VPS®15  is an inactive sulfur donor additive made of vegetable sulfurized esters (15% sulfur) compatible with mineral, synthetic base oilsl and greases.


Key properties: low color and odor, limpid, bio-based and bio-degradable.


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Chemical name
Rape oil sulfurized
Common name


Thanks to its polar head groups and fatty chains, VPS®15 improves lubricity and anti-wear properties, while extending extreme-pressure performances without corroding copper alloys. VPS®15 is recommended for the formulation of neat and soluble metal working fluids (with a preference to yellow metals such as copper and alloys) as well as for industrial lubricants. VPS®15 can be formulated solely or in combination with other products within the TPS range (i.e. enhanced anti-wear & extreme-pressure properties in combination with TPS®20). VPS®15 is produced from renewable vegetable raw materials, is poorly odorous & colored and therefore, is the ideal alternative to sulfurized lards.


  • Density at 20°C (ASTM D-1298): 0,.9 g/ml
  • Viscosity at 40°C (ASTM D-445): 650cst
  • Flash Point (ASTM D-92) > 100°C
  • Active sulfur (ASTM D-1662): 5%


VPS®15 is completely soluble in paraffinic, naphtenic or vegetable oils.


Geographic availability



  • Automotive and transportation
    • Gear oils
  • General industry
    • Greases
    • Metal working fluids
    • Slideway oils

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