Friction Reducers

MOLYVAN® L Friction Reducer

MOLYVAN L is an oil-soluble organic molybdenum additive containing sulfur and phosphorus. It functions as friction reducer, antioxidant, antiwear, and E.P. agent. It is used in engine oils, metalworking compositions and in a variety of industrial and auto-motive lubricating oils, greases and specialties. MOLYVAN L is an outstanding antiwear agent. It is quite useful in automotive and industrial gear oils and greases which operate under heavy load conditions. Note: Since oil formulations vary it is recommended that upon the incorporation of any additive the finished product be tested to confirm original test results. In some formulations, the presence of MOLYVAN L may contribute to copper corrosion which would be detrimental to some diesel engines. Therefore, its use in such lubricants is not recommended.

VANLUBE® 289 Lubricant Additive

VANLUBE 289 is a boron-containing antiwear additive that does not contain phosphorus, sulfur, or metallic elements. It is an effective antiwear additive, by itself or in combination with other antiwear/EP additives. Falex Pin and Vee Block Test data show that VANLUBE 289 affords antiwear protection not provided by other additives such as zinc dialkyl dithiophosphate, ashless dialkyl dithiophosphate, zinc diakyl dithiocarbamate, molybdenum diakyl dithiocarbamate, ashless dialkyl dithiocarbamate, and alkyl thiadiazole. The Falex Pin and Vee Block Test data also show that VANLUBE 289 forms synergistic combinations with these additives. Thus, VANLUBE 289 is an ideal antiwear additive for the formulation of low sulfur, ash, and phosphorus (SAP) engine oils, or other lubricant applications in which these elements are restricted.

VANLUBE® 0401 Lubricant Additive

VANLUBE® 0401 is a phosphorus-free synergistic blend of additives recommended for engine oils in order to control high temperature deposits, reduce friction and provide excellent wear and oxidation protection. It is an ideal lubricant additive for the formulation of energy-conserving low phosphorus engine oils.

VANLUBE® 289 HD Lubricant Additive

VANLUBE® 289 HD is an oil-soluble, borated ester/amide antiwear and friction reducer additive with enhanced corrosion inhibition especially designed to meet the HTCBT requirements of heavy duty diesel engine oils. It does not contain sulfur or phosphorus and is useful in a wide range of automotive and industrial lubricants either alone or in combination with other antiwear and friction reducer additives.
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