AW 100 Hydraulic Oil
AW 100 Hydraulic Oils contain a zinc anti-wear additive that is designed to protect hydraulic systems and equipment by reducing wear. The quality of the base oil controls corrosion, oxidation, and suppresses foam and aeration. AW 100 hydraulic fluids have an International Standards Viscosity Grade or ISO VG of 100. This is the thickness of the fluid tested at 40 degrees Celsius. ISO VG 100 would be considered thick for a hydraulic and flows equivalent to a SAE 30 weight lubricant. Cold weather could be an issue for hydraulic systems using an oil with a 100 viscosity grade.
These AW Hydraulic Fluids are used in a wide range of industrial and mobile hydraulic applications. Thinner hydraulic fluids flow better in cold temperatures but when they are too thin, can cause leaks as well as improper lubrication. Adversely, hydraulic fluids that are too thick, can cause sluggish operation in the cold weather and can starve the pumps of necessary lubrication. Make sure to check with the equipment manufacturer for proper viscosity requirements.
PSC offers Anti-Wear Hydraulic Fluids from many quality manufactures such as Mobil, Shell, Chevron, Phillips 66, and Sunoco just to name a few. They also come in a variety of performance and price levels. To help you decide which hydraulic fluid is ultimately best for your application, PSC has links to Manufacturer's Technical Data Sheets (SDS & PDS) on all the individual product pages. Technical Data Sheets or Product Data Sheets provide detailed product performance data as well as any specifications and or approvals the products meet.
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