We supply biodegradable cleaning solvents, greases, oils & dry film coatings for high technology. These lubricants extend plant equipment, reduce wear & enhance productivity.
IKV is also committed to protecting the environment by manufacturing a range of ecological, high performance lubricants. They operate in Europe under Directive 2005/360/EC and are eligible for an Eco-Label.
By producing more durable, long-life lubricants the Eco-Label products reduce the amount of lubricant required & thereby reduce the impact on the environment.
The majority of the formulation use synthetic base oils thus offering higher performance & longer life.
See the 'Specification' tab above for more details of our biodegradable gear oils, solvents and greases.
IKV Lubricants has been a leader in the field of high performance lubricants for many years & has met the increasing demands for tribological products that meet the requirements of the industries OEM’s.
IKV’s strategy consists of continuous research and on-going development supporting the industries design engineers by offering innovative tribological solutions.
IKV's quick reacting team, along with its capability to develop new products to meet a customer brief or application, make it a leader in its field. These products are available as greases, oils, pastes or dry coatings and are state-of-the-art solutions in the field of lubrication for long life, friction and wear reduction.
To accomplish this IKV uses a wide range of materials suitable for their tribological properties as well as for their compatibility or inertness with other materials. The result is a range of products containing approximately 500 formulations, which are capable of solving most all tribological problems encountered.
IKV realises the products must also meet application requirements and has, therefore, adapted its packaging to meet these requirements. IKV is part of a group, which has been in existence for nearly 100 years, a staff of 250 dedicated employees and a fully equipped in house laboratory with the latest equipment and a large production facility.
Although IKV Group already has a large range of proven products it prides itself on its ability to develop new products to meet the growing demands for excellence in industry.
IKV's quality management system guarantees its customers a perfect match between the properties of the products supplied and specific demands. This system has ISO 9001 vs 2000 accreditation.
See 'Specification' tab for product details.
IKV produce a full range of biodegradable products including biodegradable cleaning solvent & degreaser IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 without COV and with a flash point of >150°C.
IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 is a tar remover degreaser based on vegetable esters, mostly from rapeseed and sunflower seed oil.
IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 is an effective solvent and is biodegradable. Standardized tests of biodegradability and ecotoxicity (in bacteria, fish, seaweed, shrimp) made the Solvent "organic" in 1999 and in 2000 revealed much better results than conventional products. For example, the results of biodegradability are 87.4% and 94.5% for these family of solvents.
IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 is less volatile than conventional solvents. It does not generate volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that contribute to troposphere ozone formation which present a hazard to health. Industrial applications of bio solvent are growing, and especially for printing inks and for dilution of bitumen in construction applications. This bio-solvent used to meet current and future hygiene, safety and emissions of VOCs, which is a major advantage for manufacturers.
IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 as a degreasing solvent has a wide range of uses and is very effective on heavy soiled organic and mineral (grease, bitumen, adhesives, sealants, polymers...).IKV-BIOSOLV 9150 is an alternative to petroleum solvents (xylene, white
spirits) in all degreasing applications manual (cloth, brush, spray, and washers).
It includes :
- Excellent storage stability.
- A very good solvent power.
- A very good low temperature fluidity
Other biodegradable products include our IKV-TRIBOGEAR 150, IKV-TRIBOGEAR 460 which are synthetic oils for use in conventional and worm gearboxes with a high viscosity index offering a low change of viscosity with temperature. They offer long-term lubrication under high loads & are useable at temperatures of 30 to 120°C.
BESLUX BIOGREASE M2-HT is a lithium soap thickened biodegradable ester.
BESLUX BIOGREASE M2-HT is formulated with a low environmental effect additive package and is ideal for use when water or soil contamination is a consideration.
BESLUX BIOGREASE M2-HT has outstanding lubricating capacity plus anti-wear, anti-corrosive & EP properties.
BESLUX BIOGREASE M2-HT offers good performance in applications with steel-on-steel spherical plain bearings, ball bearings and roller bearings. It also offers superior low temperature start-up performance and is suitable for medium to high loads
BESLUX BIOGREASE M2-HT is a high performance lubricant with a drop point of 180°C, an operating temperature range of -25 to 120°C and is >90% biodegradable.
Speak to us also about our biodegradable hydraulic fluids, biodegradable fluids for cables and chains, biodegradable greases for installations of transport and load joints, biodegradable grease for crowns and cogs (sprockets), joints and trolleys and biodegradable grease for railtrack points.
Biodegradable Gear Oil
IKV-TRIBIOGEAR 220 is a synthetic ester environmentally friendly biodegradable oil with extreme pressure additives.IKV-TRIBIOGEAR range name is based on TRI for tribology the study of friction, wear and lubrication; the science of interacting surfaces in relative motion. BIO for biodegradability & GEAR where the product is developed to be used.
IKV-TRIBIOGEAR 220 is formulated according to ecological criteria defined by the European Commission (Directive 2005/360/EC).
IKV-TRIBIOGEAR 220 has superior antiwear, anticorrosion, antifoam and antioxidant properties. It reduces friction and wear of gearboxes, especially at low and high temperatures.
IKV-TRIBIOGEAR 220 is appropriate whenever extreme oil pressure and long term is necessary. It is suitable for all reducing loaded toothed cylindrical, helical, and hypoid bevel, wheel and worm gears.
IKV-TRIBIOGEAR 220 is miscible with mineral oils and oil type polyalphaolefin. To maintain its biodegradability properties, a prior rinsing of the installation is recommended however.
Ask us also about our other biodegradable products including:-
- IKV-TRIBOSTAR HV 32
- IKV-TRIBOSTAR HV 46
- IKV-TRIBOSTAR HV 68
- IKV-ESTEV 46
- IKV-BIOGREASE M-2/HT
- IKV-BIOGREASE M-0/WR
- IKV-BIOGREASE M-2/WR
- IKV-BIOGREASE M-1/G
- IKV-BIOGREASE M-000/G