ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties announced the introduction of its new lineup of high-performance, fully-synthetic industrial gear oils, known as Mobil SHC Gear series. The latest addition to the Mobil SHC brand of high-performance synthetic lubricants, Mobil SHC Gear fluids are approved by Siemens for use in Flender gearboxes and meet or exceed nearly every other major industry and OEM specification for industrial gearbox applications. Suitable for a wide range of industrial gearbox applications, the new Mobil SHC Gear lubricants also offer valuable energy efficiency benefits. "For many industrial businesses, gearboxes are a critical source of power transmission. That is why today, as gearbox technology continues to become more advanced, companies are increasingly seeking higher-performing synthetic lubricants, such as our new Mobil SHC Gear lubricants, to protect their gearbox investment," said Mike Hawkins, global brand manager, Mobil SHC Brand, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company, a division of Exxon Mobil Corporation. "By leveraging ExxonMobil's exceptional application-specific expertise and relationships with leading OEMs, we were able to ensure that our new Mobil SHC Gear lubricants feature the most advanced technology to help our customers reduce equipment downtime, minimize maintenance costs and maximize their productivity."
Backed by extensive research and testing, Mobil SHC Gear oils are formulated to help deliver a number of performance advantages over conventional gear oil chemistries, including, increased protection against conventional wear modes, such as scuffing, enhanced resistance to micropitting fatigue and extended oil life. Indeed, Mobil SHC Gear fluids offer a service life as much as six times longer than competitive mineral oil based gear lubricants. Today, Mobil SHC branded synthetic lubricants are approved for use in more than 10,000 applications and have exclusive/preferential endorsements from leading OEMs for more than 2,200 applications, spanning a wide range of industries.