Mobil SHC™ Aware™ Series gear oils

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Mobil SHC™ Aware™ Gear Series secures key equipment manufacturer approvals

Mobil SHC™ Aware™ Gear Series, a range of high performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL), has been approved by leading marine gear and seal manufacturers.

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:
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:
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
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
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
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  • Deep Sea Shipping Industry
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  • Inland and Coastal
  • Vessel General Permit VGP
  • Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants EAL
  • Enhanced Wear Protection
  • Micropitting
  • High Temperature
  • Extended Life
  • Corrosion protection
  • Synthetic
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