The “plus” in base stocks: Meaning and lubricant implications
What does the “plus” in some base stocks mean? What makes them different from other base stocks? And what benefits do they offer finished lubricants? Get the answers in a Lube Magazine article by Dr. Dennis Gaal, Basestocks and Specialties Marketing Support and Application Development Group Lead for ExxonMobil.Download the article
For key insights into the industry, along with exclusive updates on our global refinery expansion projects, subscribe to our quarterly newsletter Taking Stock.
Group II/II+ EHC™
Our high-quality EHC base stocks – delivered reliably and with consistent product quality – offer targeted performance capabilities to meet a broad range of base oil and lubricant blending needs.
EHC 45 and EHC 65 base stocks outperform competitive Group II/III/II+ in tests
In test after test, 5W-30 lubricants made with EHC 45 & EHC 65 Group II+/II base stocks outperformed competitive blends made with Group II/III or Group II+/II.