Nyco Introduces New Food-grade Synthetic Ester

Noria news wires

Nyco recently introduced a new HX-1-certified multipurpose synthetic ester. Nycobase 30409 FG features high resistance to oxidation, low volatility, high viscosity index, low pour point and inherent friction modification/anti-wear properties. It is recommended for use in any lubricating application but particularly in the formulation of lubricants for the food industry where high performance is required.

"Nyco has been proposing HX-1-certified esters since 2009, starting with three products," explained Christophe Bocquez, director of the industrial and automotive division at Nyco. "Responding to the increasing demand from the lubricant industry for developing oils and greases suitable for the lubrication of equipment where incidental food contact can occur, Nyco has continuously extended its food-grade offering. Now, our ester portfolio includes nine products, covering all applications and providing our customers with solutions to formulate high-performance lubricants for the food industry."

The Nycobase Food Grade series is comprised of nine ester base fluids suitable for the formulation of H1 lubricants for incidental food contact. These fluids can be used in multiple applications including hydraulic fluids, gear oils, compressor oils, greases and chain lubricants.

Halal- and Kosher-certified, Nycobase FG series products possess thermal stability as well as low-temperature properties. Many of them also show high biodegradability and renewability levels. The products are available in bulk and in packs via Nyco's network of licensed distributors and subsidiaries.

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