Kingsport, TN, November 1, 2016 - Eastman Chemical Company is pleased to announce that their product Eastman Turbo Oil (EMN TO) 2389 has reached this significant milestone being first certified to the MIL-PRF-7808 specification in 1966. This marked the beginning of a long history of successful performance and in-service reliability that continues today.
EMN TO 2389 is a low viscosity, advanced turbine oil that offers exceptional cold engine start capability, ideally suited to APU equipment that require starts after long, cold-soaks at altitude. These cold start reliability characteristics provide benefits to both commercial and military applications. None more so than in Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS) certifications which allows aircraft to fly longer distances between diversion points because of the ability to utilize an emergency power source from the APU.
By design, EMN TO 2389 combines thermal and oxidation stability typical of commercial 5cSt standard grade turbine oils with added ability to flow at extremely low environmental temperatures.
"We are very proud of this milestone and the benefits the product has brought to our customers by improving cold start reliability and safety in extended range operations," said Andrew Markson, Aviation Technology Group Leader, Eastman Aviation Solutions. "Through exceptional performance it has become one of the most reliable and longest serving APU lubricants in service today," Markson continued.
About Eastman Aviation Solutions
Eastman Aviation Solutions, a dedicated team within Eastman Chemical Company, is an aviation fluids supplier that focuses on providing industry-leading products, technical resources, dedicated support and improved service to the commercial and regional airline, corporate aviation, and helicopter industries. As a leading turbine oil and hydraulic fluid provider, Eastman Aviation Solutions combines their industry recognized brands Skydrol® aviation hydraulic fluids and SkyKleen® aviation solvents with Eastman Turbo Oils (formerly BP Turbo Oils), merging over a century of experience in aviation fluids, and offering them to customers under one unique brand. Eastman delivers innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment of
safety and sustainability to their global customer base. Serving approximately 100 countries, Eastman Aviation Solutions products are available throughout the world via approved distributors and direct sale opportunities. To learn more visit www.EastmanAviationSolutions.com.
About Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.
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