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In the static corrosion tests, a portion (lefthand side) of the coupons were coated. The Tef-Gel samples fared slightly better than those that were coated with Lanocote.

Tef-Gel vs. Lanocote

Which corrosion protector holds up to extreme heat?

In this update of our review of greases (see PS February 2017) we compare Lanocote and Tef-Gel, greases that are used to prevent metal corrosion. Tef-Gel, from Ultra Safety Systems, is often prescribed to prevent stainless-steel fasteners from seizing in aluminum. Lanocote, made by Forespar, is commonly applied to prevent seizing in turnbuckles and other components that need lubrication.

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