Mobil DTE Oil 205

Compressor Oil

Mobil DTE Oil 205 is a lubricating oil formulated to provide excellent anti-wear and friction-reducing properties for compressor cylinder lubrication as well as protection against rust and corrosion.  Mobil DTE Oil 205 is designed for wet-gas compression and exhibits excellent resistance to washing by water and other entrained liquids.  It resists oxidation and provides effective lubrication at low feed rates, thereby extending operating periods between valve-cleaning intervals.

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Features and Benefits

Mobil DTE Oil 205 offers the following benefits:

Features Advantages and Potential Benefits
Excellent resistance to washing by water and other entrained liquids Extended cylinder, ring, and packing life
Effective lubrication at low feed rates Reduced oil purchases, extended valve rebuild intervals
Good anti-wear and friction reducing Extended ring and packing life properties
Rust and corrosion protection Extended compressor cylinder life
Resists oxidation Reduced discharge valve deposits, extended valve rebuild intervals


Mobil DTE Oil 205 lubricant is recommended for the cylinder lubrication of reciprocating compressors and special rotary sliding vane compressors in air and inert gas service. It is particularly applicable where wet gas is being compressed. While developed primarily for multistage compressors, its superior qualities will provide benefits in many single- and two-stage compressors operating at higher pressures or discharge temperatures or when compressing wet gas.

Mobil DTE Oil 205 is not designed for use in compressor crankcases, particularly those compressors having high lead bearings, or crankshafts fitted with lead counterweights.

It should not be used when compressing air for breathing.

Typical Properties

Mobil DTE Oil 205
Specific Gravity, calc. 0.90
Pour Point, °C (°F) -9 (16)
Flash Point, °C (°F), min 282(540)
Viscosity, ASTM D 445
cSt at 40°C 220
cSt at 100°C 19.5


Health and Safety

Based on available information, this product is not expected to produce adverse effects on health when used for the intended application and the recommendations provided in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) are followed. MSDS's are available upon request through your sales contract office, or via the Internet at This product should not be used for purposes other than its intended use. If disposing used product, take care to protect the environment.