Industrial Lubricants and the Move to Zinc-free Hydraulic Fluids

During the last three decades, increasing pressures from numerous sources have transformed the demands placed upon hydraulic fluids. With recent approvals becoming more challenging, alternative zinc-free fluids have become more considered.

This article explores how the demand for greater reliability and efficiency has brought the spotlight back to zinc-free fluids beyond its already known environmental benefits.

Reproduced with permission per Lube Magazine (August 2019), the original publication point, via Lube Media (


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