What are synthetic lubricants?
A synthetic lubricating oil is formulated from base fluid, which is chemically engineered, for example, from weak organic acids and long chain alcohol’s. This process produces a base fluid, which is tailored to the lubrication function. The additive packages are once again added to this synthetic base fluid, to form the end products for specific applications.
Only synthetic lubricants can meet the critical application demands of jet engines, spacecraft, nuclear submarines and polar (sub zero temperature) operation.