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SASOL Open Gear Heavy Duty Fluid 2 & 3 is compounded high viscosity open gear lubricants.



SASOL Open Gear Heavy Duty Fluid 2 & 3 is intended for use in open gear lubrication where heavy loads, slow speeds or high temperatures justify high viscosity oils.

Features and Benefits

SASOL Open Gear Heavy Duty Fluid 2 & 3 offers the following features and benefits:

  • Excellent adhesive lubricant film properties and lubricity
  • Extended gear life, less down time and reduced maintenance and replacement cost
  • Good load carrying capabilities
  • Reduced wear under boundary lubrication conditions
  • Resistance to thermal and oxidation degradation as well as water washout effect

Typical Characteristics

PropertyUnitsOpen Gear HeavyOpen Gear HeavyASTMIP
    Duty Fluid 2 Duty Fluid 3    
Colour Visual Black Black    
Viscosity       D445 71
@ 100°C mm²/s 300 1100    
Pour Point °C -5 25 D97 15
Flash Point (COC) °C >250 >300 D92 36
Density @ 20°C kg/m3 0.98 1 D4052 365

Storage and Handling

  • Use PVC, nitrile or other oil resistant gloves and protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
  • Where eye contact is a potential hazard, goggles should be worn.
  • Avoid temperatures above 80°C and strong oxidizing agents.
  • Ambient temperatures and atmospheric pressures normally encountered within buildings or roofed-over outdoor storage areas are acceptable.
  • Avoid entering areas where mists or vapours have built up as a result of abnormal temperatures or pressures without the proper breathing equipment and protective clothing.

Pack Information

GradeProduct CodePack Size
Open Gear Heavy Duty Fluid 2   15 kg
    50 kg
    180 kg
Open Gear Heavy Duty Fluid 3   15 kg
    50 kg
    180 kg
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