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PRODUCTS 2012

Two Leading Engine Manufacturers Certify Universal Lubricants’ ECO ULTRA® Oil for Natural Gas Engines

December 14, 2012 – Universal Lubricants, a leader in sustainable energy solutions, announced that Cummins Inc. and Detroit Diesel Corporation, global leaders in the design and manufacturer of high-performance engines, have certified that ECO ULTRA® CNG/LNG Engine Oil, SAE Grade 15W-40, conforms to the performance specifications required for their natural gas engines. These engines, which reduce emissions, improve fuel and decrease maintenance costs, require special, high-performance engine oils. Click for More

OilSafe Announces Fully Integrated Bulk Storage and Dispensing System

November 29, 2012 – OilSafe announced the completion of its newly developed bulk system for lubrication fluid storage and dispensing. The OilSafe® Work Center is said to provide safe, compact bulk storage and contamination control to promote best practices for lean manufacturing, 5Rs, 5S and OSHA® right-to-know compliance. The final element of the industry-leading OilSafe Visual Lubrication Management System, the OilSafe Work Center is the only modular, scalable bulk system of its kind. Each tank has its own pump and built-in filtration to prevent fluid cross-contamination, and keep fluid storage areas organized, clean and free of the 55-gallon drums that are commonly used. Click for More

Shell Spirax® S6 ATF A295 Developed to Meet Demanding Allison TES 295 Specification

November 29, 2012 – In a joint effort with Allison Transmission to meet the growing global demand for heavy duty automatic transmissions, Shell Lubricants has introduced Shell Spirax® S6 ATF A295 synthetic automatic transmission fluid.  The new lubricant is approved against Allison’s stringent TES-295 specification for extended warranty and extended drain intervals. According to Shell, Spirax® S6 ATF A295 can be relied on to last up to 300,000 miles under normal conditions or 150,000 miles under severe conditions without risk to the transmission components or warranty. Click for More

Chevron Announces New Premium Hydraulic Oils That Deliver Fuel Costs Savings and Enhanced Productivity

October 2, 2012 – Chevron Lubricants introduced three new premium hydraulic oils at MINExpo in Las Vegas, NV. Clarity® Synthetic Hydraulic Oil AW, Rando® HDZ and Rando® HD Premium Oil MV offer multi viscosity or high viscosity index (VI) formulations that deliver fuel cost savings and increases in productivity when compared to conventional monogrades. The new premium hydraulic oils feature improved oxidation and shear stability-versus conventional monogrades-which deliver robust protection to hydraulic pumps. Chevron says, Clarity Synthetic Hydraulic Oil AW (ISO 32, 46, 68), provides excellent performance in low temperature climate, and is designed to give maximum protection to both mobile and stationary vane-, piston-, and gear-type hydraulic pumps in high-performance applications as well as in environmentally sensitive areas. Click for more

Chevron to Consolidate Gas Engine Oils Under HDAX® Brand

July 10, 2012 – Chevron Products Company announced that it is consolidating its gas engine oils under the Chevron HDAX® brand. The focus of the consolidation is on retaining the best products from Chevron’s global portfolio, assuring customers have technology that has been proven in both the lab and the field. Chevron has built its new HDAX Gas Engine Oil line in a way that simplifies the product selection process. Click for more

Castrol Industrial North America Announces the Launch of the Performance Biolubes Product Line

July 10, 2012 – The Performance Biolubes technology platform adds a range of bio-based lubricants, and metalworking fluids to Castrol’s existing line of lubricants supplied to the aviation, industrial manufacturing, marine and energy markets. Initially these products will be available in North America with plans for future roll out to Castrol’s global operations. Click for more

New Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40 Designed For All SRT Vehicles

June 11, 2012 – Pennzoil® is introducing the new Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40 synthetic motor oil, created alongside Chrysler Group engineers specifically to keep SRT engines running clean. The advanced, co-engineered formulation is the result of months of collaboration between Pennzoil scientists and Chrysler Group engineers to develop motor oil that provides the performance that SRT owners have come to expect from their high-tech engines. Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40 is the motor oil Chrysler recommends for use in all SRT engines, exceeding the stringent Chrysler MS-12633 specification. Click for more

Motul® Launches New MC Care™ Product Line

June 4, 2012 – Motul® announces the launch of MC Care™, a comprehensive line of care and maintenance products specifically formulated for motorcycle, ATV and powersports users.  MC Care includes 18 products (nine that are new), which it says “revolutionize the way you care for your motorcycle.” Click for more

TrueSouth Launches Marketing Campaign in Five States 

April 13, 2012 – TruSouth Oil, an industry leader in the blending and packaging of automotive and industrial lubricants, has launched a marketing campaign in five key markets: Shreveport, Dallas, Indianapolis, Pensacola-Mobile and Orlando. The campaign promotes TruSouth’s innovative new product for do-it-yourselfers, TruFuel®, the first pre-mixed fuel engineered for 2-cycle equipment – the engines most commonly found in chainsaws, leaf blowers and trimmers. Click for more

Chevron Introduces Delo 400 NG SAE 15W-40

March 30, 2012 – Chevron Lubricants, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, introduced the latest member of its product family, Delo® 400 NG SAE 15W-40. The new product, formulated with Chevron’s ISOSYNTM Technology, is a premium oil for use in compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) engines.

ConocoPhillips Lubricants Introduces New Wireline Lubricant  

March 27, 2012 – ConocoPhillips recently announced the availability of its new Wireline Lubricant.  ConocoPhillips’ Wireline Lubricant, or grease, is designed to maintain a seal and prevent the escape of wellbore fluids during wireline operations in oil and gas completion services.  The new Wireline Lubricant is a specialized, clear formulation designed specifically for high-pressure, high-temperature wireline environments. Click for more

EcoPower Receives dexos1™ Engine Oil Specification

Feb 29, 2012 Safety-Kleen’s EcoPower® has become the first re-refined engine oil to meet the GM dexos1™ specification.  dexos™ is a global engine oil specification designed by GM Powertrain engineers to increase fuel efficiency, extend the life of emissions systems and produce fewer emissions in GM vehicles. Click for more

Calumet Specialty Products Partners Announce the Introduction of SuperCal Motor Oil

Jan 17, 2012 – Calumet Specialty Products Partners, refiner of specialty hydrocarbon products, recently announced the introduction of their SuperCal line of high quality motor oil and lubricant products. Calumet’s primary focus with SuperCal is to deliver high quality, high performance lubricants that address a range of customer needs in today’s market. Click for more

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