Calcium Sulphonate Grease Soaps - stepping away from Lithium dependency

Lithium and Lithium complex grease soaps have long been the predominant choices of grease thickener thanks to an almost perfect balance of cost and performance. However, in recent years this cost performance dynamic has been disrupted by the rising cost of Lithium, leading to grease suppliers to look for alternatives.

This article looks at the rise of Calcium Sulphonate grease soaps as a robust and beneficial alternative in real-life applications.

Reproduced with permission per Lube Magazine (April 2019), the original publication point, via Lube Media (

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