Many people have experienced the superior quality of AMSOIL synthetic lubricants by using motor oil in the cars, trucks motorcycles or diesel equipment. But did you know that AMSOIL manufactures the highest quality synthetic hydraulic oils on the market today.

AMSOIL Hydraulic Oils offer these benefits:

  • Excellent cold-temperature properties
  • Anti-wear protection
  • Recommended for gear, van and piston hydraulic pumps
  • Contain rust, oxidation and foam inhibitors
  • Designed for a wide temperature range
  • Hydrolytically stable and readily separate from water
  • Improves mobile equipment efficiency (mehf)

Below is an article that recent article that appeared in the January 2012 AMSOIL magazine.

Certain hydraulic systems, including those installed in log splitters, skid steers and small tractors, are often operated seasonally or intermittently. Then the equipment is stored for extended periods. Although checking and changing hydraulic oil is sometimes important to ensure optimum protection and performance and maximum equipment life.
AMSOIL synthetic hydraulic oils can provide significant savings over conventional hydraulic oils.
 Reduced Heat
The synthetic construction of AMSOIL synthetic hydraulic oils can reduce heat in hydraulic systems, leading to better viscosity retention; less varnish build-up, oxidation and component wear (including hoses); longer seal life; and better overall system performance.
Cold-Weather Performance
Mobile hydraulic equipment often sits in the elements while on a job site, causing many conventional hydraulic oils to thicken in the cold and lead to equipment damage such as excessive pump wear due to cavitation, blown hoses, broken shafts and extended warm-up times that waste fuel. AMSOIL synthetic hydraulic oils are formulated for better cold-temperature characteristics than petroleum oils, helping reduce or eliminate many of these issues.
All Season Functionality
To eliminate some of the problems associated with temperature changes, many mobile hydraulic equipment owners switch oil viscosities with the seasons. AMSOIL synthetic hydraulic oils are high-viscosity-index formulations that can eliminate the need for seasonal changes. It’s very possible to run an ISO 32 or ISO 46 oil successfully year-round in all but the most extreme cold conditions.
Hose Life Preservation
Cold and heat wreak havoc on hydraulic system hoses and seals. Cold, thick fluid can cause pressure spikes and extremely hot fluid breaks down hoses and seals over time, leading to leaks and wasted hydraulic fluid. The superior cooling and flow properties of AMSOIL synthetic hydraulic oils help preserve hose integrity.
AMSOIL Synthetic Anti-Wear Hydraulic Oils
AMSOIL Synthetic Anti-Wear Hydraulic Oils effectively inhibit oxidation to help prevent acid formation and viscosity increase, resist carbon and varnish deposits and inhibit rust and foam (providing smooth hydraulic operation). They contain an effective zinc-based anti-wear/antioxidant additive that controls wear in high-speed, high-pressure vane and gear pumps while meeting the lubrication requirements of axial piston pumps with bronze-on-steel metallurgy.
AMSOIL Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil
AMSOIL Biodegradable Hydraulic Oil (BHO) is a premium-performance hydraulic oil that exhibits high biodegradability and low aquatic toxicity, along with superior oxidative stability, excellent low-temperature performance and outstanding results in laboratory and extended-duration pump testing. It contains antioxidants that prolong oil life and foam inhibitors that help promote problem-free operation.

AMSOIL hydraulic oils can be purchased for a variety of equipment. Some applications include machine tools and presses, mobile construction equipment, farming equipment, logging trucks, boom trucks and plastic injection molding machines. The appropriate viscosity grades of AW Oils are also suitable for use in pneumatic tools and spindles.
AMSOIL hydraulic oils qualify as MEHF or Maximum Efficiency Hydraulic Fluid. MEHF can save time and money by allowing the equipment to be used at it’s highest efficiency. Think about it, on a cold day a front end loader might take 3-5 times as long to cycle through pickup and dumb. With an MEHF like AMSOIL, this time savings results in less fuel used and higher production.
AMSOIL Anti-wear Hydraulic OilFor more information on the AMSOIL hydraulic fluid line please visit the hydraulic fluid page:
Hydraulic Oil viscosity include ISO 15, 22, 32, 46, 68
Protects hard-working hydraulic systems from the stress of high-pressure, high-load and heavy-duty operations. Remains fluid in cold temperatures for immediate cold-weather flow. Special anti-wear additives and rust inhibitors provide optimum protection to expensive equipment.
Package sizes include: 5-Gallon Pail, 30-Gallon Drum, 55-Gallon Drum
For more information and pricing please contact me directly. AMSOIL has several programs for business owners and individuals.
Michael Sparks-AMSOIL Dealer / Direct Jobber
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