MOLYKOTE® G-5511 Water Tap Compound is a silicone based lubricant designed for application in water taps. MOLYKOTE® G-5511 Water Tap Compound meets several global standards for water contact: complies with UBA guidelines for the hygienic assessment of lubricants with drinking water contact, with the requirements of the Water Regulation Advisory Scheme (BS6920:2000) and NSF/ANSI 61 Standard. It is suitable for use with hot water (up to 85°C) and cold water.

Key Properties

NLGI Grade 1-2, white, used primarily in water taps between ceramic discs, rubber gaskets, and plastic components.


MOLYKOTE® G-5511 Water Tap Compound is designed for application in water taps between ceramic discs, rubber gaskets and plastic components.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent water resistance.
  • Wide service temperature range from -40 to 200°C.
  • Compatible with many elastomers.
  • Lubrication of ceramics and plastics in water taps.
  • Meets requirements of EN 817.
  • Meets several global standards for drinking water contact.

Product Details

Product Type: Compound
Chemistry: Silicone
NLGI Grade: 1-2
Thickener: PTFE
Solid Lubricant: PTFE
High Temp: 200°C
Low Temp: -40°C
Color: White

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