What is a Compressor Oil?
A Compressor Oil is a specially formulated lubricant that helps prevent wear or damage in compressor equipment and components. There are several different ways to formulate a performance lubricant for compressors, but all these fluids are tasked with the same requirements; Control Temperature & Heat, Reduce Wear and Damage, Protect from Rust or Corrosion, Improve Compressor Efficiency & Extend Equipment Life.
What is a Compressor Oil Made Of?
Compressor Oils are formulated from a primary base oil, either a mineral oil or synthetic based chemistry, and supplemented with specialty additives for enhanced performance. There are a range of performance additives that can be used to tailor a lubricant based on the designated application. From antioxidants to increase fluid lifespan to anti-wear additives to protect component surfaces from pitting and metal wear. Browse our portfolio of specialty Compressor Fluid Additives Here.