Graphite powder is an effective dry lubricant for use in the home and workplace. It has many benefits compared to liquid lubricants, which can allow particles to get stuck in the lock and can acerbate any existing problem. It is ideal for keeping your locks, bolts and hinges working smoothly.Comments
It is greaseless, odourless and weatherproof which makes it particularly suitable for exterior padlocks and car door locks as it cannot freeze, therefore preventing you being unable to gain entry.
Spirit based lubricants such as WD40 are flammable and can also lead to a build-up of dirt with overuse.
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Silca Antigrip (natural graphite powder) is of particular benefit to Site and Facilities Managers in that, unlike petroleum based products, you don’t need to lock it away in fireproof cabinets on health and safety grounds.
For any aspiring detectives, you can even use it to make your very own fingerprint dusting kit!