Castrol Optileb CH 150
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Fully synthetic chain lubricants, physiologically safe, NSF H1 authorized


Castrol Optileb CH (previously named Viscoleb) are chain lubricants especially developed to meet the requirements of the food and beverage industries. They are water-resistant and have a high load carrying capacity. Optileb CH are tasteless and odorless oils. Special additives specifically protect from wear and prevent corrosion. Optileb CH chain lubricants are NSF H1 authorized and therefore suited for applications where a direct exposure of the lubricated part to the edible product is possible due to technical reasons.


For the special requirements in the food and beverage industries where there may be direct exposure of the lubricated part to the edible product or its packaging For chains of production, filling and packaging machines. For slideways, central lubrication systems, spraying systems (product consolidation). Optileb CH 32 especially for chains in the low-temperature range e.g. in frosters Temperature application ranges:

  • Optileb CH 32: – 60°C/- 76°F to + 150°C/+ 302°F
  • Optileb CH 150: – 30°C/- 22°F to + 200°C/+ 392°F
  • Optileb CH 280: – 30°C/- 22°F to + 200°C/+ 392°F
  • Optileb CH 1500: – 20°C/- 4°F to + 200°C/+ 392°F
  • Physiologically safe
  • NSF H1 authorized
  • Tasteless and odorless
  • Transparent
  • Resistant to water
  • Compatible with mineral oil, therefore no prior cleaning of the chains when converting to Optileb CH
  • Good penetration
  • Excellent adherence
  • Optimum corrosion and wear protection
Operating temperature Min. -60°C
Max. 200°C
Viscosity 150 mm/s² at 40°C
Viscosity index 145
Oil type Ester
Food grade Yes
Product type Lubricating Oils
Applicable to these sectors Food & Beverage, Machinery, Pulp & Paper

Optileb CH oils are compatible with mineral oil, therefore prior cleaning of the chains is not necessary during conversion. However, cleaning of heavily contaminated chains is advisable in order to ensure easy penetration of Optileb CH. For application in central lubrication and spraying systems please observe the specified viscosity. In spray cans: Optileb CH 32 Spray, Optileb CH 280 Spray, Optileb CH 1500 Spray. This product was previously named Viscoleb. The name was changed in 2015.


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