EAL Oils

Our Ocean Seal® stern tube sealing rings made from FKM (commonly referred to as Viton®) are compatible with all conventional and synthetic oils. They are also compatible with EAL oils found in the table below.

Please note:

It is the responsibility of the lubricant manufacturer to provide the statement as to whether the following EAL oils are compliant under the Vessel General Permit (VGP). RM Propulsion does not guarantee these statements and takes no responsibility for such claims made by the manufacturer. Please consult the lubricant manufacturer for confirmation.

Mixing different oils is not permitted under international regulations.

Our stern tube seal spare parts are considered compatible with a EAL Oil lubricant under the following conditions:

  • Operating temperatures below 55 °
    The temperature noted in the table is for the stern tube bearing and forward seal oil temperature.
  • Water content £ 5%.
  • Water content in the oil within the stern tube.