Environmental

Why use biodegradable oils?

By December 21, 2020January 7th, 2021No Comments

A single liter of oil can pollute as much as 1,000,000 liters of water. That’s why Western States Oil International offers a large selection of biodegradable lubricants that perform well across all kinds of applications, whilst still meeting stringent environmental requirements. Our products allow you to operate with respect for the environment, and without compromising on productivity or maintenance costs. We offer lubes manufactured from synthetic esters as well as vegetable oils (chiefly rapeseed).

Vegetable oils are:

  • Almost 100% biodegradable
  • Inexpensive

Synthetic oils feature:

  • Better oxidation resistance
  • Extended service life for machinery

The range of biodegradable and eco-friendly lubricants we offer are of the highest technical specifications on the market. Their quality and efficiency are at least equal to those of conventional lubricants.

  • Biodegradable lubricant technical specifications:
  • High viscosity index
  • High flash point
  • Reduction in product volume lost via evaporation
  • Low pour point and viscosity levels, even at low temperatures
  • High biodegradability
  • Low or zero toxicity
  • Customer benefits:
  • Longer equipment service life
  • Corrosion protection
  • Energy savings
  • Greater reliability and safety
  • Respect for operators’ health and safety
  • Minimal pollution risk