Just a few months ago, absoluteBLACK introduced their expensive, process-intensive GRAPHENlube chain lube and billed it as the ultimate way to reduce chain friction. Now, they’re back with a more consumer-friendly option built on a wax base.
The new GRAPHENwax chain coating claims to have a few key differences from others, including the recent introductions from Silca (drip and melt) and Ceramicspeed. First, they say it won’t shed. Second, there’s no break in period (sort of). And third, there are some key chemical differences. Here’s the details…
Quick background for those new to chain waxing. There’s a full wax bath, which is what we’re talking about here, and there are drip-application wax lubes, like Squirt, Ceramicspeed, etc. In between are stick-application products like WendWax.
The new absoluteBLACK GRAPHENwax is the bath type. Just clean your chain thoroughly, then drop it into the melted wax. Here’s their application video showing exactly how to apply the GRAPHENwax hot wax to your chain: