“Decades of Declining Viscosity”

Like a limbo dancer, engine oil viscosities have been getting lower and lower over the past few years. To emphasise this, the SAE’s J300 viscosity standard established two new low viscosity grades definitions, SAE 8 and SAE 12.
The process of formulating “thinner” higher-performance oils has been progressing for more than a century and things have come a long way since the first engine oils were used in the early internal combustion engine cars of the late 19th Century.

Over the last 60 years, there have been enormous changes since Alexander Duckham launched the first multigrade engine oil, Duckhams Q 20W-50, to the point where 0W-XX oils could take 35 percent of the global market by 2030.

The question now is, what base oils will be needed to blend these viscosities and will there be the resources and willingness to meet these new specifications with the emphasis being shifted to electric vehicles.

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SIP Base Oils for Food Grade Lubricants.

Due to the current lockdowns around Europe, we understand that manufacturing plants for frozen, canned and packaged foods, breads and edible oils are operating at high capacity. With this comes an increased demand for food-grade oils and greases. To meet your needs to supply these products, SIP has a wide range of medicinal white oils, […]

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Corona Virus Update

During these challenging times SIP’s priority is the health and safety of our valued staff, customers and suppliers.
SIP office staff are remote working – still able to process orders, provide product support and assist with technical enquiries as usual.
For existing customers, please contact us through the usual channels.
New or prospective customers – please email: enquries@sip.com

Our logistics terminal is fully operational, holding sufficient inventory levels and despatching product to our customers with the minimum of disruption.
Social distancing, restrictions covering external hauliers and in-depth hygiene procedures are all in place at our terminal to keep everyone safe.
We are continually monitoring the guidelines and advice provided by the UK Government and Public Health England – keeping everyone informed.
Please follow our social media updates.

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SIP has again been awarded HFA Approved Halal Certificate

A great result – In addition to our Kosher registration we have again been awarded Halal Certification which enables our customers to have access to a wide range of products that meet their needs. A big thank you to everyone involved including our partners at ADPO. Well done. For further details please contact Michael Lyttle at mikelyttle@sip.com

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UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress 21st – 22nd April

The SIP are back! This year we are on Stand No F10 and look forward to seeing you there. Please do get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

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