SpectraSyn™ Lo Vis PAO

Available in viscosity ranges between 2 to 10 cSt at 100°C, SpectraSyn Lo Vis (Low Viscosity) PAO (polyalphaolefins) are used to formulate synthetic lubricants and for upgrading mineral oil base stocks.

They are used as the primary base stock for synthetic lubricants in a variety of applications, including:

  • Passenger car engines
  • Heavy-duty diesel engines
  • Transmissions and gearboxes
  • Various industrial applications

Formulators add SpectraSyn Lo Vis PAO to mineral oils to gain better low-temperature properties, low volatility and improved thermal stability. They can also be combined with SpectraSyn™ Hi Vis PAO , SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO and Synesstic™ AN (Alkylated Naphthalene) Blendstocks  to formulate cross-grade engine and automotive gear oils as well as various ISO VG industrial oils.