An industrial lubricant is an oil, fluid, grease, and other substance that reduces friction, binding, wear, and moisture in a machine. The most common industrial lubricants are mineral oils, synthetic oils and greases. Many industries use mineral oil as a lubricant because it’s cheap and easy to use.
The main reason of selecting the environmentally friendly lubricants is that it does not harm the environment. Biodegradable lubricants classified by the EPA as environmentally acceptable lubricants can be degraded till 60% in 28 days.