Explore the many benefits of Hydro Safe Oil
Hydro Safe is environmentally friendly and entirely biodegradable, with excellent anti-wear capabilities. In case of leakage, there may be no clean-up costs as some agencies may not require the clean-up of vegetable-based fluids. However, it is essential to adhere to all EPA, State, and local laws concerning clean-up and reporting of spills. The product is designed to minimize its environmental impact and has a low environmental persistence rate.
These environmentally friendly oils offer remarkable versatility, suitable for nearly all applications where petroleum-based and synthetic oils are traditionally used. The market now offers an extensive array of bio-based oils, catering to a wide range of application needs. These oils shine particularly in ecologically sensitive settings like marine, forest, and agricultural domains, as well as areas where fire resistance is a priority. Their outstanding performance makes them a compelling choice for environmentally conscious users across various industries.
Hydro Safe offers outstanding anti-wear protection for pumps and valves while preventing any "rainbow" effect in water. It boasts a comprehensive set of benefits, including anti-oxidant, anti-corrosive, and anti-foam properties, ensuring optimal performance and durability. Additionally, it provides excellent rust and corrosion protection for system components. User safety is prioritized as it is safe to handle, and it features a higher flash point and a high viscosity index, making it a reliable and versatile choice for various applications.
Seamless conversion to vegetable-oil-based fluids is assured, as they exhibit perfect compatibility with petroleum oil. For optimal results, we recommend thoroughly flushing the system to remove as much petroleum or synthetic oil as possible before introducing the biodegradable oil. However, in cases where trace amounts of petroleum oil remain, rest assured that the system can safely accommodate them without causing any issues. This approach ensures a smooth transition to the eco-friendly solution, maximizing its performance while maintaining system integrity.
Hydro Safe® meets or exceeds all tests as follows: ASTM D-2882, ASTM D-2619, ASTM D-3604, ASTM D-2272, ASTM D-4172, ASTM D-892, ASTM D-287, ASTM D-471-66, ASTM D-877 Dielectric Strength Test, ASTM D-5864, OECD 301B - Readily Biodegradable Modified Strum Test, FTM-5308.6 - Oxidation Test, ISO-9439 International Water Quality Evaluation Standard Oxidation Test, ISO-9001:2000 Certification.
One year is the recommendation, as are other hydraulic fluids.
The bio-based content in Hydro Safe hydraulic oils range from 84% to 99%, depending on the grade of oil. All of Hydro Safe hydraulic oils are totally biodegradable, and exceeds the government criteria of being "readily biodegradable" (60% in 28 days, ASTM D-5864). Readily biodegradable is defined as an attribute of products that have a natural ability to biodegrade quickly and completely.
Hydro Safe Oil presents a plethora of benefits that make it an unrivaled choice for high-speed, high-pressure pumps, valves, and associated equipment. Offering exceptional corrosion and oxidation resistance, this fluid ensures prolonged equipment life by safeguarding against wear. Its impressive temperature/viscosity characteristics enable seamless operation across a wide temperature range, from -35 to 165 degrees Celsius.