. Formulated with an advanced lithium complex thickener, Mobilgrease XHP 461 grease is designed to provide strong adhesion and washout resistance, protection against rust and excellent thermal stability.


After monitoring the performance of the bearing cages, the mill observed that Mobilgrease XHP 461 grease delivered excellent adhesive properties, water washout resistance and equipment protection. It also helped prevent corrosion and enhance operational efficiency in its roller bearing cages. These benefits helped prevent deposit formation and grease coking, as well as reduce overall grease consumption.

Advancing productivity

By helping you enhance equipment life and reliability – which reduces maintenance costs and downtime – our expert services can help you achieve your Safety, Environmental Care† and productivity goals.

*This success story is based on the experience of a single customer. Actual results can vary depending upon the type of equipment used and its maintenance, operating conditions and environment, and any prior lubricant used.

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