Chain Oils

Chain Oils are specifically formulated to reduce friction, minimize wear and tear, and provide crucial protection to chains in various industrial applications. Common types include penetrating oils for deep lubrication, high-temperature chain lubricants for extreme operating conditions, and general-purpose oils suitable for a broad range of applications.


Product NameProduct TypeViscosity (cSt at 40°C)Operating Temperature (°C)Applications
Tacbecon WR 460Mineral-based Chain Oil450-10 to 150Multi-service chain oil, adherent to metals
Syntech PCL HT 270PS PlusSynthetic (Ester) High Temperature Chain Oil414 to 506-10 to 230°C, up to 270°C for short periodsHigh temperature chain oil for textile stenter, drying machines under extreme conditions
Tacbecon SCL 4200Synthetic (Ester) High Viscosity and Temperature Chain Oil4200-15 to 250For outdoor application where very thick film is needed to protect the chain
Teccem Fluoronox 1460Synthetic (PFPE) High Temperature Chain Oil460-20 to 280Odorless, colorless, non-flammable, oxidation resistant, inert, no deposits, may be used for 300°C intermittently for reflow ovens
Tacbecon HTG 320Synthetic (Ester + Graphite) Ultra High Temperature Chain Oil320-15 to 600For ultra-high temperatures like kilns, the solids provide lubrication once the lubricant evaporates

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Benefit of Chain Oil?

Chain oil offers a range of benefits to chains and sprockets, including reduced friction, wear prevention, and corrosion resistance. Proper lubrication with chain oil extends the life of the chain, ensures smooth operation, and minimizes the need for frequent replacements.

Why is Oil Applied to Chains?

Applying oil to chains is essential for maintaining optimal performance and longevity. Chains are subject to friction and wear during operation, and chain oil serves as a lubricant, creating a protective barrier between metal surfaces. This reduces heat generation, minimizes wear, and prevents corrosion, resulting in smoother and more efficient chain operation.

What Happens if You Don't Oil Your Chain?

Neglecting to oil your chain can lead to increased friction, wear, and heat generation during operation. This accelerates the wear and tear of chain components, shortens the lifespan of the chain, and may result in chain failure. Additionally, without proper lubrication, chains are more susceptible to rust and corrosion, especially in harsh environmental conditions.

How Long Does Chain Oil Last?

The longevity of chain oil depends on factors such as the type of oil used, operating conditions, and the frequency of chain usage. In general, it is recommended to regularly inspect and lubricate chains to ensure optimal performance. High-quality chain oils typically provide lasting lubrication, but periodic maintenance is crucial for sustained chain health.

What Are Chain Oils Used For?

Chain oils are specifically formulated lubricants designed for use on chains in various applications. These oils reduce friction, protect against wear, and provide corrosion resistance, ensuring the smooth and reliable operation of chains in diverse industries, including manufacturing, automotive, and agriculture.

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