Silicone sealants have to meet high requirements: They must not become brittle, must be tear-resistant and should not yellow over time. To achieve best results, low-viscosity base oils of the highest quality are needed. These special products are an important component of silicone sealants and are used as so-called extender oils. The following article explains which quality characteristics are important and how quality is ensured during the manufacturing process.
Low-viscosity base oils are characterised by their specific product performance. With their closely defined boiling points, they are processed into a wide range of specialty products for the most diverse industries. In this article, you will read about the applications in which they have proven particularly successful.
The printing ink industry, like many industries, is subject to constant change. The trend is moving towards Printing Ink Distillates (PID) with low aromatics content. For special applications, however, the classic products remain the best choice. Test Oils continue to serve as a reference for the highest quality standards. In this article, you can read about the applications in which they have proved particularly successful.
Haltermann Carless' production site in Speyer has a long history and a promising future. This is due to its strategically favourable location in the heart of Europe, a strong product portfolio, permanent investments in modern technologies and committed employees. The manufacturing plant, which has been in operation since July 1965, has constantly advanced and embraced future trends. At the time of its foundation, modern technologies such as valve bottoms or air-cooled condensation were used and a biological wastewater treatment plant was put into operation. Now the production site is again taking important steps towards the future: for more sustainability and clear customer added value.
In many industrial applications today, it is important to minimise the danger posed to people and the environment during the production of goods. This includes safety regulations as well as materials that are inherently classified as less problematic. Haltermann Carless markets a range of Middle Distillates under the product name Pilot®. The product comes in varying boiling ranges and aromatic contents and are easy and versatile to use. In this article you can read why low aromatic base oils are so important for industrial applications.
Sealing joints and gaps is one of man's oldest craft activities. Today, silicone sealants are among the first choice and are indispensable in the construction industry and for DIY enthusiasts - whether for windows and doors, in the bathroom or the kitchen. This important material convinces with many special properties. Our Pilot® extender oils play an important role in this. You can find out exactly which ones in our article.
Silicone sealants are important materials for professionals and craftsmen in the building industry. There is hardly a joint or crevice that is not filled with silicone sealant. The typical quality features are high - tear-resistant, water-repellency and colour-fast. An important contribution to this is made by the low-viscosity base oils used for this purpose, more precisely the Pilot® extender oils from Haltermann Carless. We spoke with Jan Boerrigter, Commercial Manager for Middle Distillates, and asked him how Haltermann Carless provides technical advice to manufacturers of silicone seals in the development of formulations, the new hydrogenation plant and individual supply chain concepts.