Pulp & Paper

Modern paper-making machinery works at high speeds – up to 2000m/second – and very high temperatures, as well as using a lot of water. To ensure peak performance in such adverse conditions, the right type of lubricant is important. Castrol’s team of experts can help guide manufacturers towards using the ideal products.

Our Liquid Engineers’ expertise is relevant in many areas of the sector: major components such as gearboxes and bearings need to be correctly lubricated to ensure that they can function to their optimum capacity. 

We have focused our world-leading expertise on each part of the paper manufacturing process. We can unlock hidden value in your business by understanding your lubrication activities and the impact they have on your process. This can give insight into your total cost of ownership. 

Having this appreciation of your total cost of ownership means that Castrol B2B’s experts can help to reduce your manufacturing costs and improve your market competitiveness. Our support service can also help extend both performance and service life.

Castrol will help to deliver reliability, consistency and economic competitiveness in an ever-developing market.

Wood Yard

Our wood yard experts help to enhance the life of wood yard equipment.

Equipment in wood yards are subject to dusty conditions, high loads, heavy shock, vibration temperature extremes, as well as contamination from dirt, dust, water-wash and chemicals. Castrol’s Liquid Engineers can help to enhance the life of this equipment, including conveyors, chip screeners, chippers, debarking drums, screens, pumps and cranes.

For your applications, the following products are recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Applications

Recommended Products

Electric Motor

SPHEEROL AP RANGE

Lithium-based greases incorporating solvent-refined base oils, containing oxidation and corrosion inhibitors, helping to ensure long service life and high level protection for metal surfaces. .Sutable for use in high speed bearing such as those used in electric motors, fans or alternators.

MOLUB-ALLOY BRB 572

Bearing grease applicable at normal and elevated operating temperatures. Can be used in all types of rolling bearings including precision-built bearings. Also suitable for general use, including the lubrication of journal bearings.

LONGTIME PD

Lithium based greases providing optimum wear protection and low coefficient of friction even under extremes of pressure, vibration, shock loads, at high or low speeds or varying micro-smoothing of friction surfaces.

Gear Drive

ALPHA SP RANGE

High quality lubricants based on highly refined mineral oil, enhanced with sulphur/phosphorus extreme pressure additive technology, providing outstanding thermal stability and high load carrying capacity.

OPTIGEAR BM RANGE

With Microflux Trans Plastic Deformation technology, our Optigear range offers long-term or life-time lubrication, even when subjected to difficult conditions. Optigear has been formulated to help extend equipment life and protect against future damage.

OPTIGEAR SYNTHETIC PD

Castrol Optigear Synthetic PD is based on synthetic hydrocarbons with Castrol’s advanced gear oil system providing special plastic deformation (PD) and surface improvement performance and providing Superior micro pitting protection.

Bearing Greases

SPHEEROL EPLX RANGE

Multi-purpose greases range  possess EP load carrying properties, and contains additives selected to enhance oxidation, corrosion and wear resistance.

MOLUB-ALLOY 860 RANGE

Our Molub-Alloy 860 high performance grease range is designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty applications and at elevated temperatures. Lubricating solids protect parts despite shock loads and boundary conditions.

Bearing Oils

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Couplings

MOLUB-ALLOY 777

Castrol Molub-Alloy 777 ES greases are designed for very heavy duty service in adverse environments.

They are blended and compounded to withstand heavy and shock loading, commonly found in the steel/primary metals, construction, mining, and forest products industries.

Open Gear

MOLUB-ALLOY 936 SF HEAVY

Castrol Molub-Alloy 936 SF is a uniquely compounded open gear lubricant developed specifically for use on heavy-duty equipment in mining and industrial service. It forms a tough lubricating film on the friction surfaces which is resistant to pressure and shock loads as well as unfavourable ambient conditions.

Hydraulic

HYSPIN AWS RANGE

Hyspin AWS has been specially formulated to provide good anti-wear and thermal stability performance using the very latest additive technology. The careful blend of additives with a high quality base stock ensures that Hyspin AWS has excellent hydrolytic and oxidative stability while exhibiting a minimal tendency to produce sludge and deposits.

Pulp Mill

Equipment used in a pulp mill is subject to water wash, stock contamination, heavy loads, high speeds and elevated temperatures. Castrol’s Liquid Engineers can help enhance the life of equipment such as tanks, agitators, pumps, washers, conveyors and screens.

For your applications, the following products are recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Applications

Recommended Products

Electric Motor

SPHEEROL AP RANGE

Lithium-based greases incorporating solvent-refined base oils, containing oxidation and corrosion inhibitors, helping to ensure long service life and high level protection for metal surfaces. .Sutable for use in high speed bearing such as those used in electric motors, fans or alternators.

MOLUB-ALLOY BRB 572

Bearing grease applicable at normal and elevated operating temperatures. Can be used in all types of rolling bearings including precision-built bearings. Also suitable for general use, including the lubrication of journal bearings.

LONGTIME PD

Lithium based greases providing optimum wear protection and low coefficient of friction even under extremes of pressure, vibration, shock loads, at high or low speeds or varying micro-smoothing of friction surfaces.

ALPHA SP RANGE

High quality lubricants based on highly refined mineral oil, enhanced with sulphur/phosphorus extreme pressure additive technology, providing outstanding thermal stability and high load carrying capacity.

OPTIGEAR BM RANGE

With Microflux Trans Plastic Deformation technology, our Optigear range offers long-term or life-time lubrication, even when subjected to difficult conditions. Optigear has been formulated to help extend equipment life and protect against future damage.

OPTIGEAR SYNTHETIC PD

Castrol Optigear Synthetic PD is based on synthetic hydrocarbons with Castrol’s advanced gear oil system providing special plastic deformation (PD) and surface improvement performance and providing Superior micro pitting protection.

Bearing Greases

SPHEEROL EPLX RANGE

Multi-purpose greases range  possess EP load carrying properties, and contains additives selected to enhance oxidation, corrosion and wear resistance.

MOLUB-ALLOY 860 RANGE

Our Molub-Alloy 860 high performance grease range is designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty applications and at elevated temperatures. Lubricating solids protect parts despite shock loads and boundary conditions.

Bearing Oils

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Couplings

MOLUB-ALLOY 777

Castrol Molub-Alloy 777 ES greases are designed for very heavy duty service in adverse environments.

They are blended and compounded to withstand heavy and shock loading, commonly found in the steel/primary metals, construction, mining, and forest products industries.

Recovery Plant

Castrol’s Liquid Engineers can help enhance the life of recovery plant equipment, including lime kilns, pumps and blowers.

Applications

Recommended Products

Trunion Bearings

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Thrust Bearings

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Drive Gear Reducer

OPTIGEAR BM RANGE

With Microflux Trans Plastic Deformation technology, our Optigear range offers long-term or life-time lubrication, even when subjected to difficult conditions. Optigear has been formulated to help extend equipment life and protect against future damage.

OPTIGEAR SYNTHETIC PD

Castrol Optigear Synthetic PD is based on synthetic hydrocarbons with Castrol’s advanced gear oil system providing special plastic deformation (PD) and surface improvement performance and providing Superior micro pitting protection.

Drive Girth Gear

MOLUB-ALLOY 936 SF HEAVY

Castrol Molub-Alloy 936 SF is a uniquely compounded open gear lubricant developed specifically for use on heavy-duty equipment in mining and industrial service. It forms a tough lubricating film on the friction surfaces which is resistant to pressure and shock loads as well as unfavourable ambient conditions.

Electric Motor Bearing

SPHEEROL AP RANGE

Lithium-based greases incorporating solvent-refined base oils, containing oxidation and corrosion inhibitors, helping to ensure long service life and high level protection for metal surfaces. .Sutable for use in high speed bearing such as those used in electric motors, fans or alternators.

MOLUB-ALLOY BRB 572

Bearing grease applicable at normal and elevated operating temperatures. Can be used in all types of rolling bearings including precision-built bearings. Also suitable for general use, including the lubrication of journal bearings.

LONGTIME PD

Lithium based greases providing optimum wear protection and low coefficient of friction even under extremes of pressure, vibration, shock loads, at high or low speeds or varying micro-smoothing of friction surfaces.

Coupling

MOLUB-ALLOY 777

Castrol Molub-Alloy 777 ES greases are designed for very heavy duty service in adverse environments.

They are blended and compounded to withstand heavy and shock loading, commonly found in the steel/primary metals, construction, mining, and forest products industries.

Pump Bearing

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Blower Bearing

MOLUB-ALLOY 860 RANGE

Our Molub-Alloy 860 high performance grease range is designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty applications and at elevated temperatures. Lubricating solids protect parts despite shock loads and boundary conditions.

Blower Gear

OPTIGEAR BM RANGE

With Microflux Trans Plastic Deformation technology, our Optigear range offers long-term or life-time lubrication, even when subjected to difficult conditions. Optigear has been formulated to help extend equipment life and protect against future damage.

OPTIGEAR SYNTHETIC PD

Castrol Optigear Synthetic PD is based on synthetic hydrocarbons with Castrol’s advanced gear oil system providing special plastic deformation (PD) and surface improvement performance and providing Superior micro pitting protection.

Paper Mill

The various items of equipment used in the Paper mill are subject to severe water wash, stock contamination, heavy loads, paper dust and elevated temperatures. Wet sections, press sections, pump exhaust, fans, dryer sections, press and coatings, calendar stacks and tank agitators all need lubrication. Our recovery plant experts help to enhance the life of paper mill equipment.

Applications

Recommended Products

Circulation Systems

CRESTA ZFX

For the lubrication of the 'dry' sections of paper machines that require a lubricant with high thermal and oxidative stability for the lubrication of the rolling bearings of the drier units. Zinc-free formulation.

CRESTA SPM

Synthetic oils used in the central lubricating systems of paper machines operating at high temperatures. For lubricating gears, bearings and dryer cylinders operating under the arduous condition and extreme temperatures at the 'wet' and 'dry' sections of paper machines.

OPTIS YNT HT

Synthetic high-temperature oil with an extremely low evaporation rate. For the lubrication of sliding and rolling bearings, gears and other machine elements in paper machine calenders and textile mills.

Bearings

MOLUB-ALLOY 6040

Heavy duty grease used in journal or anti-friction bearings in the most demanding industrial applications and extreme environmental conditions. Typical applications include bearings under heavy water contamination such as in paper mills, steel rolling mills and continuous casters. Also used as a coupling grease.

TRIBOL 4020

Tribol 4020 greases are formulated from highly-refined petroleum base oils, a lithium complex thickener, and

Tribol Grease Oil Additive (TGOA), the latest advancement in the field of friction reducing and surface improving additive technology. These multi-service greases are designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty and elevated temperature applications.

Electric Motors

SPHEEROL AP RANGE

Lithium-based greases incorporating solvent-refined base oils, containing oxidation and corrosion inhibitors, helping to ensure long service life and high level protection for metal surfaces. .Sutable for use in high speed bearing such as those used in electric motors, fans or alternators.

MOLUB-ALLOY BRB 572

Bearing grease applicable at normal and elevated operating temperatures. Can be used in all types of rolling bearings including precision-built bearings. Also suitable for general use, including the lubrication of journal bearings.

LONGTIME PD

Lithium based greases providing optimum wear protection and low coefficient of friction even under extremes of pressure, vibration, shock loads, at high or low speeds or varying micro-smoothing of friction surfaces.

Couplings

TRIBOL 4020

Tribol 4020 greases are formulated from highly-refined petroleum base oils, a lithium complex thickener, and

Tribol Grease Oil Additive (TGOA), the latest advancement in the field of friction reducing and surface improving additive technology. These multi-service greases are designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty and elevated temperature applications.

MOLUB-ALLOY 6040

Heavy duty grease used in journal or anti-friction bearings in the most demanding industrial applications and extreme environmental conditions. Typical applications include bearings under heavy water contamination such as in paper mills, steel rolling mills and continuous casters. Also used as a coupling grease.

Gearboxes

OPTIGEAR BM RANGE

With Microflux Trans Plastic Deformation technology, our Optigear range offers long-term or life-time lubrication, even when subjected to difficult conditions. Optigear has been formulated to help extend equipment life and protect against future damage.

OPTIGEAR SYNTHETIC PD

Castrol Optigear Synthetic PD is based on synthetic hydrocarbons with Castrol’s advanced gear oil system providing special plastic deformation (PD) and surface improvement performance and providing Superior micro pitting protection.

Press Roll and Felt Roll Bearings

TRIBOL 4020

Tribol 4020 greases are formulated from highly-refined petroleum base oils, a lithium complex thickener, and

Tribol Grease Oil Additive (TGOA), the latest advancement in the field of friction reducing and surface improving additive technology. These multi-service greases are designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty and elevated temperature applications.

Pump Bearing

ALPHASYN T RANGE

The Castrol Alphasyn T range of high performance, fully synthetic lubricants is designed for use in central lubricating systems and gearboxes operating under arduous conditions - particularly at elevated temperatures.

Hydraulics

HYSPIN AWH

Zinc-based high Viscosity Index hydraulic oils meeting the DIN 51524 Part 3 specification.

Agitator Bearings

TRIBOL 4020

Tribol 4020 greases are formulated from highly-refined petroleum base oils, a lithium complex thickener, and

Tribol Grease Oil Additive (TGOA), the latest advancement in the field of friction reducing and surface improving additive technology. These multi-service greases are designed to extend the service life of bearings in heavy-duty and elevated temperature applications.

MOLUB-ALLOY 6040

Heavy duty grease used in journal or anti-friction bearings in the most demanding industrial applications and extreme environmental conditions. Typical applications include bearings under heavy water contamination such as in paper mills, steel rolling mills and continuous casters. Also used as a coupling grease.