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L.B. Foster Company: TempFlex™ - Environmentally Safe Rail Curve Lubricant

L.B. Foster Company

Developed and manufactured by Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing, TempFlex™ is a high-performance rail curve lubricant safe for the environment, the company says. Formulated with optimized biotech-based soybean oils and select additives for exceptional anti-wear characteristics, TempFlex provides the column strength, carry-down, retentivity and resistance to rain found in the best petroleum-based lubricants. Unlike petroleum-based lubricants, TempFlex has a higher flash point so it is more fire resistant as well as a higher viscosity index to reduce thinning out at high temperatures, is biodegradable and virtually non-toxic, while competitively priced with petroleum-based lubricants, the company says. TempFlex is part of the Enviro-FORCESM line of railroad tailored environmental products and Total Friction Management™ offering of lubrication and friction management products and services.