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OCEANIC HW 460 R Subsea Production Control Fluid

OCEANIC HW 460 R is a high performance, high temperature water-based hydraulic fluid for use in open and closed loop subsea production control systems.

MacDermid maintains worldwide environmental approvals and can offer OCEANIC & PELAGIC subsea production control fluids suitable for use in every exploration & production region around the world.

Key Benefits


OCEANIC HW 460 R offers excellent technical and environmental performance and contains high glycol content for use in cold/arctic climates, ensuring a best-in-class resistance to gas hydrate formation. OCEANIC HW 460 R contains a fluorescent dye that aids in leak detection. Stable up to 145°C / 293°F, this fluid is specified for high temperature wells. OCEANIC HW 460 R offers high compatibility with other materials typically used in subsea production control equipment.  


  • Quality tested and certified to industry standards 

Designed for use in most subsea production control systems and quality tested in accordance with ISO 13628-6 Annex C

  • Global environmental compliance

Meets stringent global environmental discharge regulations

  • Extended operational fluid life and outstanding stability with high seawater ingress

Resistant to microbial infection and no solids formation in hydraulic lines with 50% seawater contamination

  • Excellent corrosion protection and lubrication properties

Ideal for established projects with long design life (≥25 years) and recommended for long-term equipment storage

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