Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Ultra-Low Freezer Calibration and Vaccine Cold Storage Solutions

Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Ultra-Low Freezer Calibration and Vaccine Cold Storage Solutions

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn particular attention to effective vaccine storage, transportation, and distribution. In particular, the need to not allow for temperature excursions in the dissemination of COVID-19 vaccines has made pharmaceutical cold chain management a common term in public discourse. For decades, Halocarbon has been a trusted supplier of medical freezer calibration fluids,

Oxygen-Safe Lubricants for Ventilators Give Pandemic Shortages Some Breathing Room

Oxygen-Safe Lubricants for Ventilators Give Pandemic Shortages Some Breathing Room

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to bombard hospitals with more and more cases, the need for medical ventilators has skyrocketed. These critical, life-saving machines, sometimes called mechanical respirators, are often necessary for patients struggling with a severe case of the coronavirus, and many hospitals are experiencing a shortage in ventilator availability with the influx of

The Role of Oxygen-Safe Greases in Medical Ventilators and Respirators

The Role of Oxygen-Safe Greases in Medical Ventilators and Respirators

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a significant spike in the demand for medical ventilators, sometimes referred to as mechanical respirators. As ventilator manufacturers rush to increase production quantities, the development of oxygen-safe fluids and greases for ventilator components becomes progressively important. These specialty greases and lubricants are essential in ventilator processing and application as they

How Halocarbon Oxygen-Safe Lubricants Can Aid Medical Oxygen Supply Chain In COVID-19 Shortage

How Halocarbon Oxygen-Safe Lubricants Can Aid Medical Oxygen Supply Chain In COVID-19 Shortage

With the seemingly insurmountable challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the surge in cases has created yet another obstacle–the shortage of medical oxygen. Though the essential gas itself is not experiencing scarcity, the overwhelming number of coronavirus cases, specifically in the United States, has been problematic in both the supply chain and hospital equipment capacity. As

Halocarbon Greases and Oils Contribute To Safe Manufacturing and Transportation of Oxygen

Halocarbon Greases and Oils Contribute To Safe Manufacturing and Transportation of Oxygen

The coronavirus introduces several new challenges in healthcare manufacturing and logistics, as many industries scramble to deliver on the unpredictable level of demands. Oxygen, for instance, is an indispensable requirement for the medical community, especially in the midst of an upper respiratory infection-based pandemic. This essential gas is unsurprisingly difficult to transport, as it must

Seven Reasons to Use Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Ultra-Low and Low-Temperature Calibration Baths

Seven Reasons to Use Halocarbon 0.8 Oil for Ultra-Low and Low-Temperature Calibration Baths

Ultra-low temperature calibration baths are routine and essential processes for thermometric sensors in a variety of manufacturing industries. These extreme temperatures require dependable and precise properties, and accordingly, Halocarbon 0.8 Oil is the fluid of choice and industry standard for ultra-low calibration baths. This high-quality calibration bath fluid is specifically designed to perform consistently across

Halocarbon PCTFE Technology for Low-Molecular Weight Oligomers

Halocarbon PCTFE Technology for Low-Molecular Weight Oligomers

What Are PCTFE Oligomers? PCTFE oligomers are engineered fluids that consist of only a few repeating CTFE monomer units. These low-molecular weight oligomeric materials differ from the high-molecular weight polymeric thermoplastics of CTFE in a number of ways. PCTFE oligomers are fluid in nature, taking on liquid, grease, or wax forms which can be tuned

How Halocarbon Oils and Greases Mitigate Stainless Steel Galling

Chemical manufacturing processes often use stainless steel as a material of construction due to its resistance to a broad range of chemicals and to corrosion. Stainless steel is one of the most commonly used metals in the chemical manufacturing industry today, and is used in a wide range of applications, such as reactors, valves, process

Traditional and Fluorinated Metalworking Fluids: A Brief Overview

Traditional and Fluorinated Metalworking Fluids: A Brief Overview

What are Traditional Metalworking Fluids? Metalworking fluids, also known as cutting fluids or coolants, are liquids used in metalworking operations such as cutting, abrading, and metal forming to reduce friction between the workpiece and the tool. Cutting fluids provide these processes with many benefits, including better surface finishes, longer tool life, lower energy consumption, enhanced

What Dual and Tandem Mechanical Seal Systems Users Should Look for in Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids

What Dual and Tandem Mechanical Seal Systems Users Should Look for in Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids

Mechanical seal barrier fluids are lubricants specially formulated to provide safety and reliability in mechanical seals used in hazardous chemical operations. For over fifty years, Halocarbon Mechanical Seal Barrier Fluids remain at the forefront of the petroleum, natural gas, and chemical industries, lubricating and cooling the seal faces in rotary pumps, mixers, and agitators. Halocarbon’s