SLIP Plate® Featured at Mid-States 2012

August 27, 2012

SLIP Plate® featured SLIP Plate® products at Mid-States Distributing Company 2012 Fall Show in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mid-States Distributing Company represents a dynamic purchasing cooperative of independent farm and ranch stores retailers. The show was an opportunity to inform distributors of our wide-array of graphitic lubricants ready for their markets. Product manager, Barry Lee, of Superior Graphite explains, “Large retail farm stores are already planning for their Spring planting season and SLIP Plate products are essential to making equipment operate smoothly around the farm.”


Mid-States Distributing Company
2012 Fall Show
Minneapolis Convention Center / Hilton
Minneapolis, MN
Aug. 26 – 28, 2012
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SLIP Plate® are know by brand name for over 40 years. These products are eco-friendly graphite-based lubricants engineered to reduce sliding friction, material build-up and premature part failure. SLIP Plate®’s global team introduced the following new SLIP Plate® products at the show:


NEW Seed SLIK™ Pricing and Packaging
We heard the farmers! Seed SLIK will be offered in rugged water-tight plastic pails for 10 lb and 25 lb products in 2013. In addition to great pricing, Farmers like this type of container with ample room to mix other planting chemicals and keep them dry for storage. Seed SLIK Seed Lubricants are made from high quality powdered graphite and talc powders from environmentally safe and natural minerals that will not hurt seeds, or plantings as they grow. Row crop seeds like corn and beans slide easily off the planter plates to avoid misfires. Graphite is safe for use with most corn/beans or wood pellet boilers and furnaces. Seed SLIK comes in the following packages: 12-16oz, 10lb pails, or 25lb pails.


SLIP Plate® Aerosol and Penetrant Plus or Chain & Cable
All products have the power of graphite for long lasting lubrication. SLIP Plate® Aerosol is the original dry film lubricant trusted for 40 years. Penetrant Plus is a penetrant oil, cuts through rust to free up moving parts. Chain & Cable penetrates deep into chain linkages reducing wear. Available in Blister Pack POP display!

MowerGUARD™ is a dry-film graphite lubricant that prevents build-up of grass and debris on mower decks. It increases cutting efficiency and reduces clean up time. It also works great on tools such as shovels, rakes, and wheelbarrels. MowerGUARD comes in 7oz and 12oz cans. Also check out Starter Pack, which includes a 7oz can and a wire cup brush. For more info, visit

Today, SLIP Plate® continues to evolve to meet the needs of farmers, maintenance engineers, fire fighters, institutional maintenance personnel, commercial truck fleets, golf courses, plant engineers and the home consumer. Innovation, quality and consistency for almost 40 years make SLIP Plate® products the best on the market. SLIP Plate®e continues to work to develop new graphite products and new coating technologies through active R&D programs and partnerships with major universities and industrial customers. SLIP Plate® is a world-leading innovator of unique technologies in the graphite industry.