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#3039185 - 06/20/13 06:30 AM ISO VG 32
pwhittle Offline


Registered: 02/01/13
Posts: 2
Loc: Alpharetta, GA
I just took delivery of a hydraulic scissor auto lift that calls for 1 gallon of ISO VG 32 hydraulic fluid.

I see Advance Auto carries Shield AW 32 in one gallon jugs.

Is this an acceptable substitute?

I also have access to a Tractor Supply and NAPA locally.

Thanks in advance.

Paul

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#3039768 - 06/20/13 04:29 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 14028
Loc: Midwest
As long as it is an ISO 32 Anti-Wear fluid with about a 5.5 cSt viscosity @ 100C it should work.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/viscosity-charts/

http://www.hfifluidpowerproducts.com/Pages/Hydraulic-Fluid.html
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#3040141 - 06/20/13 10:40 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: MolaKule]
pwhittle Offline


Registered: 02/01/13
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Loc: Alpharetta, GA
Thanks MolaKule!

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#3040781 - 06/21/13 01:56 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
TMoto Offline


Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 240
Loc: CO
My old Hangsterfer's chart lists the following that may be helpful.

Hangsterfer's AW32
Mobil DTE 24
Texaco Rando HD 32
Shell Tellus 32
Exxon Nuto H 32
Castrol Hyspin AW 32
Chevron AW HYD 32
Union UNAS AW32

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#3041229 - 06/21/13 09:24 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
MolaKule Offline


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Or Schaeffer's #254 HTC Supreme ISO 32.


Edited by MolaKule (06/21/13 09:24 PM)
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#3068073 - 07/17/13 12:43 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
camelCase Offline


Registered: 07/11/13
Posts: 168
Loc: Southeastern, USA
SLFI also makes some great hydraulic fluids. They are my go-to for unique fluids. Their anti-wear in a Iso32 should do the trick for you.

http://www.slfi.net/mineral-oils/hydraulic-oil

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#3091277 - 08/09/13 10:22 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
bruce381 Offline


Registered: 06/23/05
Posts: 3324
Loc: Millbrae, CA
accually hydrualic fluid viscosity as in VG 32 ia run at 40C not 100c as such any ISO VG 32 oil will be a 32 oil not withstanding any additve or oil type differences.

Industrial gear oils are aslo run at 40C where automotive axle lube are at 100C

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#3091959 - 08/10/13 07:18 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
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bruce, not to nitpick, and maybe subject of another thread...

Have had experience with some 12,000 Voith turbo-couplings, and a previous engineer swapped them to BP "HV"32, a high viscosity index 32 in the past.

Quickly it became a 24-26 as the VIIs were beaten out of it.

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#3092928 - 08/11/13 09:20 PM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: Shannow]
bruce381 Offline


Registered: 06/23/05
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Loc: Millbrae, CA
yeah there are "low shear VII's" but they will still shear, even a non VI or newtonian fluid can shear given long enough.

I would rather up the vis grade 1 or use a GPIII with a higher VI but then sludge can be an issue.


Edited by bruce381 (08/11/13 09:21 PM)

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#3093206 - 08/12/13 08:21 AM Re: ISO VG 32 [Re: pwhittle]
camelCase Offline


Registered: 07/11/13
Posts: 168
Loc: Southeastern, USA
Yeah shear and pressure will do a number on viscosity. High grade POE and synthetic hydrocarbon based fluids can perform really well if the blender is using a good, shear resistance, additive. Granted - all fluids will degrade, it's a matter of how long it takes for it to get there.

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