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PREPARING FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF HEAVY DUTY ENGINE OILS

GETTING READY FOR API CK-4 AND FA-4 - As with any change, education is the recommended first step - for your company and your customers. And engaging your OEM and lubricant supplier to provide expert advice on how best to transition to these new oils.

TRENDS TO LOWER VISCOSITY

Understanding the industry view of HDMO viscosity grade migration

Viscosity Grade Migration*

 

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Total HDMO Grade by Viscosity - Base Case
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On-Highway Demand by Viscosity - Base Case
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Off-Highway Demand by Viscosity - Base Case
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*Chevron internal analysis based on data sourced from Kline, PFC, Global, Oronite, Infinium & Lubrizol

 

Importance Of Broad Range Testing
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API CK-4 and FA-4 oils will have to pass the seven existing CJ-4 tests for licensing qualification. In addition, there will be two new tests added measuring improved oxidation and aeration.  

​Since there are no specific fuel economy tests currently, these two new tests will indicate the oil's ability to provide fuel economy benefits and enhanced engine protection. 

Test:  Caterpillar 1N

Focus:  Piston Deposit and Oil Consumption

Roller Follower Wear

Test:  GM 6.5 Liter

Focus:  Roller Follower Wear

Test:  Cummins ISB

Focus:  Cam & Tappet Wear due to Soot

Overhead Wear Due to Soot

Test:  Cummins ISM

Focus:  Overhead Wear Due to Soot

Test:  Caterpillar C13

Focus:  Piston Deposit & Oil Consumption

Viscosity Increase Due to Soot

Test:  Mack T-11

Focus:  Viscosity Increase Due to Soot

Test:  Mack T-12

Focus:  Ring/Liner Wear & Bearing Corrosion

Test:  Mack / Volvo T13

Focus:  Oil Oxidation & Bearing Wear

Aeration

Test:  Caterpillar C13A

Focus:  Aeration

WHY A NEW CATEGORY OF HEAVY DUTY ENGINE OILS?

IMPACT OF API CK-4 AND FA-4 ON DIESEL VEHICLES

PREPARE FOR THE NEXT CATEGORY OF DIESEL ENGINE OILS