NEXBASE™ 4+ base oil made with renewable materials
NEXBASE™ 4+, is a high-performance base stock and a drop-in replacement for fossil-based Group III+ and PAO (polyalphaolefin) base oils in low-viscosity, low-volatility engine oils.
Over 60% of the molecules in NEXBASE™ 4+ are manufactured from 100% certified renewable raw materials. Created in collaboration with Novvi, LLC and their renewable base oil technology, NEXBASE™ 4+ has been designed to meet the latest specifications.
This base stock enables lubricant manufacturers to formulate low carbon footprint OEM products that offer improved fuel efficiency, lower emissions, and better machine durability and wear prevention. NEXBASE™ 4+ is suitable for use in formulating high-quality 0W/X engine oils, driveline fluids and industrial oils.
|Property||Unit||Specification value||Typical value (2)||Test method|
|4.1 - 4.4||4.3
|Viscosity index||( )||≥ 127||131||ASTM D-2270|
|Pour point||°C||≤ -27||-30||ASTM D-97|
|Flash point||°C||≥ 210||228||ASTM D-92|
|Colour||( )||≤ 0.5||< 0.5||ASTM D-1500|
|CCS, at -35C||mPas||≤ 2150||1980|
|Noack Volatility||w-%||≤11.0||9.9||CEC L-40-93b|
|Density, at 15°C||kg/m2||-||825||ASTM D-4052|
1) Clear and bright liquid on visual observance, and no water or particulates observed at the bottom of the vortex.
2) Long-term average value