Kingsport, TN, January 10, 2017 - Eastman Chemical Company received approval from engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney for use of Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 and 2380 in the PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. Eastman Turbo Oils continue to enable innovation, safety and efficiency within the engine market and aviation industry. Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines are already in service with nine carriers around the world, and have completed more than 30,000 revenue hours.
"We are extremely pleased with Pratt & Whitney's approval of Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 and 2380 for use in the PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. With these latest approvals, the A320neo and C Series operators have the same choice of industry proven, high performance capable lubricant with Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 that they already choose for the rest of their fleet. Having a wide range of engine approvals enable operators to incorporate a single, high performance capable oil for their entire fleet which reduces complexity and cost, while providing industry leading performance and efficiency," said Mahendra Dorairaj, General Manager of Specialty Fluids and Energy, Eastman Aviation Solutions.
Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 is designed to exceed the demands of current and future jet engines and is by far the most widely used high performance capable fleet oil in the world. Qualified to MIL-PRF-23699 HTS Class and SAE AS5780 HPC Class, Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 has logged over 370 million hours of operation in the past two decades.
Eastman Turbo Oil 2380 is a standard performance lubricating oil qualified for MIL-PRF-23699 STD Class and SAE AS5780 SPC Class. Eastman Turbo Oil 2380 has logged well over a billion hours of operation.
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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