American Petroleum Institute raises red flags for counterfeit, obsolete oils

From American Petroleum Institute Senior Project Manager – EOLCS/DEF Jeffrey Harmening … Using high-quality parts to repair a truck is essential to keep it running safely and help prevent future breakdowns. Working with a trusted supplier and the ability to examine the packaging and the part or product helps provide assurance fleet operators are getting what they ordered. When you…

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Petro-Canada brands diesel engine lubricant series for new API specs


Petro-Canada Lubricants’ Duron next generation oils are formulated to meet American Petroleum Institute CK-4 and FA-4 specifications, officially launching December 2016. The company calls Duron its most durable, high performance heavy-duty diesel engine oils, and will offer the line in four performance tiers: HP (High Performance), SHP (Super High Performance), UHP (Ultra High Performance) and Advanced. The former three will meet API CK-4, the successor to CJ-4 oils and suiting most on- and off-road engines, while Duron Advanced stands as Petro-Canada’s fully API FA-4 product, formulated to maximize fuel economy in primarily long haul trucking.

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