Base Oil


Base Oil

Base Oil is the name given to lubrication grade oils initially produced from refining crude oil (mineral base oil) or through chemical synthesis (synthetic base oil). Base oil is typically defined as oil with a boiling point range between 550 and 1050 deg F, consisting of hydrocarbons with 18 to 40 carbon atoms. This oil can be either paraffinic or napthenic in nature depending on the chemical structure of the molecules.

Group I base oil
Group I base stocks contain less than 90 percent saturates and/or greater than .03 percent sulfur and have viscosity index greater than or equal to 80 and less than 120.

Group II base oil
Group II base stocks contain greater than or equal to 90 percent saturates and less than or equal to .03 percent sulfur and have viscosity index greater than or equal to 80 and less than 120.  The group-2 base oil are completely colourless in appearance.



Group 1

Properties

SN 150

SN-500

Colour

1- 1.5

1- 1.5

Appearance

Clear and bright

Clear and bright

Viscocity @ 40C, cst

26

95

Flash Point

200

230

Pour Point

-6

-6

Index

95

90


Group 2

Properties

SN 70

SN 150

SN-500

Colour

0

0

0

Appearance

Clear and bright

Clear and bright

Clear and bright

Viscocity @ 40C, cst

11-13

26-28

80-85

Flash Point

150

210

215

Pour Point

-10

-12

-12

Index

-

95

95



Quick Contact

Mr. Praveen Kumar & Mr. Virender Kumar

Parkash Oil & Chemical Co.

Wz-29, Street No. 11, Madan Park, East Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi - 110026, India


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