"Best New Product"
the Calgary Environmental Tradeshow)
equipment needs to operate in sensitive environments, operators
are replacing traditional petroleum hydraulic fluid with vegetable
oil based fluid. The vegetable based oil, sold under the name Greenplus
Hydraulic Fluid ES, is a biodegradable, non-toxic, petroleum hydrocarbon
free fluid, according to its manufacturer. Greenplus Hydraulic Fluid
ES protects against heat build-up caused by friction, protects against
rust and wear and provides efficient power transfer. This environmentally
safe product is approved for use in registered food establishments
in Canada and the United States.
performance and pour point has previously been an issue with vegetable-based
hydraulic fluid. Using proprietary technology, Greenplus Hydraulic
Fluid ES is now pourable to -36°C without sacrificing performance
or the safety of the environment.