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Hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of a hydraulic injection molding machine. Investing in a high-quality hydraulic fluid may be seen by some as a non-essential expense. The reality is, high-performance lubrication can deliver significant long-term savings and improve your total cost of ownership.


Improved Energy Efficiency at an Injection Molding Plant

Learn how a manufacturing plant cut energy consumption by 3.5% and reduced equipment downtime with Shell Tellus.

Extend Fluid Drain Intervals

Discover how a plastics manufacturer extended hydraulic fluid drain intervals by 650%, saving them $10.7K annually.

Critical Role of Hydraulic Oil

Learn how hydraulic oil can extend equipment life and improve productivity.

Enhance Your Plastic Injection Molding Operations

Whether you produce car bumpers or DVD cases, the top priority for plastic injection molders is high-quality output at the fastest possible cycle speed. See how you can boost your operations with these lubrication tips.

Harnessing the Power of Industry 4.0

In an industry dictated by precision and speed, the digitization and automation of plastic injection molding operations are creating exciting opportunities for progress.

Maintaining Peak Performance

Learn about the importance of retaining equipment efficiency in plastic injection molding machines.


Shell Tellus

Find out how Shell hydraulic fluids can maintain or even improve the efficiency of your hydraulic systems with the latest synthetic, ashless technology.

Shell Corena

The Shell Corena range of air compressor oils helps deliver optimum value to your operation through enhanced wear protection, long oil life and high system efficiency.

Shell Tonna

You can reduce maintenance costs and lost production time by choosing a higher quality slideway oil from Shell's range.

Shell Gadus

The Shell Gadus range has been developed to deliver the best value through enhanced wear protection, long grease life, and system efficiency.

No Time for Downtime?

Download the guide to learn more about the four surefire ways to ensure your plastics injection operation runs like a well-oiled machine.

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