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Non-Compounded Steam Cylinder Oils

Sapon-A-Non 680 
(ISO 680)
is our medium grade, non-compounded cylinder oil. It is made for higher steam pressures up to 230 psi and larger cylinder bores such as found on multiple expansion marine engines and stationary condensing engines. It is suitable for conditions where moderate superheat temperatures (approximately 450°F) are reached. It has the extra solid viscosity needed for higher steam pressures and heavier loads. It contains no animal fat compounding so it separates well from condensate that is returned to the boiler. It contains a film/surface modifier additive to ensure water and rust resistant films during operation and long after shutdown. Large steamboat and stationary condensing engine operators this is your oil! Small steamboats and launches see " PB&J460 on the Pin, Bearing & Journal Oil" page for your cylinder oil in condensing marine steam plants.”

Sapon-A-Non 1000
(ISO1000)
is our heavy grade, non-compounded cylinder oil. It is made for moderately high steam pressures up through 350 psi and high superheat temperatures up to 650°F. It is well adapted to condensing Stanley and other steam cars that have heavy enough mechanical lubricators to pump higher viscosity cylinder oils. It has the extra solid viscosity needed for higher steam pressures and heavier loads. It contains no animal fat compounding so it separates well from condensate that is returned to the boiler. It contains a film/surface modifier additive to ensure water and rust resistant films during operation and long after shutdown. This is an opaque oil that shows up well in steam car winkers. Condensing Steam Automobile Operators this is your oil!

Sapon-A-Non 1500
(ISO1500)
is our heaviest grade cylinder oil. It is made for the highest steam pressures up through 700 psi and the highest superheat temperatures up to 700°F. This lubricant contains no animal fat compounding and is an excellent lubricant for high pressure, high temperature, condensing steam engines that have superheat in the exhaust. It is equivalent to the popular, now discontinued Exxon Cylesstic TK1500 steam cylinder oil and contains the same film/surface modifier that fortified that lubricant. This is a dark opaque oil that shows up in steam car winkers. Mechanical lubricators that use this lubricant must have heaters that maintain the oil at a minimum 120°F temperature for free flowing characteristics. Late model Stanley automobile and high superheat locomotive operators this is your oil!

Sapon-A-Non 2200
(ISO2200)
is our ultra-heavy grade, specialty cylinder oil formulated for high superheat locomotives operating in high speed, high load mainline railroad service. It is made for the highest steam pressures up through 700 psi and the highest superheat temperatures up to 700°F. This lubricant contains no animal fat compounding and is an excellent lubricant for high pressure, high temperature, locomotives that are loaded for extended periods of time when pulling heavy trains. It contains a film/surface modifier additive to ensure water and rust resistant films during operation and long after shutdown. Mechanical lubricators that use this lubricant must have heaters that maintain the oil at a minimum 120°F temperature for free flowing characteristics. Main line steam locomotive operators this is your oil!

Compounded Steam Cylinder Oils

Sapon-A-Max 320
(ISO320)
is the lightest of the true cylinder oils. It is intended for steam pressures under 160 psi, saturated steam conditions and smaller cylinders (typically under 8" bores). It has plenty of soft, smooth lard oil compounding and tough glazing additive to lubricate wet cylinders and prevent rust after shutting down. Live Steamers this is your oil!

Sapon-A-Med 680
(ISO680)
is our medium grade cylinder oil. It is made for higher steam pressures up to 230 psi, larger cylinder bores such as found on full size locomotives and conditions where moderate superheat temperatures are reached. It has the extra solid viscosity needed for higher steam pressures and heavier loads. Tallow oil compounding and a film/surface modifier additive ensure water and rust resistant films during operation and long after shut down. Tourist and Heritage Railroads this is your oil!

Sapon-A-Min 1000
(ISO1000)
is our heaviest grade of compounded cylinder oil. It is made for moderately high steam pressures up through 350 psi (at the engine inlet) and higher superheat temperatures up to 650° F. It is an excellent cylinder lubricant for type A superheater locomotives that don't return condensate to the boiler with feedwater heaters (Elesco type). It is well adapted to Stanley and other steam cars that operate non-condensing. It is a full bodied high viscosity oil that will stand up to the high piston speeds and high superheat temperatures in all non-condensing steam car applications. Tallow oil compounding and a film/surface modifier additive ensure water and rust resistant films during operation and long after shutdown. This is a dark opaque oil that shows up well in winkers. This oil should not be used in condensing steam cars because the compounding cannot be easily separated in the water tank. Non-condensing Steam Automobile Operators this is your oil!

Pin, Bearing and Journal Oils

PB&J 100
(ISO100)
is an SAE30 straight mineral oil formulated for plain journal bearing lubrication in all types of machinery and lubrication of pistons, rings and valves in piston type air compressors. It is intended for applications where boundary lubrication prevails and the oil is not re-circulated. It is fortified with a tough film/surface modifier that inhibits dripping and slinging when fed conservatively, creates tenacious, slippery “skins” on bearing/journal surfaces and prevents formation of rust after shutdown. It also contains an oxidation inhibitor to prevent degradation when used as an air compressor lubricant. Tourist and Heritage railroads this is your steam compressor air side oil! Machine and woodworking tool operators this is your light babbit bearing spindle oil!

PB&J220
(ISO220)
is an SAE90 straight mineral oil formulated for plain journal bearing lubrication in applications where boundary lubrication prevails and the oil is not re-circulated. It is fortified with a tough film/surface modifier so it will not drip or sling off when fed conservatively. The film/surface modifier also improves oiliness, builds a tenacious, slippery "skin" on bearing/journal surfaces and prevents rust formation after shut down. PB&J220 can be applied with a manual oiler, drip feed lubricator or wicking type oil cup. It is a superior lubricant for small model engines and works well on crosshead guides, link blocks, eccentric straps, pins and bearings. It is a good substitute for journal oil on full size solid car bearings where speeds don't normally exceed 15 mph. Live Steamers this is your oil! Tourist and Heritage railroads this is a good replacement for journal oil at speeds under15 mph!

PB&J460
(ISO460)
is an SAE140 straight mineral oil formulated for plain journal bearing lubrication in applications where boundary lubrication prevails and the oil is not re-circulated. It is fortified with a tough film/surface modifier so it will not drip or sling off when fed conservatively. The film/surface modifier also improves oiliness, builds a tenacious, slippery "skin" on bearing/journal surfaces and prevents rust formation after shut down. PB&J460 can be applied with a manual oiler, drip feed lubricator or wicking type oil cup. It is heavier than PB&J220 and is appropriate for full size engines with large bearings, heavy loads and moderate rotating speeds. It is a good substitute for greases where application apparatus can feed a consistent amount of oil to the bearing. It will not emulsify in the presence of water and is the recommended viscosity for Stanley engine crankcases. Tourist and Heritage railroads this is your engine oil! Small steamboats and launches this is your non-compounded cylinder oil that separates well in condensers and hot wells. It is an excellent bearing oil too and is an all-around lube for small steam vessels.

Retail Outlets and Main Distributor

Brennan Oil Company  Durango, CO