• Belt Applications
  • Flexible Mandrel Lubricant
  • Rigid Mandrel


  • EPDM
  • Fluoroelastomers
  • Silicone
  • Neoprene
  • Butyl
  • ECO
  • CPE
  • Organic Compounds
  • HNBR
  • SBR
  • Natural Rubber
  • Buna-N
  • FKM (Viton®
  • Aflas®)
  • Vamac®


  • Solvent Based
  • Allows for excellent coupling retention
  • Allows long lengths of hose to be ejected
  • Colorless nonoily coating
  • Prevents adhesion of the tube to the mandrel surface
  • Will bond to the applied surface
  • Will not adversely affect adhesion of tube reinforcement and cover compound
  • Will not produce pitted tube problems
  • Will not transfer or contaminate tube compounds

McLube 1733H Mandrel Lubricant for Hose & Belts


Solvent based dispersion of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). Produces a dry colorless film with a very low coefficient of friction and excellent lubricating properties. Provides excellent mandrel ejection for a variety of hose constructions and compounds.

Technical Data:

  • Color and appearance................White, translucent dispersion
  • Dispersing medium.....................Solvent - heptane
  • Specific gravity............................0.73
  • Weight per gallon (lbs.)..............6.1

Application Method:

    Flexible mandrels should be cleaned using a suitable solvent and free of any anti-tack or processing agents. McLube Mold Cleaner may be used. McLube 1733L is intended for use as supplied. Since the product is a dispersion of solid particles agitation is required prior to use and periodically during use. Any conventional application method may be used for the product - spraying, dipping, wiping, or brushing. A thin even coating should be applied. A second coat is recommended after the solvent from the first coat has evaporated.

Safety and Handling:

    The Material Safety Data Sheet should be reviewed before using McLube 1733H. The precautions to be observed in handling McLube 1733H are those related to heptane, the solvent contained in the product. This solvent is flammable, and thus, the product should be kept away from heat, sparks and flames. Use only with adequate ventilation, especially in enclosed areas. The active ingredient is essentially nontoxic but heating above 550°F may cause formation of potentially harmful substances. Smoking should not be permitted while using McLube 1733H, and contamination of tobacco products should be avoided. Safety glasses and gloves are recommended when using this product.


12 oz. Spray Can, Gallon Container, 5 Gallon Pail, 55 Gallon Drum


For expert technical assistance in selecting the optimum product to meet your specific requirements and to be convinced of the benefits of McLube lubricant coatings, we recommend you evaluate the appropriate product under your specific conditions. Samples and technical assistance are available, as well as custom formulations that suggest themselves for a specific application.