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Aviation Lubricants 101

Aviation lubricants are the unsung heroes of the aerospace industry, quietly ensuring the smooth operation of aircraft engines and components. From piston engines to jet turbines, these specialized lubricants play a crucial role in maintaining performance, reliability, and safety in the skies. In this article, we’ll delve into the usage, benefits, importance, and general information surrounding aviation lubricants.

Aviation lubricants are indispensable for the safe and efficient operation of aircraft, providing vital lubrication, protection, and performance enhancement.

Benefits to the Aircraft System:

  • Friction Reduction: Aviation lubricants minimize friction between moving parts, reducing wear and extending the lifespan of critical components such as bearings, gears, and shafts. This results in smoother operation and lower maintenance costs over time.
  • Temperature Regulation: Aircraft engines operate in harsh environments with extreme temperature variations. High-quality lubricants help dissipate heat effectively, preventing overheating and ensuring consistent performance even in demanding conditions.
  • Corrosion Protection: Corrosion is a constant threat in aviation due to exposure to moisture, salt, and other corrosive agents. Aviation lubricants form a protective barrier on metal surfaces, shielding them from rust and corrosion and preserving structural integrity.
  • Fuel Efficiency: By reducing friction and optimizing engine performance, aviation lubricants contribute to improved fuel efficiency, resulting in lower operating costs and reduced environmental impact.

Recommended AeroShell Aviation Lubricants:

AeroShell manufactures and distributes aircraft fuels and lubricants in addition to providing clients with aviation reliability services. Airports and airlines, both large and small, as well as individual clients such as corporate jet operators and flying clubs, are among our valued customer. Solutions include:

  • Piston Engine Oils – AeroShell’s piston engine oils provide protection that helps save you time and money on maintenance work, improving your piston engine aircraft’s availability and performance.
  • Turbine Engine Oils – A range of oils for turbine engines that ensures cleaner running, lower cost of maintenance and greater longevity.
  • Hydraulic Fluids & Preservatives – A complete range of hydraulic fluids and preservatives to serve critical purposes across an airframe from calibration and preservation to hydraulic use. Fluids are designed to keep components working effectively through their lives.
  • Greases – A versatile range of greases that is formulated to excel in wide-ranging applications, reducing costs and improving maintenance efficiency.

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