Testing

Air Force Aims to Extend Service Intervals
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Air Force Aims to Extend Service Intervals

Lube Report Americas - June 24, 2020

The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Environmental Quality Technical Support Branch is leading a pilot study aim ...

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API Invokes Provisional Licensing

Lube Report Americas - April 7, 2020

The American Petroleum Institute invoked provisional licensing for a key bench oxidation test for ILSAC GF-6 and API SP, ...

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Sequence IVB Rules Approved

Lube Report Americas - July 3, 2019

The API Lubricants Group closed the last key Base Oil Interchange/Viscosity Grade Read-Across task force ballots and ind ...

Machine Learning Boosts Oil Analysis

Machine Learning Boosts Oil Analysis

Lube Report Americas - February 27, 2019

There is increasing talk in the lubricants industry about a range of technologies collectively referred to as Industry 4 ...

Ford Recommends FA-4 for F-150

Ford Recommends FA-4 for F-150

Lube Report Americas - August 22, 2018

Ford Motor Co. recently amended its engine oil guidance for small-engine diesel-powered pickups, including the diesel ve ...

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GF-6 Timeline Yet to be Settled

Lube Report Americas - July 4, 2018

Now that all of its engine tests have been accepted, the countdown has begun for first licensing of the ILSAC GF-6 passe ...

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Shell Claims Delvac Oil Failed Tests

Lube Report Americas - June 20, 2018

In an unusually harsh attack between lube industry giants, Shell claimed last week that a sample of ExxonMobil heavy-dut ...

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Progress on Tests, Test Limits for GF-6

Lube Report Americas - June 6, 2018

Work continues on a variety of tests, test parameters and engine and bench test limits necessary for completion of the I ...

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Sequence IVB Test Suffers Setback

Lube Report Americas - April 11, 2018

The last engine test for ILSAC GF-6 failed this month to gain acceptance into the passenger car engine oil classificatio ...