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18/06/2019 News

Worldwide: Launch of a new lubricant for Automotive air conditioning compressors

Planetelf PAG K 40 lubricant

Total launches Planetelf PAG K 40, high performance lubricant for Automotive air conditioning compressors.

Planetelf PAG K 40 has been designed to meet the requirements of both R134a and HFO-1234yf refrigerant gases present in the automotive air-conditioning industry. Whatever the gas used, Planetelf PAG K 40 offers good miscibility, provides superior protection and reduces wear on compressors.


In addition, it has remarkable properties:

  • Maintaining an excellent lubricity despite the drop in viscosity caused by the mixing of the refrigerant in the oil
  • Protection of compressor parts and seals against wear.
  • Optimized performances whatever the temperature
  • Thermal and chemical stability established
  • Excellent anti-foaming properties


Planetelf PAG K 40 has already been referenced in original equipment by several manufacturers and OEM!


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About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

About Total

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, a major player in low-carbon energies. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.