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Lubricants

Silmid is a leading global distributor of lubricants for the aerospace, engineering, defence, automotive and rail industry. We stock a wide range of lubricants from leading brands such as Loctite, Rocol, Bonderite, Castrol, Fuchs and Aeroshell. 

With over 40 years experience and product knowledge with it comes to the aerospace industry, to help you identify the perfect solution for your needs. We have a fantastic range of lubricants including greases, hydraulic fluids, piston engine oils and more. 

Typically, when lubricants are used in an industrial setting, they are used to protect machinery parts against friction and erosion. They also help to protect against corrosion by eliminating moisture and ensuring that the part in question has a continuous coating. Some of the most common types of lubricant are gear lubricant, motor lubricant and fuel lubricant. Silmid is one of the most highly regarded lubricant distributors in the UK.

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Greases

Greases

Greases make up a large part of the lubricant family, The range of greases we stock cover all conceivable sizes from a 2oz tube to a 50kg pail.  These come with a differing range of enhanced properties including high and low temperature working, strong anti-wear characteristics and radiation resistance. 

Hydraulic Fluids

Hydraulic Fluids

Hydraulic systems require a hydraulic fluid to allow a transfer of power to take place. We stock products from Aeroshell, Castrol, Nyco and more, hydraulic fluids tend to have low freezing points, good anti-foam properties and good temperature stability. These products are not just confined to the aviation industry. 

Piston Engine Oils

Piston Engine Oils

Piston Engine Oils perform multiple functions within piston engines. Along with reducing friction on moving parts; piston engine oils can remove debris, protect internal parts from corrosion and reduce engine temperature. We stock piston engine oils from Aeroshell, Mobil, Total and more.

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Lubricants are substances that can reduce friction between moving parts/surfaces. Depending on the product and application, the purpose of a lubricant is to; reduce friction, prevent corrosion, keep moving parts apart, transmit power, protect against wear and to prevent rust.

Aeroshell Lubricants

AeroShell is part of Shell Aviation and is a globally-recognised brand for aviation and lubricants. Silmid has been a partner of Shell Aviation for more than three decades and is AeroShell’s leading distributor across Europe.

The robust, long-standing relationship between Silmid and Shell Aviation has enabled us to supply the full range of AeroShell branded products to our customers, and we are also an authorised repacker of AeroShell products. This allows us to repackage AeroShell products into smaller containers whilst passing on the AeroShell guarantee, something which non-authorised repackers are not permitted to do.

We stock a wide range of Aeroshell products, click here to view. 

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