The ABC'S of EAL's

29. 07. 2015 - Navigating the new normal for marine lubricants

With a new global push for environmentally considerate lubricants or, as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states, Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL), end users face though questions. These include: What lubricant os correct for each application? Does the lubricant comply with current regulations? What EAL base oil is best for my equipment and will the system perform at its peak? Is the lubricant approved for compatibility? Can we afford the changeover to EAL's? The list of questions is endless, and it can be overwhelming.