L 163

Incidental Food Contact Conveyor Lubricant

* Purpose

L 163 is a water soluble lubricant designed for use on conveyors in meat and poultry plants where incidental food contact may occur. This product has high detergency to aid in cleaning conveyors.

* Typical Applications

L 163 is specifically recommended for use in areas of low to moderate water hardness for lubrication of tracks and conveyors. L 163 is safe for use on all metal and plastic conveyors when used as directed.

* Advantages

Food Grade Ingredients – Approved for use where incidental food contact may occur.

High Detergency – Cleans while it lubricates.

Low Foaming – Will not foam excessively under most conditions.

* Properties

L 163 is a straw-colored liquid formulated with organic detergents, water conditioners and soap-based lubricants. This product is non-phosphated, has an operating pH of 10.1, and a Specific Gravity of 1.02 (8.5 lbs./gallon).

* Use Directions

L 163 has a maximum dilution of 1:90 in 6 gpg (100 ppm as CaCO3) hardness. Optimum operating dilutions may be derived using this dilution as a starting point. Dilutions will vary, depending on chain load and length of track. Contact your local LW Chemical representative for specific recommendations.

* Packaging

Available in 55 gallon plastic drums.

* Authorization

L 163 is authorized by the USDA for use under category code letter H1:

Lubricants with incidental contact. These compounds may be used as a

lubricant on equipment in locations in which there is exposure of the

lubricated part to edible products.

L 163


Care should be taken to avoid getting product in eyes. In case of contact with eyes, flush immediately with plenty of water. In the event irritation persists, check with physician.

Commodity Code: Lubricating & Cleaning Compound, Soap Base.