February 05, 2020
Over the last decade, marine diesel cylinder lubricants have been focused on controlling corrosion, with higher base number (BN) lubricants being effective at neutralizing sulfuric acid generated by the combustion of high sulfur fuels.
August 13, 2019
Renault has simplified their list of specifications by replacing their older specifications, RN700 and RN710, with RN17—the latest 5W-30 mid SAPS service fill specification for gasoline and EURO 6 diesel vehicles.
May 07, 2018
API SN Plus, the critical supplement to ILSAC GF-5, saw first license on May 1. Oil marketers can, and should, take advantage of the opportunities this supplement provides.
May 03, 2018
On May 1, 2018 the American Petroleum Institute’s (API’s) SN Plus supplement went into effect, necessitating that all ILSAC GF-5 licensed engine oil properly protects against low speed pre-ignition (LSPI).
March 14, 2018
Colin Morton, Lubrizol regional business manager for Europe, Passenger Car Engine Oils talks about how the MB 229.71 specification represents one of the first in a new generation of advanced low viscosity SAE 0W-20 lubricants.