These are the oils we use for lubricating the bearings in our pumps and other types of rotating machinery.
They are usually the heavy distillates that come off following kerosene, when we distill petroleum between the temperatures of 253-317°F (123-158°C).
- The grades are separated into light, medium and heavy depending upon the molecular weight.
- The flash points range from 300-600°F. (150-315°C).
- On February 16, 2018