Re: South Bend Spindle Oil

bode528@...
 

Let's see if I can post this correctly.  These are the original oils and the current versions.  One problem is that DTE Light only comes in 5 gallons now.  I use it for hydraulics in my surface grinder so I buy 15 gallons at a time.  I buy my oil from MSC but there should be better choices.

                                       
Machine Oil Saybolt Universal Viscosity Rating in Seconds @ 100oF                        
  Type A (100 sec)   Type B (150 - 240 sec)   Type C (250 - 500 sec)   Bed Way Oil (300 - 500 sec)
Original Oil Mobil Velocite Oil 10 (ISO VG 22 - - 20.2 cST @ 40oC viscosity)   Mobil Gargoyle Vactra Oil Light     Mobil Gargoyle Vactra Oil Heavy Medium      
Current Oil Mobil Velocite Oil 10 (ISO VG 22 - - 20.2 cST @ 40oC viscosity)   Mobil DTE Light (ISO 32 - - SAE 10)     Mobil DTE Heavy Medium (ISO 68 - - SAE 20)   Mobil Vactra Oil No. 2 (ISO VG 68) - - Medium Way Oil

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