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Lubricant Additives Business

Well lubricated and high performing

Lubricant products, phosphorus and bromine-based flame retardants, plasticizers and phosphorus and bromine derivatives – the Additives business unit has a wide range of duties. And highly specialized at the same time.

The Lubricant Additives business unit’s product portfolio of lubricants includes synthetic base oils, lubricant additives, additive packages, and formulated lubricants. These are used in a wide variety of areas – in the automotive industry, in mechanical engineering, in metal processing, in shipbuilding, and even in the aviation industry. The lubricants are also used for engines, gearboxes, and other industrial applications in the power-generation, refrigeration, mining, construction, primary metal, and food-processing industries.

The business unit is globally positioned and has production facilities as well as sales and customer service organizations in all regions of the world. Proximity to the customer enables intensive cooperation. New products and solutions are constantly being developed – tailored to the individual needs of our customers.

Lubricant Additives Business.

Protect power trains from wear or extend the service life of machines when exposed to extreme temperatures. LANXESS is developing special solutions for these applications. The Lubricant Additives business unit offers a comprehensive product portfolio – for all lubricant applications. From synthetic lubricant base fluids to individual additives and additive packages, our products lubricate engines, machines, and transport vehicles of all kinds.

Industrial lubricants and greases

We offer an extensive product line of additives and additive packages for industrial lubricants and greases.

Registered trade marks

  • Additin® EP (high-pressure additives)
  • Additin® AW (wear-protection additives)
  • Additin® CI (corrosion-protection additives)
  • Additin® WM (water-miscible additives)
  • Additin® AO (antioxidants)
  • Additin® PA (additive packages)
  • Additin® SP (special products)
  • LOBASE® and HYBASE (detergents)
  • Naugalube® (antioxidants)
  • DURADO® AW (wear-protection additives)

Synthetic high-performance base materials

Synthetic high-performance base materials are also part of our portfolio.

Registered trade marks

  • HATCOL® (synthetic esters)
  • SYNTON® PAOs and HATCOL® (esters)

Hydraulic fluids

Our flame-retardant hydraulic fluids are used in very special areas of application – wherever good lubrication is important in addition to the highest fire resistance requirements that must be met.

Registered trade marks

  • Reolube® (flame-retardant hydraulic fluids)

The business unit’s products help customers meet increasingly demanding regulatory standards for emissions and fuel efficiency. Whether to protect engines and power trains from wear or to extend the life of machines operating at high temperatures, these products are specifically designed to meet the most demanding specifications and performance standards. They bring ecological advantages to customers and downstream users.