- Buyer's Guide
Lubrication Engineers Inc. recently introduced Monolec Ultra Syn Heavy Duty Engine Oil (8854), a new broad-range, multi-viscosity synthetic oil for diesel engines that is designed to deliver year-round performance, wear protection, fuel efficiency and extended drains.
With its synthetic base oil and additive package, the new SAE 5W-40 formulation lubricates diesel engines even in low-temperature conditions without the shear stability and viscosity problems of conventional diesel engine oils. Its high viscosity index indicates less change in viscosity over a broad operating temperature range.
The Monolec wear-reducing additive creates a single molecular lubricating film on metal surfaces, increasing oil film strength without affecting clearances. It allows opposing surfaces to slide by one another, reducing friction, heat and wear.
The improved technology of Monolec 8854 also helps eliminate cold startup problems, enabling it to achieve flow quickly in cold weather and maintain viscosity at operating temperatures. Typical applications include Class 8 tractor-trailer trucks as well as construction vehicles and other off-road mobile equipment.
Authorized original equipment manufacturer (OEM) approvals for Monolec Ultra Syn Heavy Duty Engine Oil include Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Mack, Mercedes-Benz, Renault and Volvo. Monolec 8854 also provides the necessary protection for modern low-emission engines per CJ-4 standards.