The extensive range of Hetman Musical Instrument Lubricants constitutes an application-specific system of advanced instrument care for the discriminating musician. This lubricant system was developed to go beyond the limitations of conventional oils and provide a new level of instrument performance and longevity. With leading-edge technology, each lubricant embodies the most advanced technology, providing superior, longer-lasting performance, and protection against wear and corrosion. Each lubricant is compatible with conventional petroleum-based oils, avoiding potential gumming problems associated with some synthetics.
Hetman Rotary Valve Oils
Hetman Synthetic Rotor Lubricants provide for long-lasting rotary valve performance. These lubricants will protect rotors and valve casings against corrosion and wear while improving valve seal. Hetman Synthetic Rotor Lubricants will not swell rubber bumpers or damage plastic components. The 1oz bottles feature a long-tipped precision needle oiler that facilitates application through the slide tubes. Available in three nontoxic, non-gumming viscosity grades:
- No. 11 Light Rotor - Formulated specifically for close tolerance rotors. (Item 452573)
- No. 11.5 Medium Rotor - For those with close tolorance rotors, but find the No. 11 Light formula slightly too thin. Formulated specifically for close to average tolerance rotors. (This item)
- No. 12 Rotor - Designed for instruments with rotors having average clearance. (Item SPC48727)