ILSAC GF-6 makes its debut this month, but trouble is already brewing around LPSI prevention as engine oils age. A new test is in the works to cover performance over the entire drain interval.
Volume 26, Issue 5: May 2020 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
The ROBO test brought significant savings as a stand-in for an engine test for low-temperature performance in aged oil, and it may not have reached its full potential yet.
As climate change causes the world to heat up, refrigerants with low global warming potential—and compatible lubricants—are helping to cool things down.
Even with without major disruptors, 2019 saw a notable decrease in U.S. base oil production.
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