Did you know there are many options to consider when selecting thermal fluids?

  1. Temperature is Everything – match your bulk temperature but also consider film temperature, heater type
  2. Controlling Oxidation – high temperature air exposure can destroy the wrong fluid quickly
  3. Maximizing Fluid Life – short-term or long-term use – invest wisely
  4. Availability is Critical – thermal fluids are often critical to production – how long can you wait for your thermal fluid to ship?
  5. Reliable Service & Support – thermal fluids are maintenance-intensive, but can your vendor help you if there are problem

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J. Thomas

We have been using it (Duratherm) in our oil jacketed extruder as a heat transfer fluid for over a year now with no problems. We generally run between 180° and 190°C and often run for months between shut-downs. The oil still looks as clear as it did when we first put it into use. I am very pleased with the product and would buy it again if it ever wears out, but that might be a while!