The critical role of hydraulic oil

Wear protection

Helps limit wear and corrosion, to guard against breakdown

Longer equipment life

Greater resistance to oxidation helps equipment operate under higher stresses for longer

System efficiency

Efficiently transmits power through the system

Shell tellus s2 mx and vx hydraulic oils can help deliver cost savings

Increased wear protection

  • Helps reduce wear rate even in harsh conditions3
  • Helps protect against copper corrosion4, rust5 and scuffing6
  • Shell Tellus S2 MX is among the first to meet new Bosch Rexroth standard for wear protection in extreme conditions3

This can help:

  • Reduce frequency of breakdown
  • Improve reliability of operations
  • Lower maintenance costs

*Increased wear protection1

3Shell Tellus S2 MX is one of the first hydraulic fluids to appear on Bosch Rexroth Fluid Rating List RDE 90245 New Bosch Rexroth test increases stress factor by 13 times compared with Eaton 35VQ25 pump test

4Compared with ASTM D130- mix of 3h and 168-hour test limit, and rated at 1a

5Compared with ASTM D665B test limit

6FZG performance, up to FLS 12

Longer oil life

  • Over 5000 hours TOST life: 3x industry and OEM limits7
  • Double the oil life of Shell Tellus S2 M and V7
  • 400 mins in Rotary Pressure Vessel Oxidation Test8

This can help:

  • Extend maintenance cycles
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Reduce downtime
  • Improve operational efficiency

*Longer oil life1

7TOST (Turbine Oil Stability Test) life of over 5000 hours. ASTM D 943 test, twice the life of Tellus S2 M and S2 V, and three times that of typical industry and OEM limits

8ASTM D2272 RPVOT test

More efficient system

Thanks to:

  • Excellent friction control9
  • Excellent filterability10
  • Consistent water separation11
  • Improved air release12
  • Excellent stick-slip control9

This can help:

  • Ensure equipment meets or exceeds its design capabilities
  • Enhance productivity by extending maintenance cycles

*More efficient system operation1

9ASTM D1894 stick slip test compared with Shell Tellus S2 M and S2 V

10Compared to ISO 13357-1 filterability test limit

11Compared to water separation ASTM D1401 limit

12Compared with IP 313 air release limit

The new Shell Tellus range

The new Shell Tellus range

As a result of 10 years of technology and equipment enhancements, we have developed new hydraulic oils that cover a wider range of equipment and customer needs. Shell Tellus offers improved wear protection, oil life and stick-slip control.

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Shell Tellus Product Range

Shell Tellus Product Range

Shell Tellus hydraulic fluids include extra-long-life synthetic technologies capable of up to four times standard life, through to reliable products for less-demanding applications.

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CNHTC, China

CNHTC, China

By replacing their hydraulic pump oil with Shell Tellus S2 M 46, CNHTC doubled their oil-drain intervals saving US$15,644.

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Automotive Component Manufacturer, Thailand

Automotive Component Manufacturer, Thailand

Changing to Shell Tellus S2 M hydraulic oil reduced unscheduled maintenance on Yarnapund’s pipe-bending machine saving over US$71,300 a year.

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Omni Plastics, China

Omni Plastics, China

By changing to Shell Tellus S2 M 46, Omni Plastics doubled the oil-drain interval of their hydraulic systems saving a reported US$60,000 annually.

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