Polywater® WJ-128 Lubricant J


Typical Lead Time: 7-10 days. Note that this product is only sold in multiples of 4.

SKU: WJ-128 Categories: ,


WJ-128 includes:

  • 1-gal/3.8-liter pail

Lubricant Lowers Tension When Pulling Wire & Cable

Polywater® Lubricant J is the best known of the Polywater lubricants. For three decades, millions of feet of underground and industrial cable have been pulled using Polywater J. This results in both a popular and a proven product.

This is the Winter Grade (WJ) version (for cold weather use in temperatures as low as -20°F (-30°C)).

  • Excellent Friction Reduction: For low cable pulling tension.
  • Clean and Non-Staining: Minimizes clean-up time.
  • Field-Friendly Application: Can be pumped, hand applied, or distributed by Front End Pack .
  • Temperature Stable: No ruined lubricant from freeze/thaw or high-temperature exposure.
  • High Cling Factor: Stays on cable jacket during application.

Specifications and Applications:

Cable Compatibility: Passes IEEE 1210 physical and electrical testing on a wide variety of cable materials. It does not stress crack polyethylene. Refer to the technical bulletin for details.

Friction Testing: Shows excellent lubricity on a variety of cable jacket types. Using PVC conduit, the following COFs were measured: PVC .11, XLPE .11, LLDPE .11, HDPE .09, THHN .13, XHHW .11. Method described in “Coefficient of Friction Measurement on Polywater’s Friction Table, 2007”. Typical values determined using 200 lbs/ft normal force.

Formula: Contains no wax, grease, or silicone.

Temperature Range: Has a wide temperature use range: 20° F to 120° F (-5° C to 50° C); Winter Grade Polywater® WJ: -20° F to 120° F (-30° C to 50° C).

Additional information

Weight 9.25 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 17 × 8 in