What does AW 46 mean on hydraulic oil?

anti-wear hydraulic
AW Hydraulic Oil (ISO: 32, 46, 68, 100) AW Hydraulic Oil is premium grade oil designed for use in all hydraulic systems where anti-wear hydraulic oil is recommended. All grades are rust and oxidation inhibited and contain an effective anti-wear additive and anti-foam additives to release entrained air rapidly.

Is hydraulic oil better 32 or 46?

32 is thinner, No. 46 is medium and No. 68 is thicker. Generally speaking, if the temperature is low in winter, use #32 & #46 hydraulic oil with a lower viscosity, and use #68 hydraulic oil with a higher viscosity in summer.

What’s the difference between ISO 46 hydraulic oil and AW 46 hydraulic oil?

The vicosity is simply referred to by ISO 46. AW stands for Anti Wear. AW 46 is the same as AW 46.

Is all 46 hydraulic oil the same?

While most hydraulic oils are measured with the simple ISO grade, there are oils out there with anti-wear properties that are measured separately. For instance, you may see AW 46 hydraulic oil while looking around. These oils perform at the same grade as their ISO counterparts.

What is the difference between AW 32 and AW 46 hydraulic oil?

AW32 is approximately a 10 weight oil with the additives ▪ AW46 is approximately a 15 weight oil with the additives ▪ AW68 is approximately a 20 weight oil with the additives AW –provides many of the advantages of premium hydraulic oil at a moderate price.

What viscosity is 46 hydraulic oil?

Hydraulic oil 46 specifications Density (Kg/L): 0.869. Viscosity (cSt at 40°C): 46. Viscosity (cSt at 100°C): 7.0. VI: 108.

What is the difference between AW32 and AW 46 hydraulic oil?

Is AW 46 the same as VG 46?

AW 46 hydraulic fluids have an International Standards Viscosity Grade or ISO VG of 46. This is the thickness of the fluid tested at 40 degrees Celsius.

Can you mix ISO and AW hydraulic oil?

Mixing oils with different additive packages is never recommended. Doing so could compromise the additive performance of both constituents, cause corrosion of component surfaces and lead to increased mechanical wear.

What is the difference between AW 46 and AW 68 hydraulic oil?

Can you mix AW 32 and AW 46?