Ingenuity Versatility Integrity

Popular Mechanics August 1976

Our guiding principles- ingenuity, versatility and integrity- enable us to provide solutions
that ensure our customers’ success today and tomorrow. We are dedicated to continuous
product and graphite research and development.

SLIP Plate® History

Asbury Carbons dry film technology was first created in 1975 when
railroad maintenance engineers searched for a remedy to the problem of lubricating switch
plates for railroad tracks. SLIP Plate® was created as
an original solution – a dry film lubricant that was Slippery When Dry®.

Asbury Carbons makes many products using this technology to help
perform some amazing tasks. For agricultural and industrial applications we created SLIP
Plate® No. 1 (Heavy Duty), No. 3 (Quick Dry), and No. 4 (Eco-Friendly) – lubricants which reduce sliding friction
when applied on hay elevators, gravity wagons, rollers and other equipment. Seed SLIK™
Graphite, Talc and Blend (of graphite and
talc) were formulated to ease seed flow during planting while SLIP Plate® Cold Oven Chain and Hot Oven Chain Lubricants – to prolong the life of conveyor chains
and reduce noise.

MowerGUARD™ Graphite aids in preventing wet grass clippings
from accumulation under lawn mowers. Black Ice™ Graphite is
used in gun and fire-fighting equipment maintenance. A high-quality graphite powder Tube-O-Lube®, SLIP Plate®
Aerosol, Chain & Cable, and Penetrant Plus aerosols were created for house and other
lubrication purposes.


SLIP Plate® products use high quality graphite powders
from certified and qualified sources to produce the highest level of coating protection.
Competitive products may make claims that they are equal in performance, but experience in
the field and in the lab show that they are not the same and may even scratch and increase
damage of your equipment due to lower quality of graphite.


SLIP Plate® brand on the can insures you are getting a
product backed by a company with over 90 years of manufacturing excellence and production
know-how. SLIP Plate® is the original graphite dry-film coating, and was the first to
help save farmers money replacing equipment that prematurely failed.


Asbury Carbons is at the forefront of graphite and carbon-based
solutions to sliding friction issues. Competitors like to copy the popular products, but
only Asbury Carbons offers a full line of coatings and lubricants
for agriculture today.


Count on Asbury Carbons for products designed to maximize profit and
protect the life and minimize the wear and tear on your valuable tools and equipment. SLIP
Plate® products are produced from the finest graphite
powders to protect your investment for seasons to come.

Auto Transport, Trailers, RV Equipment, Trucking/Fleet Management

C.F. Bender Co., Inc.
Phone: 800.366.3907
Fax: 913.371.1572
B/A Products
8925 McGaw Court
Columbia, MD 21045 USA
Phone: 800.327.3301

Automotive & Farming

Available at participating NAPA auto parts stores
NAPA Balkamp
2601 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241 USA
Phone: 800.538.6272

Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)

100 Grainger Parkway
Lake Forest, IL 60045-5201 USA
Phone: 888-361-8649
600 Academy Drive
Suite 100
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 800-305-1664 (Toll Free US)
Phone: 847-279-1619

2001 Theurer Blvd.
Winona, MN 55987 USA
Phone: 507.454.5374
Fax: 507.453.8049

600 N County Line Rd.
Elmhurst, IL 60126-2081 USA
Phone: 630.833.0300 or 630.600.3600
Fax: 630.834.9427

Agriculture & Logging

John Day Company
PO Box 3541
6263 Abbott Drive
Omaha, NE 68103-0541
Phone: 800.767.2273 or 402.455.8000
Fax: 402.457.3812
Canadian Farm Supply
R.R. 3, 23703 Wellburn Road
St. Marys, Ontario N4X 1C6 CANADA
Phone: 519.461.1739 or 800.265.4638
Fax: 519.461.1599 or 800.363.2162
United Agri Systems (1998) Inc.
#6-2043 Abbotsford Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 6Y5 CANADA
Phone: 604.859.4240
Fax: 604.859.3730
Northwestern Felt & Abrasives
P.O. Box 231417425-B S.W. Pilkington Rd
Lake Oswego, OR, 97035 USA


Industry Railway Suppliers, Inc.
P.O. Box 448
811 Golf Lane
Bennsenville, IL 60106 USA
Phone: 630.766.5708
Fax: 630.766.0017

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