MOLYKOTE® Introduces New Noise-Reducing, Low-Friction, Low-Bleeding Polyalphaolefin (PAO) Grease

MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease is optimized for actuators used in automotive, imaging and industrial applications

MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease is optimized for actuators used in automotive, imaging and industrial applications


MIDLAND, MI., May 24, 2021 – DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced the introduction of MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease, a noise-reducing grease specially formulated for sliding-contact applications with fast movement and high loads or slow movement and low loads – particularly actuators.

MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease is available globally and meets market trends by managing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), which is important to improving users’ comfort in a variety of industries. The specialty lubricant provides reduced noise and excellent lubrication, and it also helps save energy for the electrified vehicles of the future.

With a service temperature range of -40 to 130°C, PAO-based MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease is optimized for actuators in a variety of industries, including automotive, imaging and industrial. The new grease does not bleed oil, and it is suitable for plastic/plastic, metal/plastic and metal/metal material combinations.

“DuPont is actively investing in NVH lubrication solutions, as controlling noise and vibration continues to be important to automotive and industrial engineers as they look to not only enhance user experience and comfort, but also to enable connectivity and save energy in next-generation electrified vehicles,” said Catherine Jing, Asia Pacific market manager for MOLYKOTE®.

To learn more about MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease and other MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants, visit

About MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants

For more than 70 years, customers around the world have trusted the MOLYKOTE® brand for performance and expertise to solve or prevent virtually any lubrication problem and to save energy. Available through a global network of channel partners, MOLYKOTE® brand lubricants – which include anti-friction coatings, compounds, dispersions, greases, oils and fluids, and pastes – serve the automotive market and industrial/maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) markets. For more information about the MOLYKOTE® brand, visit

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Margaret Guzzardo

President, AGP & Associates, Inc., for DuPont

Phone: +1 989 839 5800

Chris Swart

DuPont Communications

Phone: +1 248 979 4303