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Ranging from disbasic to polyol, Esterex™ esters are organic esters well-suited for lubricant applications, including automotive, textile, industrial, aviation, turbine and compressor lubricants.

They can be used as a stand-alone base stock or in combination with other fluids. Most Esterex esters are inherently biodegradable,* making them an appropriate choice for applications in which a lubricant is in contact with the environment.


  • Good thermal and oxidative stability
  • Low volatility
  • Detergency and dispersancy
  • Lubricity
  • Biodegradability*

*Biodegradability is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as meeting specific biodegradation criteria under defined testing conditions. For more information on the specific product and testing information for our various grades of Esterex materials which have all been tested to OECD 301F and 301B, click here.


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