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Lubricants and Protectants

While we carry a wide selection of lubricants, remember that not all products are appropriate for all applications.
Consult the owners manual of your equipment for specific recommendations.

Oxygen Compatible Lubricants
TRIBOLUBE 71, O2 Compatible Lube—2oz/57g tube | Oxygen Safe Lubricants | Aerospace Lubricants is proud to offer their latest Tribolube® line of products that is furthering the sport of scuba diving. Unlike competitive products, the Tribolube® line of products offer superior extreme pressure and anti-wear properties extending equipment life by dramatically reducing corrosion and sticky, residue buildup.

Tribolube 71 | Material Safety Data Sheet | Aerospace Lubricants, Inc. MSDS

Tribolube 71 | Technical Data Sheet | Aerospace Lubricants, Inc. Technical Data

TRIBOLUBE 71, O2 Compatible Lube—2oz/57g tube
TRIBOLUBE 71 primary characteristic is that it uses PTFE that has not been irradiated. Non-irradiated PTFE over long term exposure has demonstrated it does not corrode aluminum or anodized aluminum. Tribolube-71 has a very wide temperature range, nonreactive with strong acids, oxygen, fuels, and solvents. It is an excellent anti-wear, extreme pressure lubricant with long life. Tribolube-71 is qualified to MIL-PRF-27617 types 1, 2, & 3.

For lubricating gauges, regulators, valves, rebreathers and other components when O2 compatibility is required.
Available in 2 oz.

Price: $49.95   add Hollis TRIBOLUBE 71, O2 Compatible Lube—2oz/57g tube to cart

Silicone Lubricants

Gear Aid Silicone Grease |   Gear Aid Silicone Grease
Keep rubber, plastic and metal on dive gear thoroughly lubricated with Silicone Grease by GEAR AID. Over time, these essential parts can wear out and dry up. Protect and condition O-rings, valve systems and regulator components on all dive gear with quality food grade (non-edible) silicone grease. This handy, long-lasting silicone lubricant is specially formulated to permeate rubber surfaces. When you need to protect against moisture and degradation, reach for Silicone Grease for a better seal and longer gear life.
Available in 1/4 oz.

Not for O2 applications!

Price: $4.50   Gear Aid Silicone Grease |

Wetsuit / Drysuit Lubricants
McNett ProTalc Drysuit Lubricant & Protectant | Talc Bags McNett ProTalc Bags
McNett Brand ProTalc™ helps preserve latex and rubber seals, eases entry into watersports suits, absorbs moisture, and helps prevent chafing. Ideal for wetsuit & drysuit seals, dry suit tops & bottoms, latex boots & gloves, two-part kayak paddles and more. Also great for dusting Aquaseal treated items after curing.
Available in 1/2 oz. bags

Price: $5.50   add McNett ProTalc Bags to cart

Zipper Care and Lubricants

Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant | Scuba Center

Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant | YouTube video

Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant
Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant is designed to remove sand, dirt and salt deposits that can make a zipper stick. Previously known as Zip Care, this zipper lubricant’s handy brush top removes debris and delivers its cleaning formula right between the zipper teeth. Plus, it leaves behind a clear, protective and lubricating film to prevent corrosion of zippers. Use it regularly and experience the joy of gliding zippers on wetsuits, dive bags and outdoor gear.
Available in 2 oz.

Price: $5.50   add Gear Aid Zipper Lubricant, Liquid Zipper Cleaner & Lubricant to cart


Gear Aid Zipper Lubricant Stick --  

Gear Aid Zip Tech Zipper Lubricant Stick | YouTube video

Gear Aid Zipper Lubricant Stick
Unstick zippers quickly with GEAR AID Zipper Lubricant. More than just a zipper wax, it also protects nylon, plastic, and metal zippers against salt, chlorine, rust, and corrosion – helping hardworking zippers last longer. Stuck zippers on all types of outdoor gear can be unzipped with a simple application. Use this non-toxic formula to lubricate zipper housings and heavy-duty zippers on tents, wetsuits, luggage, soft coolers, convertible soft tops, and watersports equipment. This multipurpose lubricant was previously known as Zip Tech and designed for watertight zippers, too. Making it perfect for use on wetsuits, drysuits, and dive gear. Never wonder how to fix a stuck zipper again. With a trusty Zipper Lubricant on hand, the adventure never stops.

Price: $5.95   add Gear Aid Zipper Lubricant Stick to cart

SI Tech Zip Wax Stick - 20gr 61357-20 | Clog Free Paraffin Wax | Dry Suit Zipper Wax

SI Tech Zip Wax Stick - 20gr
Wax/paraffin for drysuit zippers and Quick Glove Dry Glove system..
Available in 20gr.

Price: $9.95   add SI Tech Zip Wax Stick - 20gr 61357-20 to cart

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While these are excellent reference materials, in no way should this information be considered a replacement for proper training and/or experience for the specific type of diving or snorkeling activity in which you plan to participate.