Mobil SHC™ Aware™ Series gear oils

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Cruise and Ferry
Specialized Shipping
Deep Sea Shipping Industry
Offshore Supply Vessels
Short Sea Shipping
Inland and Coastal
Vessel General Permit VGP
Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants EAL
Enhanced Wear Protection
High Temperature
Extended Life
Corrosion protection

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Features and Benefits

  • Meets US EPA 2013 Vessel General Permit requirements for environmentally acceptable lubricants 
  • Outstanding load-carrying and anti-wear properties which protects system components against micropitting and scuffing and helps provide long equipment life 
  • Shear stable high viscosity index help sustain component protection over a wide temperature 
  • Excellent resistance to high temperatures degradation
  • Very good demulsibility and resistance to rust and corrosion


  • Marine controllable pitch propeller and thruster applications
  • Suitable for enclosed gear drives including steel-on-steel spur, helical and bevel designs 
  • In systems where readily biodegradable and minimally toxic fluids may be required 
  • Marine and mobile equipment operating in environmentally sensitive areas

Specifications and Approvals

Mobil SHC Aware Gear Series meets or exceeds the following industry / Government requirements: 68 100 150
US EPA 2013 Vessel General Permit X X X
AGMA 9005-E02-EP X X X
ISO 12925-1 1996 ISO-L-CKC X X X
ISO 12925-1 1996 ISO-L-CKD X X X
Mobil SHC Aware Gear Series have the following Thruster builder approvals: 68 100 150
Nakashima X X X
HHI Hyundai X X X
KTE Nakashima Korea X X X

Typical Properties

Mobil SHC Aware Gear Series
ISO Viscosity Grade 68 100 150
Pour Point, ASTM D 97, ºC -36 -36 -36
Flash Point, (min) ASTM D 92, ºC 273 287 281
Air Release @ 50 ºC, ASTM D3427 12 21 31
% Viscosity Increase, B-10 Oxidation 80h @ 127 ºC 3 4 4
Biodegradability, CO2 Evolution, OECD 301 B, % 84 84 84
Acute Algal Toxicity 72h EC50, OECD 201, mg/l >1000 >1000 >1000
Acute Daphnia Toxicity 48h EC50, OECD 202, mg/l >1000 >1000 >1000
Acute Fish Toxicity 96h LC50, OECD 203, mg/l >1000 >1000 >1000
Bioaccumulation, OECD 117, Partition Coefficient, log KOW <3 <3 <3
Viscosity, ASTM D 445

cSt @ 40 ºC 68 100 150
cSt @ 100 ºC 10.7 13.3 17.8
Viscosity Index, ASTM D 2270 141 137 135
FZG Scuffing Test, A/8.3/90, DIN ISO 14635-1 14 14 14
FZG Micropitting by FVA Ni 54 U-1IV 10 10 10
FE8 Cage Test, DIN 51517-3:2014-02 34 34 34
Rust Characteristics, procedure B, ASTM D 665 Pass Pass Pass
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