Layman's Guide to NLGI Grades
Understanding NLGI Grades can be a bit daunting to the average person. What does it mean when your grease has an NLGI Grade 00? In order to help the layman understand them, we've included a chart here that compares NLGI Grades to something everyone can relate to - food. So go ahead and dig in!
|NLGI Grade Food Comparison|
|NLGI Grade||Worked Penetration After 60 Strokes at 25°C(0.1mm)||Appearance||Food Consistency Comparison|
|0||355-385||Very Soft||Brown Mustard|
|2||265-295||Moderately Soft||Peanut Butter|
|6||85-115||Very Hard||Cheddar Cheese Spread|
This table was originally sourced from a release by National-Spencer, Inc.
When Choosing Grease, Practice Due Diligence - by Jeremiah "JB" Bacon