Gars Lubricants is a leading producer of base oil SN500 , the most commonly used Base oil . SN 500 is a light base oil that falls at the top of the Grade I specifications. These oils are used primarily in the production of lubricants.
It is a Group I oil, which has been subject to solvent refining and waxing processes. It is used as a base ingredient by formulators and blenders for lubricants for passenger and commercial vehicles as well as for industrial applications. It is free from any impurities or other compounds that could harm its quality.
Solvent Refining is the oldest type of petroleum-based oil. It was developed in the 1930s. It is usually made up of conventional petroleum base oils. Hydro-treating, an improvement in refining processes, made this base oil more stable and less reactive than earlier base oils.
API defines group 1 as "base stocks containing less than 90% saturates/or more than 0.03 percent sulfur, and having a viscosity of 80 or less than 120".
According to American Petroleum Institute (API), Gars Lubricants Co is one the largest suppliers of base oil Group I. This oil contains less than 90% saturates and has an index greater than 85 or less than 120.
Different grades of Base Oil are manufactured in the Gars Lubricants Refinery by solvent refining paraffinic crude oils as follows, using modern production facilities and high-quality raw materials.
Base oils are used in the manufacture of products such as motor oil, industrial oil, grease, and others.
Base oil packed in used or new 180 kg drums, iso tanks, Flexitanks, and bulk shipments. Each 20-foot container takes 80 drums.
Lubricants are made from highly refined mineral oils and specified additives. This lubricant poses no danger to the body under normal use conditions. Any lubricant, regardless of its type, should be treated with extreme care.
Avoid splashing and avoid combustible material. Keep the oil covered and away from pollution. Do not pour the oil down the drains, into the watercourses, or onto the soil.