Mobil SHC Chain 240

High Temperature Chain Lubricant

Mobil SHC™ Chain 240

Mobil SHC Chain 240 is an exceptional performance chain lubricant designed for lubrication of high temperature conveyor chains at temperatures up to 290°C / 555°F. It is designed to provide excellent wear protection and resistance to evaporation, thermo-oxidation and coking.


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Features and Benefits

Mobil SHC Chain 240 helps to:

•  Provide a degree of equipment protection beyond the capabilities of conventional chain lubricants

•  Provide extra reassurance of trouble-free equipment protection at very high temperatures

•  Extend equipment life, reduce costs, improve total system performance

•  Prevent wear of chains, sprockets, and other system components

•  Reduce deposit formation thereby reducing chain sticking

•  Provide lasting lubrication of chains at high temperatures

•  Reduce lubricant consumption compared to conventional chain lubricants



Mobil SHC Chain 240 is designed specifically for the lubrication of oven conveyor chains at temperatures up to 290ºC (555⁰ F). It is suitable for high temperature chain applications in:

     •  Fiber glass insulation manufacture

     •  Particleboard (OSB , MSB) manufacture

     •  Plastics and textiles manufacture

     •  Paint oven operations


Properties and Specifications



Copper Corrosion, 3 Hrs @ 100C, Rating, ISO 2160


Density @ 20C, kg/m3, ISO 12185


Evaporation Loss, 6.5 h, 204 C, mass%, ASTM D972(mod)


Flash Point (COC), C, EN ISO 2592


Foam, Sequence I, Stability, 24 C, ml, ISO 6247


Foam, Sequence I, Tendency, 24 C, ml, ISO 6247


Four-Ball Extreme Pressure Test, Weld Load, kgf, ASTM D2783


Four-Ball Wear Test, Scar Diameter, 40 kg, 1200 rpm, 1 h, 75 C, mm, ASTM D4172


Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s, ISO 3104


Kinematic Viscosity @ 40C, mm2/s, ISO 3104


Pour Point, °C, ISO 3016


Viscosity Index, ISO 2909



Health and safety

Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @