Cortec develops biodegradable soy-based lubricant

EcoLine ELP is formulated from natural seed oils and select additives

Lubricants, Biodegradable, Cortec, Maintenance, Corrosion, Repair, Operations
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Cortec Corporation has developed the EcoLine extreme lubricant penetrant (ELP), a biodegradable soy-based lubricant and penetrant. It is formulated from natural seed oils and select additives, which according to the company, provides lubricity and performance superior to conventional lubricants. 

EcoLine ELP as an all-purpose lubricant for general maintenance needs. It can be applied to multi-metal parts for general lubrication, penetration and corrosion protection; milling, tapping and reaming; cutting, grinding and drilling; loosening rusty bolts; and quieting squeaky hinges and moving  parts.

In addition to providing lubrication and protection against rust and corrosion, EcoLine ELP repels water and allows higher equipment operating speeds by cooling moving parts and reducing smoke. EcoLine ELP has high flash and fire points, is not toxic to plants, and is chlorine-free. It contains 95% USDA certified biobased content and is a qualified product under the mandatory federal purchasing initiative of the USDA BioPreferred Program.

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