Renewable Lubricants330-877-9982Shop Now

Specialty Hydraulic Fluids

Specialty Hydraulic Fluids

There are many different specialty hydraulic fluid applications. Traditional Hydraulic Fluids (link to other blog) can take care of most environmental and performance standards that customers have. Some applications call for higher performance or formulations that meet certain specs or situations. Renewable Lubricants has the largest selection of environmentally friendly hydraulic fluids in the world. Below is a simple breakdown of each specialty hydraulic fluid. This list does not include our line of environmentally friendly Traditional Hydraulic Fluids or Tractor Trans-Hydraulic Fluids (UTF). We have included a link to the datasheet of these products and also a link to where they can be bought. The datasheet will have further listed OEM specs and certifications. Please contact us directly if you have further questions.

Dielectric Hydraulic Fluid

Bio-Ultimax 1500:

  • Readily Biodegradable/VGP approved
  • Excellent insulating properties that helps protect operators and equipment.
  • Full Synthetic
  • Altec/Gene Terex Approved
  • Used in utility companies throughout the US (Seattle Light, OPPD, PP&L)
  • Top Tier Hydraulic Fluid, similar performance to Bio-Ultimax 1200LT
  • ISO Grade Available: 32, 46, 68, 100
  • Perfect for use in: Power/Utility Bucket Trucks, Scissor Lifts, any hydraulic application that requires strong dielectric insulating properties.

Marine/HEES

Bio-SynXtra™ Marine Hydraulic Fluids

  • Readily Biodegradable/VGP approved
  • Fully Synthetic/Fully Saturated Ester HEES Formulation
  • Designed for world-wide marine applications in international waters
  • Meets ECOLABEL and VGP
  • ISO Grade Available: 32, 46, 68, 100
  • Perfect for use in: Marine, International environmental protection or any HEES application.

Food Grade

Bio-Food Grade Hydraulic Fluid

  • Environmentally Friendly and Food Grade
  • Readily Biodegradable/VGP approved
  • NSF registered H1
  • Kosher Certified free of animal products.
  • Can be used in agricultural equipment and water treatment facilities.
  • Petroleum free, safer than petroleum-based food grade hydraulic fluids
  • ISO Grade Available: 10, 15, 22, 32, 46, 68, 100
  • Perfect for use in: Food Manufacturing, Agriculture, Water Treatment Facilities, any application which requires food grade products.

Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

Bio-HVO2 Fire Resistant

  • Readily Biodegradable/VGP approved
  • High Flash Point above 274 C/ 525 F
  • Most environmentally friendly hydraulic fluid offered.
  • Perfect for industrial manufacturing facilities
  • Great for elevator systems with no fire suppression.
  • ISO Grade Available: 32, 46, 68
  • Perfect for use in: Manufacturing, Steel Manufacturing, Elevators, any application that calls for fire resistant hydraulic fluid.

This is not our full line of hydraulic fluids but our best-selling specialty hydraulic fluids. RLI also offers a full line of Traditional Hydraulic Fluids and Tractor Trans-Hydraulic Fluids (UTF) for construction and industrial applications. To learn more about our Traditional Hydraulic Fluids check out our blog post.

When buying hydraulic fluids, RLI recommends looking at the OEM spec. Call or email us directly and we can help.