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Marine Lubricant Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of marine lubricant manufacturers and suppliers. Find marine lubricant companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture marine lubricants to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top marine lubricant manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the marine lubricant companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of industrial marine lubricant, marine lubricant suppliers, or BP marine lubricants of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

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Since 1944, we have strived to bring the best synthetic lubricants to our customers. We offer a wide range of lubricant products, including food-grade, biodegradable, industrial, and marine lubricants. We will do our best to offer the best of what we do to you! We will work with customers around the world until they are fully satisfied with the quality of our product.
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If you are looking for a company that produces high quality lubrication oil, then look no further than Plews & Edelmann. Check out their UltraLube® that is professional-grade biobased lubricant. They are leaders in industry when it comes to quality products and efficient and friendly service. To learn more about their company and to discover how they can help your business, give them a call today.
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Our company offers a large variety of products, from marine lubricants to silicone lubricants. We believe in offering the highest quality products to customers as well as affordable options for all customers. We take pride in what we do, and we are committed to making you happy every time you work with us. Visit us online for more info, or contact us today!
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The Whitmore Group has been in the component protection technology industry since 1893. We engineer and manufacture specialized lubricants, coatings, sealants and contamination control breathers. Our product lines provide mining, railroad, food grade and industrial lubrication including extreme pressure greases, biodegradable lubricants, tire sealants and more. Rely on our century of experience!
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Since we first opened our doors in 1932 we have been committed to providing our customers with exceptional customer service and products that will stand up to anything! We are a family owned and operated business dedicated to serving our clients around the world! To learn more about what we can do to benefit you; visit us online or get in touch via telephone or email!
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Marine Lubricants

Marine lubricants are oil formations that are used in various types of machinery located on large ships. Due to the shear size of the ships as well as the high amount of fuel burned, there are many difficulties presented with developing a truly marine-grade lubricant.

Typically, there are three main ways marine lubricants are used: with propulsion engines, auxiliary engines and power generation, all of which require the use of one of two types of engines: crosshead and trunk piston. Crosshead engines are large reciprocating diesel engines that can be either internal combustion or steam, but are modernly more likely to be internal combustion. Crosshead engines are typically two-cycle and operate at slower speeds than trunk piston engines. Trunk piston engines are internal combustion diesel engines that operate on distillate fuels and are typically four-cycle and offer medium speeds. Unlike crosshead engines, which have a separate cylinder and crankcase sump, trunk piston engines have a common sump for both parts. Additionally, marine lubricants can be used in variable pitch propellers, geared transmissions, turbochargers, deck machinery and oil-lubricated stern tubes. A fairly new technology that is increasing in momentum is biodegradable marine lubricants, which a few companies have developed in response to increasing demand because of the environmental benefits these lubricants can offer.

Marine lubricants most often utilize paraffinic oil base stock. Paraffinic oils contain paraffin wax, which is a type of alkane hydrocarbon. Some advantages that paraffinic oils offer over other oils, such as naphthenic oils, include high oxidation resistance, low volatility and excellent stability as well as high pour points and flash points. Marine lubricants are often monograde oils that are typically SAE 30/40/50 viscosity grades. Monograde oils can be used in marine applications due to the stable operating conditions of the ship's engine room. As a result of the many difficulties of maintaining good lubrication of marine equipment, most lubricants utilize additives that provide additional features such as increased lubricity and corrosion-resistance that allow them to be used in these applications. The most common additive types that are used for marine lubricants include corrosion inhibitors, pour-point depressants, antioxidants, anti-foam compounds, detergents/dispersants and anti-wear/friction. These additional characteristics that make certain marine lubricants more desirable are synthetically developed.
 
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