BECHEM’s range of specialty fluids

SPECIALITY OILS & FLUIDS

Extensive Range of Specialty Oils & Fluids

BECHEM’s extensive range of speciality oils and metal working fluids for industrial applications and metal working processes are developed with high quality base oils and advanced additive package.

The range of speciality oils are based on mineral as well as synthetic hydrocarbons including Polyalphaolefins (PAO) and Polyglycols (PG). Recommended for industrial gear boxes, heavy duty chains as well as oil lubricated plain and roller bearings, the speciality oils by BECHEM possess superior oxidation stability, high dosage of anti wear additives and excellent viscosity temperature behaviour.

BECHEM Range of Speciality Oils & Fluids

BECHEM’s range of speciality fluids cover the entire spectrum of metal working processes from moderate machining to severe cutting operation to wire drawing and tube forming processes. The new generation of metal working fluids by BECHEM provide long sump life, excellent surface finish and corrosion protection, extended tool life and best in class economy.

COMPRESSOR OILS
The Berusynth range of synthetic oils with performance additives provide long service life for screw compressors. The PAO based oil with excellent thermal stability and ageing resistance…

CUTTING FLUIDS
BECHEM’s Avantin range are the most advanced breed of cutting fluids that have set new benchmarks in the industry by achieving maximum performance with minimal consumption.

NEAT CUTTING OILS
BECHEM’s range of neat oils have excellent EP and anti wear properties essential for increased tool life and achieve superior surface finish. BECHEM neat oil possess excellent flushing properties …..

SYNTHETIC GEAR OILS
Berusynth range of synthetic oils by BECHEM are based on proven synthetics including Polyglycol, Polyalphaolefin (PAO) as well as Esters. Available in varied viscosities…

FOOD GRADE OILS
BECHEM’s comprehensive range of high performance food grade oils comply to NSF guidelines and are recommended for a wide array of demanding applications. NSF H1 approved food grade oils 

SYNTHETIC CHAIN OILS
Berusynth Chain oil series is recommended for long term lubrication of heavy duty chains that experience heavy loads, extreme operating temperatures as well as for meeting special requirements….

HIGH PERFORMANCE GEAR OILS
The Berugear, Staroil and Berusynth range of mineral and synthetic based gear oils by BECHEM offer superior performance by reducing friction and power loss as well as managing temperature rise.

KNITTING OILS
BECHEM High performance knitting oil series are recommended for lubricating of needle and sinkers in all modern circular and flatbed knitting machines. Staroil KNT 32 has higher flash point …

HIGH VISCOUS FLUIDS
BECHEM’s range of high viscous fluids are developed for heavily loaded applications such as gears and journal bearings. The fluids are adhesive in nature and naturally form a thick lubricating film ….

INDUSTRIAL CLEANERS
Beruclean range of cleaners by BECHEM developed with advanced formulation provide spotless and speck free components, leaving no residues mandatory for critical machining….

WIRE DRAWING FLUIDS
BECHEM’s Unopol and Berudraw range are globally sought after lubricants for wire drawing processes of Copper and Aluminium alloys. These advanced lubricants provide superior lubricity ….

MINIMUM QUANTITY LUBRICANTS
BECHEM’s MQL (Minimum Quantity Lubrication) range of advanced lubricants form a continuous film on the tool and metal job interface with the intention of reducing friction & temperature build up.

OILS FOR PUNCHING & BLANKING
BECHEM’s range of cold forming oils have been developed after thoroughly understanding requirements of the customer and subsequently collaborating with machine manufacturers for superior product function.

Frequently asked lubricant questions (FAQ)

Greases are made by mixing a solid material, called a thickener, with a base oil and property enhancing additives; but it’s the oil that forms the lubrication film. For better understanding, grease thickener can be thought of as a sponge saturated with oil. Moving parts squeeze the oil out of the sponge like thickener for forming the lubrication film. Typically, the base oil constitutes the largest proportion of grease weight at about 80-90%, followed by thickener at 10 to 20% and additives under 10%.

Dropping point of a lubricating grease is an indicator of the heat resistance of the grease. and is the temperature at which the grease is no more a thickened lubricating medium. The dropping point indicates the upper temperature limit at which a grease retains its structure, not the maximum temperature at which a grease may be used.

Few greases have the ability to regain their original structure after cooling down from the dropping point.

The most important feature of a grease is its consistency. A grease that is too stiff may not get pumped into areas requiring lubrication. While a grease that is too fluid may leak out. Grease consistency depends on the type and amount of thickener used and the viscosity of its base oil. A grease consistency is its resistance to deformation by an applied force.

The measure of consistency is called penetration. Penetration depends on whether the consistency has been altered by working. Standard test procedures established by American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) and accepted by industry are ASTM D 217 and D 1403, measure penetration of unworked and worked greases.

The NLGI has established consistency numbers ranging from 000 to 6, corresponding to specified ranges of penetration distance of the standard cone into the test grease. Table below lists the NLGI grease classifications along with a description of the consistency of each classification.

Viscosity: It is a measure of resistance to flow of a lubricating oil.

Viscosity index: It is defined as rate of change of viscosity with respect to temperature.

Significance:

  • It is the most important property which determines the performance of lubricating oils under the influence of temperature
  • A lubricating oil should have sufficient viscosity to retain a lubricating film on the surface
  • On machine part moving at slow speeds under high pressures, a high viscous oil should be used as it better resists being squeezed out from between the rubbing parts.  Light oils can be used for lower pressures and high speeds.
  • It is not possible to maintain a liquid oil film between two moving or sliding surfaces if the viscosity is too low and hence excessive wear will occur.

The pour point of an oil is the minimum temperature at which the oil turns into semi solid and almost losses its flow characteristic. At low temperatures, the viscosity of the oil will be very high, causing the oil to resist flow. This is important in equipment that operates in a cold environment or handles cold fluids.

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