GEARS

Castrol’s trusted Liquid Engineers recognize the challenges within this competitive industry, particularly when it comes to gear-manufacturing processes. We are committed to providing solutions and services that help reduce costs and improve productivity.

Gear box markets are evolving and this constant state of flux is placing fresh demands on gear-manufacturing processes. Castrol’s Liquid Engineers are experienced in this field, so we understand the challenges you face when it comes to staying competitive.

Our knowledge of applications throughout the process chain means you can be assured of our experience within areas such as cutting and grinding. We have also formed strong relationships with the leading Machine Tool Manufaturing  (MTM) Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and our understanding of the lubricants market means we can help you fulfil all of your relevant machine specifications and requirements.

We know that escalating costs and downtime can hinder progress, which is why our solutions are designed to tackle these issues and help you maximize productivity levels in forming, cleaning, heat treatment and corrosion instead. 

We will also help you meet internal and external quality standards. Our Engineers play a critical role in helping you meet the highest demands on surface quality, tolerance and cleanliness levels in the face of changing needs and regulations.

Ultimately, our products are compatible with a diverse range of materials and alloys. Our experts are here to help you select the most appropriate metalworking fluids and cleaners to keep your gear-manufacturing processes competitive and as efficient as possible.

Gears manufacturing

The manufacturing of gears includes different operations on ferrous alloys also reflecting the metallurgy. For your operations, the following products are recommended by our Liquid Engineers for these process steps:

Forming

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

ILOFORM RANGE

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

Rough machining

Providing solutions for Initial cutting operations post forging or turning, boring and hobbing

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 meet machining requirements, improving HSE performance whilst also reducing coolant use. 

HYSPRAY RANGE

Castrol’s Hyspray coolants feature optimum corrosion protection properties for minimum quantity lubrication for aluminium and ferrous alloys.

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology for use in rough machining operations meeting the needs of your machine.

ILOCUT RANGE

Our complete range of neat oils based on proven additive technology and highly refined base oils, increasing your productivity and performance.

Inter-operational cleaning

Helping to minimize failures caused by particulate soils in the finish machining process

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean range allows flexibility of  cleaning equipment and substrate  in delivering cleaning performance or components in the manufacturing process.

Heat treatment

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 marbling.

Finish machining

Solutions for final grinding and honing process

SYNTILO RANGE

Castrol’s versatile range of synthetic coolants will meet machining requirements, improving HSE performance whilst also reducing coolant use. 

HONILO RANGE

Our Honilo range of neat oils, suitable for honing and superfinishing, is compatible with all metals. 

VARIOCUT RANGE

Highly refined base oil range in combination with chlorine free technology for use in rough machining operations meeting the needs of your machine.

CARECUT RANGE

With effective flushing and lubrication properties, our CareCut range extends honing stone life, whilst maintaining high surface finish and dimensional accuracy.

Final cleaning

Matching required cleanliness levels and provision of temporary corrosion protection prior assembly

TECHNICLEAN RANGE

Castrol’s Techniclean range allows flexibility of choice in delivering cleaning performance or components in the manufacturing process.

Corrosion protection

Solutions for provision of enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation

RUSTILO RANGE

Our Rustilo portfolio of corrosion preventives includes  user friendly and environmentally responsible products.