MORESCO-HIRAD is a radiation resistant lubricating oil that exhibits excellent long-term lubrication performance even in harsh environments exposed to high amounts of radiation. As there is almost no deterioration due to radiation, MORESCO-HIRAD is employed as a lubricant and hydraulic fluid in robot arms and anti-vibration equipment used in nuclear facilities. Taking advantage of its superior radiation resistant properties, it is also employed in radiation sterilization equipment that is used to clean medical equipment and food containers.
The engine compartment of a vehicle in operation is a very hot and harsh environment. The alternator, a device located near the engine that converts the engine's energy to electricity, contains parts called bearings. MORESCO HILUBE is a high temperature lubricating oil used as a base oil for the grease enclosed in these bearings. A one-of-a-kind product, it is used in automobiles around the world due to its ability to maintain excellent lubrication performance even at high temperatures.
Large tunnel ovens are used on production sites where bread and cakes are made. These ovens work by baking the products as they move through the tunnel on a conveyor. MORESCO HILUBE is a high temperature lubricating oil employed as a lubricant for the chains that move these conveyors. It maintains lubrication performance even in high-temperature environments of over 200°C, and is used in dyeing machines and film stretching machines in addition to tunnel ovens.
MORESCO WHITE liquid paraffin is used as an additive to soften plastics. It is also used as a lubricant that makes surfaces smooth for easier molding. Softened plastics are molded to make the food trays and plastic cups found in supermarkets. It is a safe, reliable oil compliant with food additive standards, and can therefore come into contact with the skin or be consumed.
MORESCO WHITE liquid paraffin is used as an additive to soften rubber. Handles can be attached to a softened rubber cord to create exercise equipment. Changing the amount of liquid paraffin used as a resin additive makes it possible to adjust the hardness of the rubber.
Disposable diapers are assembled from a variety of materials such as non-woven fabric, absorbing agents, and gathers, which are glued together using adhesives. MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used to assemble these diapers. As MORESCO-MELT is a 100 percent resin adhesive that contains no water or solvents, no drying process is required, making it ideal for high-speed production. Because softness, adhesive strength, and other performance characteristics demanded of an adhesive differ according to where it is applied, different adhesives are used for different areas.
MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used as an adhesive for parts of automobile interiors such as floor mats and trunks. As it does not contain organic solvents, it has attracted attention as a gentle and environmentally friendly adhesive. Hot melt adhesive does not perform well under high temperatures, and conventional hot melt products can only be used on certain parts. Recently developed reactive hot melt adhesives offer improved heat resistance by reacting with the moisture in the air, and are now also used for interior door panels.
MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used to fix filters and frames in air purifiers. It is also used to maintain the shape of the pleats in filters that are designed with pleats to increase their surface area. MORESCO-MELT does not pollute indoor air because it does not contain organic solvents that are harmful to people and the environment.
MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used in traps for catching mice and cockroaches. Hot melt adhesives are generally liquid when they are hot and harden when they cool. However, by making an adhesive that reverts to a sticky state when it cools instead of hardening, it is possible to trap pests like cockroaches in bug traps. MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used as an adhesive in bug traps designed to trap pests.
If you take a close look at the drinking straw stuck to a beverage carton, you will notice that it is attached using a soft plastic-like material. This plastic-like substance is hot melt adhesive. MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive, which hardens and exhibits adhesive properties when it cools, is suited to high-speed mass production. In addition to attaching straws to cartons, it is also used for applications such as individually packaging products and gluing confectionery boxes together.
Huge quantities of various kinds of products are produced, boxed, and shipped every day in various kinds of factories. MORESCO-MELT hot melt adhesive is used on the factory floor to close the lids of cardboard boxes. As MORESCO-MELT hardens when it cools, and immediately exhibits adhesive properties, it is suited to high-speed mass production. It is also used for attaching labels such as delivery slips and handle-with-care stickers.
Under the ice on an ice skating rink there are many pipes filled with brine water, a fluid that does not freeze even at temperatures below 0°C. By continuously pumping brine water cooled to 0°C or below through the pipes, it is possible to ensure that the ice on the rink does not melt. NYBRINE fluid, which serves as a heat transfer medium for cooling and heating, is also used in air conditioning systems in buildings and for applications such as cooling tanks in food factories and melting snow on roads.
To ensure that the cabin is airtight and capable of withstanding wind pressure at high speed, doors on Bullet Trains are pushed from the inside out using a hydraulic door-retention system. MORESCO's HYDOL H-SERIES fire resistant hydraulic fluid is used in the door retention systems on some Bullet Trains. Hydraulic pressure is used to transmit power, which pushes the door firmly shut, preventing unwanted noise due to rattling and stopping passengers' ears from popping due to changes in pressure.
Inside the lithium-ion batteries used in cellular phones, PCs, and similar devices is a membrane known as a separator, a thin film that separates the positive and negative electrodes and only lets lithium ions pass between them. By impregnating the raw materials of this membrane with liquid paraffin and then removing the liquid paraffin after membrane formation using solvents, minute holes that will only let lithium ions through are created.
MORESCO WHITE liquid paraffin is a very highly refined liquid paraffin produced by removing impurities from mineral oil. Compliant with Japanese Pharmacopoeia tests and Japanese Standards of Quasi-drug Ingredients, MORESCO WHITE is used in cosmetics such as lipstick and foundation thanks to its ability to provide high reliability, minimal stimulation of the skin, and good moisture-retention properties. Taking advantage of the fact that oils are easily combined, it is also used in oil blotting papers. The liquid paraffin with which the oil blotting paper is impregnated adsorbs the skin's natural oils.
Made from refined mineral oil that has had almost all the impurities removed, MORESCO WHITE is a gentle oil that ensures minimal stimulation of the skin. Due to its good moisture-retention properties, it is used in products such as moisture creams, lip balms, and liquid bath additives. Produced using advanced refinement technology under strict quality control, MORESCO WHITE is a highly safe liquid paraffin compliant with Japanese Pharmacopoeia tests and the Japanese Standards of Quasi-drug Ingredients.
MORESCO WHITE is a very highly refined mineral oil that is used in cleaning cloths and mops as a dust control agent. These products must be used carefully as the oil will stain wood, and dust will re-adhere if they are used on TV screens and similar objects. However, as the oil ensures minimal stimulation of the skin, such products are widely used as convenient cleaning utensils.
Hydraulic systems are used in iron and steelworks where hot iron sheets are produced and steel products are cast. If flammable mineral oil is used to drive such systems, there is a risk of fire in the event of oil leakage. MORESCO's fire resistant hydraulic fluid, HYDOL, is used to help mitigate this risk. As HYDOL is a water-based operating fluid, it is fire resistant and maintains the performance required of a hydraulic fluid. This helps to prevent fires and contribute to plant safety.
Vacuum dryers are used to dry chemicals in drug manufacturing processes. Drying chemicals in a vacuum makes it possible to use lower temperatures than when drying them under normal atmospheric pressure. NEOVAC vacuum pump oil is employed in the vacuum pumps used to create such vacuums. Drying chemicals at as low a temperature as possible prevents drug components from deteriorating, and contributes to the manufacturing of safe, high quality drugs.
HYDOL fire resistant hydraulic fluid is employed in the hydraulic systems used to move amusement park attractions. These systems allow large rotating rides and other attractions to achieve dynamic movements such as moving up and down while rotating. As HYODOL fire resistant hydraulic fluid employs water as a main ingredient it is fire resistant, and is also used in facilities in public areas where a high-degree of safety is required. By preventing fires while maintaining performance as a hydraulic fluid, it contributes to improving safety.
The surface of the disk inside your computer's hard disk drive is covered with a thin film of lubricant that is 1 to 2 nm (nanometers) thick. Made from MORESCO's core technologies in the areas of synthesis, refining, analysis, and evaluation, our hard disk surface lubricant MORESCO PHOSFAROL is the only product of its kind on the world market. It supports information technology by helping to improve hard disk reliability.
When spinning fibers and weaving cloth in industrial applications, if fibers rub against each other at high speed, the friction may damage or burn them. Liquid paraffin MORESCO WHITE is employed as a raw material in lubricants used to reduce this friction. While MORESCO WHITE is removed after weaving using solvents and does not remain on the fibers, it is employed in these kinds of applications precisely because it is a skin-safe oil.
Many of the everyday objects around us, such as model cars, door knobs, and automobile engine components, are made using a production method known as die casting. Die casting is a casting method that involves adding pressurized molten metal to a mold, and then cooling it so that it hardens. GRAPHACE is a die casting mold releasing lubricant that is used to facilitate the removal of products from molds. It plays much the same role as the oil used in a frypan when cooking.
Cutting fluid is used to protect metal from scratches or deformation caused by friction between the workpiece and the tool when cutting or drilling holes. In the past, cutting fluids were mainly oil-based, but they are now being replaced with water-based fluids. Using water-based cutting fluids contributes to preventing fire, reducing contamination due to oil splatter, and improving the working environment.
SULFOL and MORESCO AMBER sulfonates are used as additives in rust preventatives for bicycle chains and other products. Sulfonates are produced simultaneously when manufacturing liquid paraffin using mineral oil. In addition to being employed as additives in rust preventatives, they are used as surfactants with a variety of functions in automobile engine oil and as additives in metalworking fluids.
Used in lighting, displays, and other applications, organic electroluminescent devices are attracting attention as a replacement for LED and LCD devices. Despite offering advantages such as a clear picture, low heat emission, and low power consumption, they have the disadvantage that their light-emitting elements easily deteriorate due to moisture in the air. MORESCO MOISTURE CUT organic device sealant is used as a sealing agent to prevent the ingress of moisture. It contributes to extending the service life of organic devices.