Vickers Oils started trading in 1828 and remains a private, independent company led by the 5th generation of the Vickers family. Specialising in niche sectors of industrial lubricants, they have been making specialised marine lubricants since the 1880s, which are now used worldwide and sold in over 60 countries globally. They are an ethical and people centric company, serving their oldest customer since at least 1859 and they have worked with most of their suppliers for decades. They aim to be the technology leaders in biodegradable lubrication and have recently invested in a new laboratory to support R&D.
Vickers Oils is the leader in Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) for the marine industry. In 2002 they became the first company to make EALs commercially available to the global marine market. Their products have been proven in practice and used by thousands of vessels making them the first choice for responsible vessel operators.
Their OEM approved, VGP compliant product range includes
- HYDROX BIO lubricants are developed primarily for use in sterntubes and bearings where water ingress may occur.
- BIOGEAR XP is a range of high performance, extreme pressure (EP) gear oils with excellent anti-wear and micro pitting performance. It is designed for use where there is potential for fluid loss to occur, for example from thrusters and some CPP designs.
- BIOGREASE EP is a Lithium/Calcium thickened lubricating grease based on fully saturated esters. It is designed for use in sensitive marine environments.
- ECOSURE is a range of high performance, anti-wear hydraulic fluids. Typically used in CPPs, water tight doors, ramps, platforms, davits, cranes, winches, capstans and stabilizers.
For more information, please contact us or visit vickers-oil.com.
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