Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC has been supplying the petroleum industry with lubricant additives for nearly fifty years. We market a wide range of chemical products which improve or enhance the performance characteristics of finished lubricating oils and greases. Oxidation inhibitors, extreme pressure additives, antiwear agents, friction reducers, metal deactivators and rust inhibitors are examples of the types of additives we supply. These products are used in automotive, gasoline and diesel engine oils, automatic transmission fluids, turbine oils and many other industrial oil and grease applications. Our research scientists have been very active in the area of lubricant additive technology. To get a better idea of what's new in the Petroleum Department, please read through our technical documents and product categories.
Superior Antiwear Protection
Our VANLUBE® W-324 Lubricant Additive is an effective general purpose organotungstate, which is soluble in petroleum fuels and lubricants.
Carrying a Heavy Load?
Our VANLUBE® 73 Super Plus Lubricant Additive out performs both SDDC and SDDC/sulfurized olefin, without lowering the dropping point of lithium complex grease.
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VANLUBE® 289 Lubricant Additive is a boron-containing antiwear additive that does not contain phosphorus, sulfur, or metallic elements, which can be incompatible with modern engine exhaust systems. It is an effective antiwear additive, by itself or in combination with other EP/AW additives.