Environmentally Considerate Lubricants (ECLs, EALs)



Designation
ATLANTIS
Prod. no.
36054
36060
36062
36065
Visc.
5
15
22
N 32
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic zinc-free, high-performance EAL for hydraulic systems. Based on saturated synthetic esters.
For hydraulic systems in Offshore and marine applications.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%. CEFAS (UK) no substitution warning, Miljødirektoratet (Norway), Miljøstyrelsen (Denmark), SODM (Netherlands), RINA Green Plus. EPA Vessel General Permit 2013.
Performance grade


Approvals: DAMCOS A/S (Emerson Process Management).
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Designation
BIOFLUID LS
Prod. no.
26825
Visc.
68
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic, high-performance EAL for axles in agricultural, forestry, earth-moving and other machinery.
biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade


Approvals: ZF TE-ML 05H.
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Designation
BIOFLUID SBH
Prod. no.
26811
26813
Visc.
10W-30
ISO 46
Properties/applications
Fully syntethetic, high performance EAL-UTTO for combined use in powershift gearboxes, hydraulic systems, differentials, axles with hydrodynamic brakes, hydraulic winches and central oil supply for gearboxes, axle drives and hydraulic systems.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade


Approvals: Sennebogen 012016 (26811).
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Designation
BIOFLUID ZFH
Prod. no.
26820
Visc.
68
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic, high-performance EAL-UTTO for combined use in gearboxes, axles, hydraulic systems and retarders in railroad construction, agricultural, earth-moving and other machinery.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade


Approvals: Gürdesan.
Stiebel Getriebe.
ZF TE-ML 03H, 06G, 07E.
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Designation
BIOGEAR RS
Prod. no.
25325
Visc.
80W-90
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic, high-pressure and high-performance EAL for gearboxes, differentials and final drives.
biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade
API GL-4/5.

Approvals: Airo by TIGIEFFE s.r.l.
Sequani Meccanica/CTE.
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Designation
BIOGREASE EP 2
Prod. no.
72868
Visc.
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic, beige colored, environment-acceptable multipurpose grease with EP additives ensuring excellent load-bearing properties. Good water resistance.
Applications: for greasing points on vehicles and earth-moving machinery, water turbine guidevane bearings and screw pumps in sewage treatment plants, and much more.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%. EPA Vessel General Permit 2013.
Performance grade
–35 °C bis/to/à 120 °C

Approvals: Airo by TIGIEFFE s.r.l.
Gürdesan.
Macor Marine.
MMG Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH.
Rolls-Royce Marine AS - Brattvaag Deck Machinery.
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Designation
BIOMOT LD
Prod. no.
07405
Visc.
10W-40
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic environment-considerate multigrade oil for extremely heavy-duty diesel engines with long oil change intervals.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade
*ACEA B3, B4, E4, E7.
*API CI-4.

Approvals: Terex Demag.
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Designation
BIOMOT LE-X
Prod. no.
07410
Visc.
5W-30
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic environment-considerate multigrade oil for extremely heavy-duty diesel engines with long oil change intervals.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade
*ACEA E6, E7, E9.
*API CI-4.
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Designation
BIOMOT LX
Prod. no.
07350
Visc.
10W/40
Properties/applications
Fully synthetic environment-considerate lowSAPS oil for modern diesel aggregates. Particularly suitable for diesel engines with exhaust treatment systems.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%.
Performance grade

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Designation
BIOTRACK E
Prod. no.
54918
54926
54930
Visc.
68
320
700
Properties/applications
Environment-considerate oil for lost-oil lubrication systems, based on renewable ester. Good emergency running properties even under thin-film conditions.
Applications: flanged wheels, track switches and gear drive chains, hydraulic demolition hammer picks and chisels, wire ropes and cables.
Biodegradability: OECD 301 B; > 60%. EPA Vessel General Permit 2013.
Performance grade


Approvals: Gürdesan.
Macor Marine (54930).
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Increasing Awareness for Pollution: Important Features of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs)

The increasing awareness for pollution caused by many chemicals, including lubricants, promotes the use of environmentally friendly products. There is a clear trend towards a more responsible use of lubricants, and several legislations already limit the use of certain oils in some applications. EALs are environmentally acceptable lubricants that are highly biodegradable, and minimally toxic to the environment. They are used, for example, in construction, mining, forestry, agriculture, medicine, food-processing industry, hydroelectric dams, and various marine uses.

PANOLIN EAL fluids are based on saturated synthetic esters and stand for very high-quality products. PANOLIN has used this technology since 1983. EALs have a minimally negative impact on the environment, which is why they are in general preferred over petroleum-based lubricants. However, the technical superiority of the product is still the most important factor in a purchase decision. During the last three and a half decades, PANOLIN has developed an EAL technology that is both eco-friendly and technically superb.

The EALs are rapidly biodegradable

Biodegradability is an important environmental parameter for the evaluation of organic substances and describes their decomposition or mineralization by microorganisms in the environment. The OECD 301B test is used to evaluate the biodegradability of EALs. This test uses so-called respirometry, meaning that it investigates the CO2-production in a closed liquid environment over a minimum of 28 days. If at least 60% of the material is biodegraded within 28 days, it is empirically proven to be biodegradable. Another test which gauges the environmental acceptability of an industrial oil is called ISO 15380, applicable for hydraulic systems in offshore and marine applications, in hydrodynamic brakes, hydraulic winches and central oil supply for gearboxes, differentials and final drives, in agricultural, forestry, retarders in railroad construction, earth-moving and other machinery and for greasing points on vehicles and earth-moving machinery, water turbine guidevane bearings and screw pumps in sewage treatment plants, and much more..

PANOLIN EALs outperform all tests in all specifications. Accordingly, they are not only much more environmentally friendly than petroleum-based oils but are also characterized by a significantly longer service life. The technical superiority of PANOLIN products, high environmental protection and a long life of the product reduce costs.

Low Toxicity

Low toxicity is an essential feature of any EAL. A bio-based EAL is made of minimally-toxic components. Before the oils are certified for use, they are tested to ascertain that they would not harm life form that may get in contact with the EALs. Regarding ecotoxicity, PANOLIN EALs are proven to prevent ecosystems from severe damage. In the case of lubricant leakages or spills, the oil does not affect marine life and other forms of life. PANOLIN has made an ecotoxicity testing and environmental risk assessment. The minimal toxicity combined with the biodegradability ensures that the bio-based oils are environmentally-responsible. The minimal toxicity makes the bio-based EALs suitable for use in environmentally-sensitive areas such as in or near water. PANOLIN's environmentally friendly products are internationally recognized, as numerous national and international eco-labels such as EPA, ABS Type Approval, Cefas, HOCNF Labels, Korea Eco Label, The Blue Angel/Der Blaue Engel, Swedish Standard, USDA BIO PREFERRED, Rina Green plus, Prijatelj Okolisa, Ekologicky Setrný Výrobek or the EU Ecolabel prove.