What about the properties expected from a hydraulic oil in specific environments?
For certain specific applications, the hydraulic oil must have certain additional properties.
- Low flammability
In order to limit the risk of fire, certain applications (steelworks, mines, etc.) require the use of fire resistant fluids.
- Suitability for incidental food contact
For the food and pharmaceutical industries, oils “suitable for incidental food contact” may be required.
For applications in which the oil may be in contact with the environment, biodegradable lubricants can be proposed, in order to limit the impact on the environment.