Chemtool have confirmed that as result of the event they expect a total loss of manufacturing capabilities, and therefore, are unable to supply products. Shell formally declare that, with effect from 2nd July 2021, a force majeure event has occurred and this may impact Shell’s ability to supply the following grades of AeroShell
Silmid are working closely with Shell to manage our existing inventories and forecast demand to minimise impact to our customers.
Alongside this, Shell have been and will continue to take reasonable steps to mitigate the effects of this force majeure Event and have, amongst others, worked to assess alternative grease solutions.
Customers should choose the appropriate products for their needs and refer to the OEM’s manuals. Options for consideration are listed below, and additional resources can be found at the bottom of this page: