A Dry Film lubricant is used to prevent galling and seizure of metals. It is a modified paint where the pigment has been substituted or exchanged for a powdered lubricant such as graphite or moly disulfide.
Lubricants covered by this specification are intended for use on aluminum, copper, steel, stainless steel and titanium, as well as chromium and nickel bearing surfaces. It is useful where conventional lubricants may be easily contaminated. Cured lubricant film is highly resistant to conventional fluid lubricants.
Typical applications include sliding motion devices such as plain and spherical bearings, flap tracks, hinges, threads, cam surfaces, etc.