Company Overview - Panolin International Inc
The PANOLIN Group has emerged from PANOLIN AG, founded in 1949.
PANOLIN is a completely independent Swiss lubricants manufacturer based near Zurich, specialising in Environmentally Considerate Lubricants, Hydraulic fluids and Greases, for all vessel applications.
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Benefits of using lubricants manufactured by PANOLIN
- Recognised as meeting Bio-degradability, Toxicity and Bio-accumulation requirements – and leave no residual sheen/slick
- Superior Viscosity-Temperature behaviour – retains higher viscosity and shear stability than mineral oils at high temperatures
- No Lacquer formation/gumming - due to outstanding thermal oxidation stability
- Much higher (~x15) water absorption capacity to saturation, compared with mineral based oils
- Readily ‘demulsifies’ for effective management of seawater ingress into vessel equipment
- No ‘buttery’ emulsion formed with seawater – bearings & seals can operate on ‘pure’ oil, as they were designed to – and no clogged pipes
- Compatibility with a wide range of sealing materials, bearing materials, paints
- Low Pour Point – lower viscosity at low temperatures than mineral oils – good cold start fluidity and lubrication at low temperature
- Less downtime for oil changes to be done; saving of resources and reduction of costs for disposal of used oil
- Reduced Carbon Footprint: CO₂ emission reduction, renewable resources, energy savings
- Selected products hold International eco labels
- Through-life cost saving – longer life than mineral oil – potentially the life of the equipment
This is PANOLINs new lubricants concept for ships and vessels. It stands for a ship/vessel, which conserves the environment.
GREENMARINE consists of PANOLIN ECLs (Environmentally Considerate Lubricants)
- Synthetic longer life span/extended oil drain intervals safe lubrication even under very high load
- Rapidly biodegradable, low toxicity, no bioaccumulation
- NEW: reduces CO2 emissions thanks to longevity (vs. mineral oil)
PANOLIN GREENMARINE for a greener future
- Since 30 years PANOLIN ECLs* help to protect the environment
- Today PANOLIN helps you reduce your carbon footprint
- PANOLIN ECLs avoid several tons of CO2 emissions from your machinery
Selected PANOLIN lubricants have been awarded the EU Ecolabel.
The EU Ecolabel is a voluntary label promoting environmental excellence which can be trusted and is awarded to products that have a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle.
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