Transmission

Lubrication solutions designed to help you deliver high-quality transmission-manufacturing performance.

Transmission technology is evolving fast – and Castrol is committed to keeping pace. With smaller components being manufactured to even finer tolerances and higher quality within the same production facilities, our Liquid Engineers can offer solutions designed to aid your performance wherever and whenever you’re operating.

Castrol’s Liquid Engineers are focused on offering expertise to help your transmission-manufacturing operations improve product quality, productivity as well as your overall Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) performance.

By using our extensive understanding of the relationships and interactions between components, tools and metalworking fluids, our specialists can tailor solutions to match your exact needs. 

We know how important it is to have consistent performance across all your global locations, which is why we provide consistent, reliable and trusted guidance on implementing process improvements with best practice.

HSE requirements can vary, so our Liquid Engineers ensure compliant products and solutions which help to reduce your environmental impact.

Hydraulic Systems

The manufacturing of transmission equipment like oil pumps, valve body and clutch includes different operations also considering the metallurgy. For your operations, the following products come recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Operations

Recommended product

Forming

ILOFORM RANGE

Our extensive Iloform range of world-class forming fluids can enhance component quality, help to improve your HSE performance, increase productivity and reduce your process costs.

Rough Machining

Solutions for initial cutting operations post forging or casting, such as turning, boring, drilling, and tapping

ALUSOL RANGE

This Castrol soluble cutting fluid range has been mainly developed to overcome the modern demanding lubrication properties of aluminium cutting operations. It helps to prevent tool wear, build up edge as well as insure material compatibility to meet your required surface quality and tool life.

HYSOL RANGE

This robust Castrol soluble cutting fluid range based on advanced technology meets lubrication, corrosion protection and system life requirements for advanced ferrous alloy cutting operations.

ALMAREDGE RANGE

This Castrol soluble cutting fluid range has been designed to meet your requirements for wide range of ferrous alloys cutting processes.

SYNTILO RANGE

Castrol’s versatile range of synthetic coolants will satisfy your machining requirements, helps to improve HSE performance whilst reducing coolant use.

HYSPRAY RANGE

Castrol’s Hyspray fluids for minimum quantity lubrication on aluminium and ferrous alloys suitable for one and two channel systems.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology to meet the needs of your grinding process.

ILOCUT RANGE

This Castrol neat oil range based proven additive technology helps to match your productivity and performance targets.

Inter-Operational Cleaning

Helping to minimize failures within following processes caused by particulate soils from previous machining operations.

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Finish Machining

Solutions for final cutting operations, including milling, drilling, boring, tapping and honing.

ALUSOL RANGE

This Castrol soluble cutting fluid range has been mainly developed to overcome the modern demanding lubrication properties of aluminium cutting operations. It helps to prevent tool wear, build up edge as well as insure material compatibility to meet your required surface quality and tool life.

HYSOL RANGE

This robust Castrol soluble cutting fluid range based on advanced technology meets lubrication, corrosion protection and system life requirements for advanced ferrous alloy cutting operations.

ALMAREDGE RANGE

This Castrol soluble cutting fluid range has been designed to meet your requirements for wide range of ferrous alloys cutting processes.

SYNTILO RANGE

Castrol’s versatile range of synthetic coolants will satisfy your machining requirements, helps to improve HSE performance whilst reducing coolant use.

HONILO RANGE

Our range of neat oils, suitable for honing and super finishing operations, is compatible with majority of all metals. With effective flushing and lubrication properties Honilo extends honing stone life, whilst maintaining high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

CARECUT RANGE

This Castrol soluble and neat cutting fluid range based on advanced biodegradable ester technology has been developed to meet highest demanding lubrication properties to maintain high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

Final Cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and provision of temporary corrosion protection during storage or  transportation prior assembly.

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Corrosion Protection

Provision of enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation.

RUSTILO RANGE

Our comprehensive portfolio of mineral oil, solvent-based and aqueous corrosion preventive fluids includes user-friendly and environmentally responsible products with different film characteristics and variable protection times.  

Housing

The manufacturing of transmission case, converter housing, cone (rear wheel drive) and side cover (chain cover) includes different operations on aluminium alloys. For all your operations, the following products come recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Operations

Recommended product

Rough Machining

Solutions for initial cutting operations post casting, such as milling, drilling and turning

ALUSOL RANGE

Robust and soluble cutting fluid range for aluminium alloys, formulated to help prevent tool wear and help provide corrosion and stain protection.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology to meet the needs of your grinding process.

ILOCUT RANGE

This Castrol neat oil range based proven additive technology helps to match your productivity and performance targets.

CARECUT RANGE

This Castrol soluble and neat cutting fluid range based on advanced biodegradable ester technology has been developed to meet highest demanding lubrication properties to maintain high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

HONILO RANGE

Our range of neat oils, suitable for honing and super finishing operations, is compatible with majority of all metals. With effective flushing and lubrication properties Honilo extends honing stone life, whilst maintaining high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

HYSPRAY RANGE

Castrol’s Hyspray fluids for minimum quantity lubrication on aluminium alloys suitable for one and two channel systems.

Inter-Operational Cleaning

Helping to minimize failures within following processes caused by particulate soils from previous machining operations

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Finish Machining

Solutions for final cutting operations, such as high speed boring, tapping and reaming

ALUSOL RANGE

This Castrol soluble cutting fluid range has been mainly developed to overcome the modern demanding lubrication properties of aluminium cutting operations. It helps to prevent tool wear, build up edge as well as insure material compatibility to meet your required surface quality and tool life.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology to meet the needs of your grinding process.

ILOCUT RANGE

This Castrol neat oil range based proven additive technology helps to match your productivity and performance targets.

CARECUT RANGE

This Castrol soluble and neat cutting fluid range based on advanced biodegradable ester technology has been developed to meet highest demanding lubrication properties to maintain high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

HONILO RANGE

Our range of neat oils, suitable for honing and super finishing operations, is compatible with majority of all metals. With effective flushing and lubrication properties Honilo extends honing stone life, whilst maintaining high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

HYSPRAY RANGE

Castrol’s Hyspray fluids for minimum quantity lubrication on aluminium alloys suitable for one and two channel systems.

Final Cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and provision of temporary corrosion protection during storage or  transportation prior to assembly

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean range for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Gear-Shafts

The manufacturing of oil gears, pinions and shafts includes different operations on ferrous alloys. For your operations, the following products come recommended by our Liquid Engineers:

Operations

Recommended product

Forming

Solutions for different forming operations of ferrous parts, such as planetary carriers and camshaft adjusters

ILOFORM RANGE

Our extensive Iloform range of world-class forming fluids can enhance component quality, help to improve your HSE performance, increase productivity and reduce your process costs.

Rough Machining

Solutions for initial cutting operations post casting, such as milling, drilling and turning

HYSOL RANGE

Castrol has worked at the forefront of advanced technology to develop a robust range of ferrous machining fluids, to help maintain corrosion protection of the material.

SYNTILO RANGE

Castrol’s versatile range of synthetic coolants will satisfy your machining requirements, helps to improve HSE performance whilst reducing coolant use.

HYSPRAY RANGE

Castrol’s Hyspray fluids for minimum quantity lubrication on aluminium alloys suitable for one and two channel systems.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology to meet the needs of your grinding process.

ILOCUT RANGE

This Castrol neat oil range based proven additive technology helps to match your productivity and performance targets.

Inter-Operational Cleaning

Helping to minimize failures within following processes caused by particulate soils from previous machining operations

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean range for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Heat Treatment

Solutions for quenching of various ferrous parts

ILOQUENCH RANGE

With consistent quenching performance and versatility, Iloquench offers long service life and clean surfaces, free of stains, patches and soft spots.

Finish Machining

Solutions for final grinding and honing process

SYNTILO RANGE

Castrol’s versatile range of synthetic coolants will satisfy your machining requirements, helps to improve HSE performance whilst reducing coolant use.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology to meet the needs of your grinding process.

ILOCUT RANGE

This Castrol neat oil range based proven additive technology helps to match your productivity and performance targets.

CARECUT RANGE

This Castrol soluble and neat cutting fluid range based on advanced biodegradable ester technology has been developed to meet highest demanding lubrication properties to maintain high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

HONILO RANGE

Our range of neat oils, suitable for honing and super finishing operations, is compatible with majority of all metals. With effective flushing and lubrication properties Honilo extends honing stone life, whilst maintaining high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

Final Cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and provision of temporary corrosion protection during storage or  transportation prior to assembly

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean range for use within aqueous process cleaning on aluminium and ferrous alloys, suitable for use in a wide range of industrial cleaning equipment.

Corrosion Protection

Provision of enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation.

RUSTILO RANGE

Our comprehensive portfolio of mineral oil, solvent-based and aqueous corrosion preventive fluids includes user-friendly and environmentally responsible products with different film characteristics and variable protection times.  

Maintenance Lubrication

A comprehensive range of lubricants and greases for multiple applications.

Applications

Recommended product

Gear oils

ALPHA SP RANGE

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

OPTIGEAR 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.

Hydraulic oils

HYSPIN RANGE

Castrol’s comprehensive Hyspin ranges have been engineered to help prolong the life of your hydraulic systems and boost productivity. Based on highly refined mineral oil and enhanced with additives, designed to exceed the requirements of most hydraulic and pump manufacturers.

Slideway oils

MAGNA RANGE

Our range of high quality additive-free oils possessing inherently good resistance to oxidation and good demulsification properties, suitable for the lubrication of slideways.

MAGNAGLIDE RANGE

High performance demulsifying slideway lubricants.  For use on all horizontal and vertical slideways where a high quality demulsifying lubricant is required for slideway protection and to maximize coolant life, whilst the outstanding frictional characteristics of the products prevents stick-slip, improving surface finish and tolerances of machined components and reducing rejection rates.

Compressor oils

AIRCOL RANGE

Range for use in all types of air compressor, especially reciprocating and rotary screw compressors operating under severe or normal conditions.

Spindle oils

HYSPIN SPINDLE RANGE

Lubrication of high speed and precision machine tool spindle bearings. Good hydraulic performance helps maintain high precision in spindle applications.

Multi-purpose high performance greases

MOLUB-ALLOY 860 RANGE

Our high performance Molub-Alloy 860 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.

LONGTIME PD RANGE

Our range of lithium based greases containing  Microflux Trans (MFT) additive technology provides optimum wear protection and an extremely low coefficient of friction even under extremes of pressure, vibration, shock loads, at high or low speeds or varying micro-smoothing of the friction surfaces.

OLIT CLS RANGE

Extremely water-resistant high-performance semi-fluid greases featuring excellent corrosion protection as well as a high resistance to detergents and caustic soda.

Multi-purpose grease

SPHEEROL EPL RANGE

Multi-purpose range of grease that provides reliable performance in a wide variety of applications.

Spindle grease

LONGTIME HS

Synthetic high performance grease  for high speed spindles with excellent mechanical and shear stability and resistance against interactions with metalworking fluid emulsions/water.