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Specifications

Impact of IMO 2020 on the Marine Lubricant Market

Impact of IMO 2020 on the Marine Lubricant Market

Effective January 1, 2020, the global sulfur limit for marine fuels will be reduced from the current maximum of 3.5% ... Read More
Making a Positive Impact on the Environment—And the Bottom Line

Making a Positive Impact on the Environment—And the Bottom Line

Introduced in 2016, durable and efficient API FA-4 lubricants can deliver significant operational benefits for fleet owners and operators. So ... Read More
The New Renault RN17 Specification

The New Renault RN17 Specification

Renault has simplified their list of specifications by replacing their older specifications, RN700 and RN710, with RN17—the latest 5W-30 mid ... Read More
PSA-B71-2290-Specification

The Upgraded PSA B71 2290 Specification

The PSA B71 2290 specification has recently been significantly updated to include a number of key benefits. We discuss those, ... Read More
Adoption of ILSAC GF-6A, GF-6B And API SP Categories

Adoption of ILSAC GF-6A, GF-6B And API SP Categories

Earlier this month, the American Petroleum Institute (API) officially announced the adoption of the new International Lubricant Specification Advisory Committee ... Read More
Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI): What's Really Going On?

Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI): What’s Really Going On?

As gasoline engine manufacturers have continued to optimize their engines for maximum efficiency and minimum emissions, a phenomenon called Low-Speed ... Read More

Preparing for ILSAC GF-6

A new motor oil standard, ILSAC GF-6, is being introduced into the marketplace. In this video, we look at what ... Read More

SAE J306: A Closer Look

The SAE J306 standard is critical when it comes to improving efficiency across all parts of the vehicle. Here, we ... Read More

SAE J306 Explained

SAE J306 is a key specification for automotive gear lubricants, defining the limits for a classification of automotive gear lubricants ... Read More

ACEA European Oil Sequences Update

The targeted release date for the next ACEA Oil Sequences has been pushed back to 2020. Here we explain the ... Read More

How Lubricants Can Reduce Emissions

Keith Howard, Strategic Technology Manager Ping Zhu, Director of Technology, Asia In previous articles, we touched on how high performance ... Read More

Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards: Part II

Mark Wilkes, Business Manager, Motorcycles, discusses why Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI emission norms will require specialized motorcycle ... Read More

The Impact of Fuels on China 6 & Vice Versa

As emissions limits tighten, fuel quality becomes increasingly important.This is particularly true for China 6, with its added focus on ... Read More

One Step Closer to ILSAC GF-6 First License Date

An agreement in principle on the ILSAC GF-6A and GF-6B specifications has been set for a May 1, 2020 first ... Read More
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