Founded in 1989 as “Sun Coast Chemicals”, The X-1R Corporation originally
pioneered the motor sport/racing industry with superior technology. Since that time,
X-1R has maintained the same high standards with our broadened product line of
lubricants, greases, fuel detergents and racing additives.
X-1R’s Engine Treatment, the cornerstone to our product offering, was designed
specifically to reduce friction and wear. It stands alone from competition as
scientifically and statistically proven to meet its label claims- it really works!
X-1R’s technology is supported by credible scientific research and accolades from
numerous partnerships with the motor sport/racing industry, commercial usage in
trucks, ships, aircraft & fleet vehicles and the auto aftermarket.
X-1R is the only lubricant company to be inducted into the Space Foundation/NASA
Space Technology Hall of Fame; no other lubricant technology than X-1R isc exclusively accredited as, “Certified Space Technology”
In the mid 1990s NASA discovered a serious problem with the original lubrication
system for their “shuttle mobile launch transporter”; a moving set of tracks carrying
a 12 million pound load.
In 1994, NASA sought assistance from X-1R, being aware of the dramatic success
X-1R had achieved in motorsports, reducing friction & increasing power for “high
performance” vehicles. X-1R applied their technology towards NASA’s monumental
challenge- producing an improved “new” lubricant for NASA, saving them millions of
dollars in potential engineering expenses. The lubricant formulated by X-1R was
tested directly on the crawler and performed perfectly. X-1R’s formula provided
superior lubricating qualities, is biodegrad
able and had a significantly improved service life than previous lubricants employed by NASA.
In 1996, Sun Coast (X-1R Corporation) determined there was a market for
environmentally safe, high performance lubricants for industrial applications.
Through further research, X-1R developed the base formulation found in the X-1R
Crawler Track product, leading to three new products: Train Track Lubricant, utilized
by the Florida Power Corporation Railroad system to solve a wear problem;
Penetrating Spray Lube used for rust prevention, loosening corroded nuts, etc. and
Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluid used in various hydraulic brake applications.
Success with these products led to the development of X-1R Super Gun Cleaner
and Lubricant, which impregnates the metal in a gun barrel and other components
to protect it against galling. Another offspring of this technology led to the
development of a lubricant designed for fishing reels.
X-1R’s concentrated lubricant is used to eliminate engine friction. Other products
utilizing this amazing technology include a full line of greases, air conditioner
compressor fluids, gear and hydraulic fluids and penetrating spray. X-1R sponsors
cars in every motorsport level, including NASCAR, bearing the “X-1R Friction Eliminator” logo.