Rubber process oil

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Rubber process oil

Iran Rubber Process Oil (RPO)​

Rubber process oil, both synthetic and natural is commercially used to produce products from rubber bands to a toy to the giant tires for various vehicles including aircraft. Rubber Process Oils are used during the mixing of rubber compounds.

Rubber process oil is an oil composition which has a kinematic viscosity at 100 °C of from 25 to 50 CST and which contains less than 3%. Polynuclear aromatic compounds are employed as a process oil for rubber compounds, especially aromatic rubbers.

Rubber process oil is used throughout a mix of rubber compounds. These facilitate in rising the dispersion of fillers and flow characteristics of the compound throughout more process.

The process oil is compatible with aromatic rubbers but contains less toxic polynuclear aromatic compounds than conventional aromatic RPO. Rubber products of acceptable quality are produced by the use of the said oil composition.

Typical virgin RPO

Faraz oil Rubber process oil RPO

Virgin RPO

CHARACTRISTICUNITSPECIFICATONTEST METHOD
Specific Gravity @ 15.6°Ckg/m3995ASTM D-1298
Kinematic viscosity @ 100°Cmm2/S (cSt)Min 20 – Max 65ASTM D-445
Flash Point°CMin 250ASTM D-92
Pour Point°CMax 35ASTM D-97
Aniline Point°CMin 40- Max 60IP-2
Sulfur Content% wt4 TYPASTM D-2622
Ash Content% wt0.05 TYPASTM D-482
Carbon type analysis, %
CA CN CP
40
25
35
ASTM D-3238
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