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VGP-compliant lubricant for the lubrication of wire ropes

Performance Features

  • temperature range: -20 to +70°C
  • very good wear protection
  • reliably prevents rope corrosion
  • very good water resistance
  • biodegradable
  • meets VGP/EAL requirements
  • VGP Compliance Certificate available on request


CEPLATTYN R-VGP was especially developed to meet the requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL) and thus comply with the Vessel General Permit (VGP).
CEPLATTYN R-VGP is a black grease with special solid lubricants and highly effective anti-corrosion and anti-wear additives.

Field of application

CEPLATTYN R-VGP is intended for the lubrication of wire ropes, sliding guides, drive elements, and open gearings, for example of jacking rigs, used in environmentally sensitive areas, such as harbours, ships, water locks, etc.

Method of application

CEPLATTYN R-VGP is applied manually by brush or glove or via suitable rope lubricators.


  • Transport
  • Power generation
  • Mining, quarrying, exploration
  • Machinery, equipment
  • Construction
  • Agriculture, forestry

The information shown on this side is based on the experience and expertise of the FUCHS Group in the development and manufacture of lubricants and represents the current state of the art. The performance of our products can be influenced by a series of factors, especially the specific use, the method of application, the operational environment, component pretreatment, possible external contamination, etc. For this reason, universally valid statements about the function of our products are not possible. Our products must not be used in aircraft/spacecraft or parts thereof. This does not apply if the products can be removed again before the components are fitted in an aircraft/spacecraft. The information given here represents general, non-binding guidelines. No warranty expressed or implied is given concerning the properties of the product or its suitability for any given application. We therefore recommend that you consult a FUCHS Group application engineer to discuss application conditions and the performance criteria of the products before the products are used. It is the responsibility of the user to test the functional suitability of the products and to use them with the corresponding care. Our products are subject to continuous further development. We therefore retain the right to change our product range, the products, and their manufacturing processes as well as all details on this side at any time and without warning, provided that no customer-specific agreements exist that require otherwise.

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