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Biosynthetic Technologies

Biosynthetic Technologies, through a public-private partnership with the U.S.D.A., manufactures a revolutionary new class of biobased synthetic oils made from organic fatty acids found in plant oils. These oils can be used in motor oils, industrial lubricants, specialty chemicals and cosmetics. Not only are they high performing; they are renewable, ultimately biodegradable, non-toxic and recyclable (re-refinable.

Plant-based oils have been tried for years in the harsh automotive environment but have never been able to perform to the standards required by today’s advanced engines. Biosynthetic oils have overcome the inherent weaknesses of plant-based oils (oxidative stability, temperature properties) while keeping the environmental benefits. Independent testing shows excellent technical performance on par with fully synthetic petroleum based oils.

This carbon neutral, drop-in alternative to petroleum is a safer, cleaner alternative that requires fewer chemical additives. This disruptive technology also allows for extended drain intervals without eroding fuel efficiencies.