Dry lubricant for conveying containers

  • US 7,741,257 B2
  • Filed: 03/15/2005
  • Issued: 06/22/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for lubricating the passage of a container along a conveyor, comprising applying an undiluted lubricant composition through non-energized nozzles to at least a portion of the container-contacting surface of the conveyor or to at least a portion of the conveyor-contacting surface of the container, the lubricant composition comprising:

  • a. from about 0.05 to about 20 wt. % of a fatty acid;

    b. from about 0.1 to about 10 wt. % of a water-miscible silicone material; and

    c. from about 70 to about 99.9 wt. % water.

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