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ArroChem’s FA-2 is a tall oil fatty acid that combines long, highly unsaturated carbon chain with acid functionality of a carboxyl group. It is often used in specialty industrial lubricants to provide superior lubrication and protection for various mechanical components and equipment. It is formulated to ensure optimal performance under demanding operating conditions. FA-2 is suitable for a wide range of applications in industries such as manufacturing, automotive, marine, and more.

General Characteristics:


Solubility in Water, 25°C:

Specific Gravity:             

Acid Number: 

Clear liquid


~0.85 and 0.95 g/cm³ at 15°C (59°F)

195-205 mg kolt/g



FA-2 lubricant finds diverse applications across different industries, including but not limited to the following:

  • Industrial Machinery: Used to lubricate gears, bearings, chains, and sliding mechanisms in various industrial equipment and machinery.
  • Automotive: Suitable for automotive applications, such as gearboxes and certain engine components.
  • Marine: Used for marine applications, including stern tubes and other shipboard machinery.
  • Hydraulic Systems: Suitable for hydraulic systems operating under various temperatures and pressures.
  • General Lubrication: Used in a wide range of applications where excellent lubrication and wear protection are required.



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