Our EAL range of sterntube lubricants are approved by many of the leading OEMs and should always be used in accordance with OEM guidelines. To obtain more information please do not hesitate to contact us directly for more specific detail.

SKF MARINE

SKF MARINE SEAL TYPE HYDROX
BIO 68
HYDROX
BIO 100
HYDROX
BIO 150
HYDROX
BIO 220
VITON POD SC2 / SC3
VITON BIO SC3
Suitable for use in SIMPLEX Airspace seals X X

When using any approved EAL in combination with SIMPLEX standard SC2 seals, AFT sterntube bearing operating temperature 55 °C, alarm 60 °C and max. FWD seal oil operating temperature 60 °C should be observed.

For all approved EALs, expected lifetime with Viton POD or Viton BIO material is 5 years.

Please note that SKF seal designations VP and VB are not abbreviations for Viton POD and Viton BIO.