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Specifications

Better Protection Against “Yellow Buckets”

Better Protection Against “Yellow Buckets”

In order to protect consumers from purchasing low-quality tractor hydraulic fluids (THF), the National Conference on Weights and Measures has ... Read More
Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

IMO 2020 regulation is having a dramatic effect on how marine engine lubricants are formulated. We discussed this in LUBE ... Read More
Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

In this video, we discuss the variable characteristics of IMO2020-compliant fuels and how selecting a robust lubricant will be key ... Read More
The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 2)

The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 2)

Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the impact of ... Read More
The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 1)

The VLSFO Challenge: Looking Deeper for Lubricant Performance (Part 1)

Legacy cylinder oils may not protect ship engines from very low sulphur fuel oil; we look at the role of ... Read More
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

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

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

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

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?

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
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