Since 1894, Zschimmer & Schwarz has continuously advanced the science of specialty chemicals and has actively expanded product lines of synthetic esters and surfactants for the industrial lubricant industry.

We proudly offer the world’s most extensive line of synthetic ester base stocks, manufactured at our three facilities in the USA and Europe.

Explore our broad portfolio of high-performance lubricant base stocks and metalworking additives, or request a customized product that meets your specific formulation needs by getting in touch with one of our synthetic ester and lubricant additive experts.

Synthetic Esters

Synthetic esters are the most versatile of all lubricant base stocks and can be optimized for nearly any application. Environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs), NSF H1 food-grade lubricants, dielectric fluids, compressor oils, metalworking fluids, and fire-resistant hydraulic fluids can all be formulated with Z&S synthetic esters base stocks. Z&S offers the world’s largest portfolio of advanced, lubricant-grade synthetic ester base stocks, all designed to deliver best-in-class performance. Click here to review our existing options, or ask how Z&S can design a unique product for your specific requirements.

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We offer an extensive variety of emulsifiers, corrosion inhibitors, chelating agents, friction modifiers, and EP/AW additives for water-based metalworking fluids. Click here to select the optimum components that will deliver excellent boundary-lubrication characteristics for better cutting and forming efficiency, surface finish and tool life.

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Synthetic esters are the optimum choice for dielectric coolants and multifunctional EV fluids, combining excellent heat transfer, electrical insulation and lubricating properties. Excellent thermal conductivity, oxidative stability, and fire resistance make synthetic esters the safe and efficient base fluid for dielectric coolant applications. When considering environmentally friendly high-performance alternatives to mineral oils and fluorocarbons, Click here to learn more about readily available Z&S synthetic esters or contact us to discuss products designed specifically for you.

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