What is High Performance White Lithium Grease and what is it used for?

What is lithium grease?

Lithium Grease has become a staple of an engineer’s tool box, being used for a number of different things. There are 3 main constituent parts to a grease: –

  • Oil
  • Thickener
  • Additives

white lithium grease in use


Put simply, the oil is the main lubricator; the thickener determines the characteristics of the product; and additives enhance the operating properties of the grease.

Lithium is a type of thickener; so not only provides structure to hold the oil in place, but it also acts as a sponge by releasing small amounts of oil during use.

There are several different types of thickener depending on application requirements and factors; such as moisture levels, extremes of temperature and speed.

However, for many applications that are deemed non-extreme or general purpose in nature, Lithium is a popular choice

The benefits of White Lithium Grease:

  • Thick lithium grease solution provides – great long-term lubrication
  • High viscosity formula – won’t drip or run
  • Works well under pressure – ideal for load bearing connections
  • Reduces friction and wear
  • Perfect for metal-to-metal applications
  • Water and heat resistant – great for outdoor use

WD-40 thick High-Performance White Lithium Grease lubricant provides great protection for heavy duty, metal-to-metal applications. It can be used outdoors regardless of weather and temperature conditions.

The high viscosity water-resistant formula won’t drip or run, remaining where it’s applied through all weathers, and through temperatures from -18°C to +145°C

This makes it ideal for use on automotive connections, tow bars, gear and brake mechanisms and CV joints.

WD-40 High-Performance White Lithium Grease lubricant is also great for use on gardening tools; keeping them in good working order through the seasons with minimal maintenance. Use WD-40 White Lithium Grease to keep components moving smoothly and free of friction and seizing, as well as preventatively to protect against rust and corrosion.

Use White Lithium Grease for:

  • Motor pivot points
  • Bearings
  • Winches
  • Pistons
  • Conveyors
  • Tracks and runners
  • Cables and chains
  • Water pumps
  • Gear and brake mechanisms
  • Latches and hinges
  • Gardening tools
  • Tow bars for trailers/caravans


What’s more, with the Smart Straw applicator, you’ve got two ways to spray!

  1. Use the flip up straw for hard to reach areas, such as inside chains, locks or rollers.
  2. Flip it down to use the wide-angle spray eye for area coverage on surfaces.white lithium grease

Whichever way you need to spray, you can rely on the clever 360° valve to work efficiently at every angle, even upside down.


The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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