DURASYN LOW VISCOSITY (LOW VIS) POLYALPHAOLEFINS

  • DURASYN LOW VISCOSITY (LOW VIS) POLYALPHAOLEFINS

    INEOS Oligomers is the world's largest merchant marketer of polyalphaolefins (PAO) synthetic fluids under the trade name Durasyn. 

     

    INEOS has Durasyn®  PAO production plants in LaPorte (Texas, USA) and in Feluy (Belgium). Both sites are integrated with INEOS' linear alpha olefin (LAO) product line, which provides the feedstock for the production of Durasyn fluids. 

     

    The INEOS polyalphaolefin business has a global presence, with regional commercial teams located throughout the U.S. , Europe and Asia. We employ a highly experienced technical group, an experienced and professional network of local sales staff and local distributors to assure true global reach. 

    Durasyn polyalphaolefins (PAOs) are produced by oligomerizing alpha olefins (1-olefins) in the presence of an acidic catalyst to a mixture of olefin dimers, trimers, tetramers and higher oligomers (*approximate structures shown below). In the final step, these oligomers are hydrogenated to produce a fully saturated hydrocarbon mixture. These hydrogenated oligomers are additionally fractionated to produce our Durasyn low viscosity products with viscosities from 2 mm2/s at 100°C to 10  mm2/s at 100°C. For any additional technical information, please email us at durasyn@ineos.com.

    *approximate structures of oligomers present in polyalphaolefin

    LOW VISCOSITY DURASYN POLYALPHAOLEFIN

    DURASYN LOW VISCOSITY POLYALPHAOLEFIN (LOW VIS PAO) GRADES AT A GLANCE

    Durasyn PAO162164164X166166X168170

    Color (ASTM D1500)

    <0.5  <0.5  <0.5  <0.5  <0.5  <0.5  <0.5 

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 100°C

    1.9  3.9  4.0  5.9  5.9  7.8  9.6 

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 40°C

    5.50  17.2  18.2  31.0  30.8  47.5  62.9 

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, -40°C

    310  2,626  2,700  8,100  7,795  19,660  37,620 

    Viscosity Index

    122  124  124  135  137  136  137 

    Pour Point, °C

    <-55  <-65  <-60  <-60  <-54  <-50  <-45 

    Flash Point, °C

    >145  >204  >204  >225  >225  >245  >250 

    Noack Volatility, Weight Loss 250°C

    99  <14  <14  <9  <9  <4  <3.5 

    Specific Gravity (60/60°F)

    0.801  0.818  0.820  0.827  0.830  0.832  0.836 

    Total Acid Number 

    <0.01  <0.01  <0.01  <0.01  <0.01  <0.01  <0.01 

    Bromine Number

    <1.0  <0.4  <0.4  <0.4  <0.4  <0.4  <1.0 

    For user reference, 1 mm2/s = 1 cSt

    Durasyn PAO125126127128145146147148
    Color (ASTM D1500) <0.5 <0.5 <0.5 <0.5 <0.5 <0.5 <0.5 <0.5

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 100°C

    5.1 6.0 6.98 7.8 5.2 5.9 7.1 7.8
    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 40°C 24.7 30.6 38.1 44.5 25.3 30.4 38.8 44.1
    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, -40°C 5,690 --- --- --- 4,967 7,018 11,649 15,259

    Viscosity Index

    143 144 144 145 143 146 145 146

    Pour Point, °C 

    <-40 <-37 <-35 <-33 <-45 <-45 <-43 <-39
    Flash Point, °C >215 >220 >225 >225 >225 >225 >225 >225

    Noack Volatility, Weight Loss 250°C

    5.5 4.5 3.0 2.3 4.9 4.9 3.2 2.9

    Specific Gravity (60/60°F)

    0.824 0.828 0.831 0.832 0.820 0.827 0.830 0.833

    Total Acid Number 

    <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
    Bromine Number

     

    <0.4 <0.4 <0.4 <0.4 <0.4 <0.4 <0.4 <0.4

    For user reference, 1 mm2/s = 1 cSt

    Durasyn PAO156

    Color (ASTM D1500)

    <0.5

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 100°C

    6.1

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, 40°C

    32.0

    Kinematic Viscosity, mm2/s, -40°C

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    Viscosity Index

    145

    Pour Point, °C 

    <-36

    Flash Point, °C

    >220

    Noack Volatility, Weight Loss 250°C

    <7.0

    Specific Gravity (60/60°F)

    0.828

    Total Acid Number 

    <0.01

    Bromine Number

    <0.4

    For user reference, 1 mm2/s = 1cSt

    Note: The physical properties of INEOS polyalphaolefin materials are summarized in the table above. The values quoted were obtained from samples of production materials, and are provided for guidance only. These are not intended to be specification properties.

    CONTACT US

    For additional information on Durasyn Polyalphaolefins or to request samples, email us at durasyn@ineos.com