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HALLITE FLUID COMPATIBILITY

Maximum continuous working temperatures C° and temperature ranges for materials, within fluid power fluids.

Fluids based on mineral oilsGreasesFuels
MaterialContinuous material service temp. range °CIntermittent material service temp. range °CMotor OilsHypoid gear oilsAutomatic trans. fluidISO 6743-4 Hydraulic oils (HL, HM, HV)Mineral oil based greasesSilicon based greasesDiesel fuelFuel for gasoline, petrol engines – normalFuel for gasoline, petrol engines – super
+150
-40
+150
-40
+160
-50
+100
-30
+100
-30
+250
-50
NBR 70 IRHD
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
+ 100
– 30
+ 100
– 30
10090100100100100***
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
+ 200
– 20
+ 250
– 20
150150160100100200150150150
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
+ 120
– 50
+ 150
– 50
NSNSNSNSNSNSNSNSNS
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
+ 200
– 55
+ 250
– 55
****100*NSNSNS
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
+ 200
– 55
+ 150
– 30
130110130100100130***
IIR
Butyl
+ 120
– 40
+ 140
– 40
NSNSNSNSNS120NSNSNS
FFKM
Perfluoroelastomer
+300
+200
+40
-20
 150150160100100200150150150
AU
Polyester PU
+ 100
– 30
+ 110
– 30
100100100100100100606060
EU
Polyether PU
+ 100
– 40
+ 110
– 45
100100100100100100606060
Polyester
elastomer
+ 100
– 40
+ 120
– 40
100100100100100100606060
PA
Polyamide
+ 100
– 40
+ 120
– 40
100100100100100100100100100
POM
Acetal
+ 100
– 45
+ 120
– 45
100100100100100100100100100
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
+ 200
– 40
+ 200
– 40
150150160100100200150150150
PTFE
Polytetrafluoroethylene
+ 200
– 200
+ 200
– 200
150150160100100200150150150
Thermosetting
polyester resin
+ 100
– 50
+ 130
– 200
100100100100100100100100100
PEEK
Polyetheretherketone
+ 250
– 65
+ 300
– 65
150150160100100250150150150
* Denotes that values vary greatly for individual elastomers within this group NS Denotes that the elastomer is not suitable.
The work of the BFPA technical working group ‘TC16/WG8’ in the compilation of this table is acknowledged.
Fire-resistant hydraulic fluidsEnvironmentally acceptable fluidsOther service fluids
MaterialISO 6743-4 HFA fluids (5/95 water based)ISO 6743-4 HFB fluids (60/40 invert emulsion)ISO 6743-4 HFDR fluids (water glycol)ISO 6743-4 HFDR fluids (phosphate ester ALKYL (aero))ISO 6743-4 HFDR fluids (phosphate ester ARYL (ind.))ISO 6743-4 HETG fluids (Vegetable oil based)ISO 6743-4 HEES fluids (Synthetic ester based)ISO 6743-4 HEPG fluids (Synthetic glycol based)ISO 6743-4 HEPR fluids (Synthetic hydro-carbons)WaterAirBrake Fluid
+60
+5
+60
+5
+60
-30
+100
-50
+150
-0
+60
-10
+100
-40
+100
-50
+150
-50
+601
+5
+200
+2
+130
-50
NBR 70 IRHD
NBR 90 IRHD
Nitrile (medium)
606060NSNS60606010080100NS
FKM 75 IRHD
FKM 90 IRHD
Fluoro-elastomer
6060NSNS1506010080150100200NS
EPDM 70 IRHD
EPDM 80 IRHD
NSNS608080NSNSNSNS120120120
VMQ 70 IRHD
Silicone
NSNSNSNSNSNSNSNS*10020080
HNBR 75 IRHD
Hydrogenated
nitrile
606080NSNS606080130130130NS
IIR
Butyl
NSNS60100120NSNSNSNS12012080
FFKM
Perfluoroelastomer
60606010015060100100150150200130
AU
Polyester PU
4040NSNSNS6060801004040NS
EU
Polyether PU
606040NSNS6080601006080NS
Polyester
elastomer
6060NSNSNS6080601006080NS
PA
Polyamide
60606010010060100100100608080
POM
Acetal
60606010010060100100100808080
PPS
Polyphenylene
sulphide
60606010015060100100150150200130
PTFE
Polytetrafluoroethylene
60606010015060100100150150200130
Thermosetting
polyester resin
6060401001006010010010080100NS
PEEK
Polyetheretherketone
60606010015060100100150150200NS
In view of the variations in formulation of both oils and polymers, the compatibility of all combinations should be confirmed by testing and field service performance for each application.
1 Temperature range for water in fluid power applications.