Lanotec, an Australian-made leader in manufacturing of multi-purpose lubricants and protectants, has extended its specialist offering, with a suite of products perfect for use in a wide variety of mining applications.

LanotecCelebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023, Lanotec’s range is the culmination of long-term development focused on premium quality, all-natural, sustainable lanolin-based products, which are non-toxic and ideal for use in environmentally sensitive locations, and proven in the field in applications ranging from marine oil rigs to underground mining.

Lanolin is an organic substance produced by sheep to shield the coating on their fleece, which carries it’s protective properties into a wide range of real-world uses.

Leading the Lanotec brand in mining circles is Lanotec Heavy Duty, offering the ultimate in lubrication and protection for a wide range of surface types.

Resistant to wash off, Heavy Duty provides long-lasting armour, is acid and salt-resistant, and hermetically seals surfaces.

Another popular line in mining applications is Lanotec Steel-Seal, which not only provides high-performance corrosion protection for vehicle underbodies and on the working surfaces of machinery, it also prevents further rust from developing on already corroded areas.

It is particularly useful in areas where vehicles encounter salt water, fertiliser, at chemical storage facilities, and in other harsh environments.

The products are available in 300-g aerosol, 600-ml spray packs, and 5-litre bulk pack sizes.

The new aerosol line features a handy combo nozzle for use in any circumstance, with its inert CO2 propellent non-hazardous and non-flammable, ensuring maximum delivery of active ingredients.

Backing up the green credentials of the Lanotec offering, multiple products have received Global Green Tag’s prestigious certification, NSF certification, are endorsed for use in industries operating a HACCP-based food safety program, as well as being approved by AQIS for use in export registered meat establishments.

“Over the years, Lanotec’s various products have found favour throughout the mining field because they are non-toxic, biodegradable, and safe to use around a wide range of components,” said Robert Doncon, general manager, Lanotec Australia.

“More and more, users understand the advantages of moving away from petrochemical options to environmentally friendly solutions, while equally important is the ability to support Australian-made products.

“We have worked extensively with professionals in the mining industry to create a full suite of products that lead the market in terms of long-term protection, and are adaptable to a massive array of applications, with the range having a proven track record with major operators around the country.

“Our doubling down of our commitment to the mining space comes at an exciting time for Lanotec, as we celebrate 25 years of operation with additional product lines, new packaging options and fresh branding.

“Not only is Lanotec’s range of lubricants, penetrants, corrosion inhibitors and degreasers the safest and most versatile available in the marketplace, but they are also specifically designed to outlast and outperform the competition,” Doncon concluded.

Lanotec produces a wide range of natural lanolin-based products covering diverse application fields, including new lines bespoke for 2023 to the marine industry, MGX, and for the electrical trades, EGX.

The liquid lanolin products are available in various formulations for different uses, with specialist products including Type A Grease and Soft Grease, welding Anti Spatter, Wire Rope Lube, Release Agent for use around concrete formwork, and Timber Seal, for use on exposed timber surfaces, plus spray bottles.

The perfect companion to the lanolin-based range is Lanotec Citra-Force, an organic industrial-strength cleaner and natural degreaser, which safely cleans a wide range of finishes, including aluminium, stainless steel and anodised surfaces without streaking.

The product removes hard-to-clean material, including oil, grease, carbon, adhesives, acrylic paint, shipping waxes, blackjack, uncured silicone, sealants, lanolin and rubberised glue, amongst many uses.