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Whitecourt Oil has a new motor oil entry: multigrade One True 1, designed for higher revving, hotter running modern engines. Targeting turbocharged, normally aspirated engines, older gasoline-fueled cars, trailers and campers, the SAE 5W-20, 5W-30 and 10W-30 oils conserve energy, guard against wear, lengthen engine life and control oil consumption, says the company. They are API licensed for SM classification and are ILSAC GF-4 certified. The oils allow quick starting and oil pumping. They maintain viscosity over a wide temperature range, stay in grade between drains, protect sensitive valve areas from wear, and reduce deposits in hot areas that can lead to ring sticking and power loss, Whitecourt says. Web:

Cool Your Compressor

Get as much out of your reciprocating air and shop compressors as you put into them, with Royal Purples Synfilm Recip. The company says Synfilm Recip improves efficiency by creating a better seal between piston rings and the cylinder wall. This synthetic, energy efficient, high-film-strength lubricant uses Synerlec additive technology to keep piston-type reciprocating air compressors running smoother, quieter, cooler and longer. Royal Purple says it also reduces wear and prevents damaging carbon deposits from forming in discharge valves. Web: www.

Extend Drain Intervals

Amsoils reformulated Extended Life XL synthetic motor oils boast Extended Drain Boost additives to accommodate newer vehicles oil change intervals of 10,000 miles or six months (whichever is first), or even longer. Meeting the new API SN and ILSAC GF-5 service categories, the oil has extra alkaline additives and premium synthetic base stocks to neutralize acids, raise the total base number and resist shear. Amsoil says the products offer improved fuel economy; are not harmful to emissions systems; provide hot and cold engine protection; and reduce viscosity loss and evaporation. Available in SAE 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30 and 10W-40, they wear bold new packaging, including totes, drums, single gallons and quarts. Web:

Safetys in the Bag

New Pigs transformer containment bags are built for safe transport of transformers containing mineral oils and/or PCBs. Using a hoist or forklift, the bags high-capacity straps allow safe lifting of up to 4,800 pounds without wear or ripping, says the maker. Pull up the duffel sleeve to cover the entire transformer, and cinch tight to keep out debris and rain. The durable and puncture-, tear- and weather-resistant bags are made of watertight nylon and polyethylene between layers of woven polypropylene. Integrated pads cushion and prevent radiator fins from poking through, and catch leaks or splashes. Compliant with 40 CFR 112.7 and 40 CFR 122.26, theyre U.N.-rated and meet packing group II standards for PCB transport. Web:

Curb Corrosion

Salcal 2200 from Kimes Technologies is an over-based calcium salicylate made to improve rust inhibition in a variety of applications. This addition to the companys sulfonate line is suggested for curbing corrosion in lubricants and coatings. It has antioxidant properties for use as a detergent in two-stroke, marine diesel or automotive crankcase lubricants. It can be used with (or instead of) overbased or other varieties of calcium sulfonates, says Kimes, or when use of sulfur is undesirable. Also available: Salcal 1750, formulated with lower total base number. Request a sample. Web:

Food-grade with Spray Convenience

CRCs Syntha-Tech lubricant with PTFE contains synthetic oils and antiwear and extreme pressure additives, and is NSF H-1 registered for nonfood contact applications in meat and poultry facilities. Spray it on ball joints, bearings, cables, cams, chains, conveyors, doors, fans, food processing equipment, gears, guide bars, handling equipment, hinges, hoists, lifts, linkages, motors, pulleys, taps, tools, valves, rollers, slides and more. It forms a long-lasting film with PTFE additives to minimize surface contact and friction, extend lubricating intervals and reduce wear. Able to endure temperatures from -40 to 450 degrees F, its non-flammable and VOC-free. Web:

In-Process Rust Inhibition

Water-based process chemicals now can be supplemented with MK-590 from Markee International, formulated to enhance the inhibition of ferrous corrosion. The company says as little as 1 percent MK-590 added to sumps complements the ingredients in machining and grinding coolants, mass finishing and washing compounds, polymer quenchants and water-based sizing lubricants, to provide in-process rust control. Its green, water-based and essentially free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), says Markee. Web:

Mixer Goes Where Needed

Sharpe Mixers portable stands eliminate the need for multiple mixers, making mixing easy especially when a varied number of tanks or mixing requirements are involved. They are constructed of stainless steel with 36-, 48-, or 60-inch stroke length and power-assist raising and lowering. They meet USDA paint-free equipment mandates. Optional counter-weights, locking casters and adjustable leveling guides are available. The electric series comes with a remote control and a 0.5-HP motor with a worm gear drive; it can be electro-polished and is priced from $7,669. Compressed air-operated versions are priced from $3,495. Web:

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