What are the different types of oil and which does US Petrolon provide?
Oil generally falls into three categories: mineral, hydrocracked, and synthetic. Mineral oil is produced from petroleum crude oil and typically does not meet the severe performance requirements of today's machinery. Hydrocracked, or semi-synthetic, oil goes through an additional refining process that removes most impurities found in mineral-based oils, which gives it greater performance and longevity than mineral-based oil. Synthetic oil is derived from chemical processes and can last 2-6 times (PAO) or 6-16 times (POE) longer than a mineral-based oil. All of US Petrolon's specialty lubricants are the finest semi-synthetic and synthetic fluids available.