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Synthetic base stocks  

Lubricant formulation is more challenging than ever – tighter deadlines, changing requirements and relentless demand for innovation. Count on us to help you innovate confidently and grow your business through: 

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    Supply reliability

    Through a global footprint that includes four manufacturing centers, we provide supply capability as well as technical and customer support in all regions.

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    Market overview

    Learn how the use of synthetic lubricants in light- and heavy-duty vehicles and in industrial applications is increasing.

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    Energy efficiency

    Explore our energy efficiency study on industrial gear oils formulated with SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO.

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    SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO

    High-viscosity metallocene polyalphaolefin base stock provides high performance at a wide temperature range and exceptional low-temperature properties.

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    SpectraSyn Plus™ PAO

    Advanced low-viscosity synthetic base stock for low volatility and low-temperature fluidity to produce advanced lubricants.

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    SpectraSyn™ Hi Vis PAO

    High viscosity base stock especially suited for industrial oils requiring high stability under harsh operating conditions.

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    SpectraSyn™ Low Vis PAO

    Low viscosity base stock offering low-temperature fluidity, low volatility and improved thermal stability.

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    Synesstic™ AN

    Alkylated naphthalene base stock often used as blend component for additive solvency, seal compatibility and hydrolytic stability.

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    Esterex™ esters

    Organic esters are well-suited as a blend component for additive solvency, seal compatibility or biodegradability.

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