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Vacuum pump oil and fluid

Oil, greases and lubricants

Designed and tested with your applications in mind, for use in high-performance vacuum

Our oil, greases, and lubricants LEYBONOL are engineered for high-performance vacuum pumps and applications. Our greases, oil, and lubricants serve to keep your pump applications pain-free. They are expertly designed to ensure airtight lubrication, chemical stability, effortless lubricating properties, the required oxidation, and heat tolerance - all depending on your unique needs.

What is special about Vacuum pump oil?

Vacuum pump oil is not just oil. Running and maintaining your high-performance vacuum and applications means constantly staying on top of performance and degradation. We will briefly explore the process which relies on 3 critical components:

  • Application types - industrial processes, coating technology, research & development, etc.
  • Vacuum pump types - oil-sealed, semi-conductor, diffusion, etc.
  • Selected grease, oil, or lubricant - chemical composition, frequency, and ease of maintenance, etc.

Benefits of using the high-standard oil LEYBONOL

Excellent vacuum performance

Our certified vacuum pump oil keeps your production running, meaning you spend less time worrying about upkeep, and more time ensuring your application is performing to its full potential.

Extended pump lifetime

Through its use of vacuum-compatible additives, vacuum pump oil LEYBONOL protects your vacuum pump and extends its life expectancy.

Premium lubrication

Premium quality ensures long vacuum pump oil change intervals and reduces overall power consumption, wear, and maintenance costs.

Extensive quality controls

Vacuum pump oils LEYBONOL are subjected to frequent and rigorous testing to ensure that each batch is consistent and provides the same outstanding vacuum performance.

Highest industry standards

LEYBONOL ensures regulatory compliance with REACH, DSL and NDSL, GHS and many others.

Are all oils the same?

LEYBONOL has been specially formulated to achieve top performance for your vacuum pump

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Which oil is compatible with my vacuum pump?

What kind of oil does a vacuum pump use?

Mineral vacuum pump oil – Measurement

Mineral oil offers a high degree of compatibility with elastomers and resistance to hydrolysis.

Frequently also termed semi-synthetic pump oil, hydrocracked oil are produced under an extremely high hydrogen pressure at elevated temperatures and are substantially free of aromatic compounds and olefins.

These oils show:

  • Higher thermal stability compared to conventional mineral vacuum pump oil.
  • In most cases, the intervals between the vacuum pump oil changes can be extended.

Ester vacuum pump oil – Compounding vacuum pump performance

Ester oil is ideally used for vacuum pump applications involving high thermal dynamics.

Some of their primary properties include:

  • High temperatures
  • Average elastomer compatibility
  • Average hydrolysis resistance

Polyalphaolefin vacuum pump oil (PAO) – Cool temperatures, hot results

Polyalphaolefin oil is synthetic hydrocarbons which are paraffin-like yet contain a uniform structure. Thermal and chemical resistance is better compared to mineral oil.

They have great flowing properties when cold, meaning they are especially effective at:

  • Low temperatures
  • Elastomer compatibility
  • Resistance against hydrolysis

PFPE vacuum pump oil – Hassle-free at elevated temperatures

PFPE oil is practically inert against all chemical and oxidizing influences and will not polymerize under the influence of high energy radiation. A few points to bear in mind: 

  • Reactions may take place at temperatures over approximately 150 °C (302 °F)
  • Perfluoropolyether is highly stable thermally and is not flammable.
  • Thermal decomposition may only take place at temperatures of over 290 °C (554 °F)

Fluid for oil diffusion vacuum pumps

Fluids for oil diffusion pumps must exhibit low vapor pressure at room temperature and must be able to resist thermal decomposition and oxidization to a significant extent. This means:

  • The surface tension of the pump fluids must be high to reduce the creep of oil films.
  • They must be chemically inert, exhibit a high flash point and evaporation heat must be low.
  • The pump fluids should permit high pumping speeds over a wide range of pressures and be cost-effective.

Vacuum pump lubricants

A set of lubricants that ensure you have:

  • Long oil-change intervals with reduced power consumption.
  • Reduced maintenance costs, as experienced by our customers.
  • Extended life of individual parts.
  • Fewer (unwanted) vacuum pump oil deposits and overall reduced risk of pump failure and breakdowns.
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Where to find and buy the spare parts and vacuum pump kit for my vacuum pump?

Vacuum pump repair kits of high quality, vacuum pump spare parts and oil filters for the different pump models and a wide range of applications

LEYBONOL LVO 520

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LEYBONOL LVO 521

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General service brochure

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