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PETRO-THERM /PETRO-THERM PPD HEAT TRANSFER OIL

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Introduction
Petro-Therm is a heat transfer oil developed for use in non-pressurized, liquid phase heat transfer systems operating at bulk fluid temperatures up to 315C (599F). It is specifically formulated to provide long service life and excellent thermal efficiency in a variety of industrial applications while resisting oxidative and thermal degradation.
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economical service in various industrial process applications such as asphalt plants, marine, wood processing, dry kilns and institutional laundry and heating. To inquire on a specific application or for technical service advice, contact your Petro-Canada representative.

Service Life
Petro-Therm has been designed to provide long service life under normal operating conditions up to the fluids maximum recommended temperature. However, actual fluid life is dependent upon system design and maintenance practices. It is recommended that the oils condition be monitored on a regular basis as the rate of change of physical characteristics is more significant than the actual values.

Petro-Therm PPD can be used for cold start-ups at low ambient temperatures.

Features and Benefits


Excellent thermal stability Resists high temperature degradation Long fluid life Low fluid make-up Minimizes sludge and coke formation Helps to lower maintenance costs Good physical properties at an economical price High thermal efficiency over a wide temperature range Easy system start-up Low vapour pressure Resists corrosion Not considered a toxic* substance according to OSHA (United States), WHMIS (Canada) and DPD (Europe) criteria.

Disposal
Used Petro-Therm may be responsibly disposed in the following ways**: through re-sale to used oil recycling companies in some jurisdictions, combined with BTU recovery systems The empty drums are readily accepted by drum reconditioners.

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Applications
Petro-Therm is recommended for use in non pressurized, liquid phase, closed heat transfer systems operating with bulk fluid temperatures up to 315C (599F). For cold start-ups at low ambient temperatures, Petro-Therm PPD is recommended. Petro-Therm will give long,
*non-toxic defined as non-controlled under WHMIS, non-hazardous under OSHA and non-dangerous under DPD. **Any transport and disposal practice must be in compliance with federal, state, provincial and/or local laws and regulations.

PLOT OF KINEMATIC VISCOSITY vs TEMPERATURE FOR PETRO-THERM


100 KINEMATIC VISCOSITY (cSt) KINEMATIC VISCOSITY (cSt)

10

0 50 150 250 350 450 550 650

FLUID TEMPERATURE (F)

PLOT OF THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY vs TEMPERATURE FOR PETRO-THERM


0.083 THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY (BTU/hr F ft) THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY (BTU/hr F ft)

0.081

0.079

0.077

0.075

0.073

0.071 50 150 250 350 450 550 650

FLUID TEMPERATURE (F)

PLOT OF CHANGE IN DENSITY vs TEMPERATURE FOR PETRO-THERM


55 53 51 DENSITY (lb/ft3) 49 47 45 43 41 39 37 35 50 150 250 350 450 550 650 DENSITY (lb/ft3)

FLUID TEMPERATURE (F)

PLOT OF HEAT CAPACITY vs TEMPERATURE FOR PETRO-THERM


0.75 0.70 HEAT CAPACITY (BTU/lb F) 0.65 0.60 0.55 0.50 0.45 0.40 50 150 250 350 450 550 650 FLUID TEMPERATURE (F) HEAT CAPACITY (BTU/lb F)

Thermal Data PROPERTY


Density, kg/L (lb/ft3) Thermal Conductivity, W/m.K (Btu/hr.F.ft) Heat Capacity, kJ/kg.K (Btu/lb.F) Vapour Pressure, kPa (psia)

15C (59F)
0.869 (54.3) 0.143 (0.083) 1.89 (0.45) 0.00 (0.00)

TEMPERATURE 260C 38C (500F) (100F)


0.855 (53.4) 0.142 (0.082) 1.97 (0.47) 0.00 (0.00) 0.714 (44.6) 0.130 (0.075) 2.69 (0.64) 2.65 (0.39)

316C (600F)
0.679 (42.4) 0.128 (0.074) 2.88 (0.69) 11.44 (1.64)

Typical Performance Data PROPERTY


Colour Pour Point, C (F) Flash Point, COC,C (F) Fire Point, C (F) Autoignition Temperature, C (F) Viscosity, cSt at 40C (104F) cSt at 100C (212F) cSt at 316C (600F) Average Molecular Weight Neutralization Value, TAN, mg/KOH/g Sulfur by XRF, wt% Conradson Carbon Residue, wt% Coefficient of Thermal Expansion, %/C (%/F) Distillation Range, C (F) 10% 50% 90% ASTM D2887 376 (709) 423 (793) 471 (880) 376 (709) 423 (793) 471 (880) ASTM D664 ASTM D4294 ASTM D189

TEST METHOD
ASTM D1500 ASTM D97 ASTM D92 ASTM D92 ASTM E659 ASTM D445

PETRO-THERM
< 0.5 -18 (0) 225 (437) 245 (473) 352 (666) 35.8 5.7 0.7 379 < 0.1 0.0326 0.03 0.0932 (0.0518)

PETRO-THERM PPD
< 0.5 -39 (-38) 227 (441) 245 (473) 352 (666) 36.5 5.8 0.7 379 < 0.1 0.0326 0.03 0.0932 (0.0518)

For detailed heat transfer calculations, please refer to our Engineering Assistant software which is available at no cost from your Petro-Canada representative.

Health and Safety


To obtain Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), contact one of Petro-Canadas TechData Info Lines.

TechData Info Lines


TechData sheets for Petro-Canada's Cleaning Fluid and Flushing Fluid and Technical Bulletins regarding guidelines for system cleaning, flushing and change-out are also available. If you would like to know more about Petro-Canada Petro-Therm Heat Transfer Oil, or any other product in our complete line of quality lubricants, please contact us at:
Lubricants Head Office
Petro-Canada 2310 Lakeshore Road West Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5J 1K2 Canada - West . . . . . . . . . . . - East (English) . . . . (French) . . . . . Other Areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phone 1-800-661-1199 Phone 1-800-268-5850 Phone 1-800-576-1686 Phone (416) 730-2408 lubecsr@petro-canada.ca lubricants.petro-canada.ca Petro-Canada Europe Lubricants The Manor, Haseley Business Centre Warwick, Warwickshire CV35 7LS United Kingdom Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +44 (0) 2476-247294 Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +44 (0) 2476-247295

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