Most industrial-grease applications require more performance than can be provided by the wide range of general-purpose greases available on the market. The challenge in identifying and manufacturing high-performance greases is that, until now, no independent entity had established a performance specification. In August 2019, NLGI, formerly known as the National Lubricating Grease Institute, Liberty, MO (nlgi.org), assembled a global team of grease and application experts to create the needed industry specification.
XPG-15 has been approved against the NLGI HPM certification. In addition to the HPM core certification, 49 North Lubricants XPG-15 also obtained the +LT tag