Air Compressor Oils

Air Compressor Oils are designed to reduce friction, prevent wear, and dissipate heat, guaranteeing the efficient compression of air in various industrial applications.

Common types are Synthetic Oils, used for high-temperature applications, Piston Compressor Oils for reciprocating compressors, and Rotary Screw Compressor Oils for rotary screw compressors.


Product NameProduct TypeAvailable ViscositiesApplications
LubeRite C SeriesMineral-based Air Compressor OilISO VG 32, 46, 68, 100Rotary screw or vane, centrifugal compressors and reciprocating compressors up to 500 working hours
Tacbecon SSC SeriesSemi-synthetic Air Compressor OilISO VG 32, 46, 68, 100Centrifugal compressors, oil-flooded screw, rotary vane compressors or vacuum pump and reciprocating compressors up to 2,000 working hours
Tacbecon SYN P1000 SeriesSynthetic (PAO) Air Compressor OilISO VG 32, 46, 68, 100, 150Oil-flooded rotary screw, rotary vane, sliding vane, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors up to 8,000 working hours
Tacbecon Disyn SeriesSynthetic (Diester) Air Compressor OilISO VG 32, 46, 68, 100, 150Oil-flooded screw and rotary vane compressors; axial and centrifugal compressors up to 8,000 working hours
Tacbecon PG FSC 46Synthetic (PAG/POE) Air Compressor OilISO VG 46Oil-flooded rotary screw compressors up to 8,000 working hours

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Oil is Used in Air Compressors?

The ideal oil for air compressors is specifically formulated compressor oil. This type of oil is designed to withstand the unique conditions within compressors, offering excellent lubrication, heat dissipation, and protection against wear and corrosion.

Can I Use Regular Oil in My Air Compressor?

Using regular oil in your air compressor is not recommended. Regular oils may lack the additives required to handle the high temperatures and pressures within air compressors. Opting for dedicated air compressor oils ensures the optimal performance and longevity of your equipment.

Is Air Compressor Oil the Same as Pump Oil?

While the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, air compressor oil and pump oil are not always the same. Air compressor oil is specifically designed for the conditions within an air compressor, including high temperatures and pressures. Pump oil may lack the necessary additives for effective lubrication in an air compressor.

What is Air Compressor Oil?

Air compressor oil is a specially formulated lubricant designed to meet the demanding requirements of air compressors. It provides superior lubrication, thermal stability, and resistance to oxidation, ensuring optimal performance and protection for the compressor components.

What Are Air Compressor Oils Used For?

Air compressor oils are crucial for lubricating and protecting compressor components, ensuring smooth operation, heat dissipation, and resistance to wear and corrosion. These oils play a vital role in maintaining the efficiency and longevity of air compressor systems.

What Are Air Compressor Oils Made Of?

Air compressor oils are typically formulated with a base oil and a combination of additives. The base oil can be mineral-based or synthetic, depending on the application. Additives may include anti-wear agents, rust inhibitors, and oxidation stabilizers to enhance the oil's performance.

Air Compressor Oil Substitute:

Substituting with regular or incompatible oils may result in reduced efficiency, increased wear, and potential damage to the compressor. It is recommended to use dedicated air compressor oils for optimal performance.

What Weight is Air Compressor Oil?

The weight or viscosity of air compressor oil depends on specific requirements, with common viscosities including ISO 32, ISO 46, and ISO 68. The choice depends on factors such as ambient temperature and compressor design.

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