Refrigeration piping oil and lubricants


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Use of lubricants in systems using natural refrigerants

Changing environmental regulations have resulted in the increasing adoption of natural refrigerants, such as ammonia and carbon dioxide (CO2). This, in turn, has created a need for new lubricants specifically formulated to work with these options.

ExxonMobil has developed an in-depth technical guide that provides insight into the challenges presented by natural refrigerants. The paper also describes how lubricant/refrigerant interactions should be taken into consideration by equipment designers.

Performance recommendations: Keep your equipment running best by choosing the lubricant recommended for specific operating conditions.
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Lubricants for Refrigeration

Technical resources

Machine Startup Oil Analysis and Compatibility | Mobil™

Engineers assess lubricant compatibility, machinery conditions and startup procedures to help enhance equipment productivity.

Mobil Serv, Article

Thermography Inspection | Mobil™

Expert thermographic inspections can help avoid operational downtime by identifying potential equipment and lubricant issues.

Mobil Serv, Article

Synthetic Oil Reduces Refrigerator Compressor Costs | Mobil™

With Mobil Gargoyle Arctic SHC 226E, Unilever Polska Plant increased oil drain intervals up to 200 percent.

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Oil compatibility in ammonia refrigeration compressors | Mobil™

Learn about the compatibility of Mobil™ Industrial refrigerant oils.

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    Our Mobil Gargoyle Arctic SHC™ 200 Series refrigerant oils are able to perform in severe conditions beyond the capabilities of conventional mineral oils.

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