Can a diesel motor oil benefit from a motor oil additive? In some cases, utilizing a good quality engine oil additive can bring the owner/operator significant benefits. In this blog post, we’ll try to provide some insight as to what is a good oil additive for diesel engines.
Due to today’s stiff environmental emissions regulations, modern diesel engine motor oils are forced to perform under extreme operating conditions. Conventional motor oils from only ten years ago would be ill equipped to handle the extreme operating conditions of today’s modern diesel engines. Traditional lubricant manufacturers continue their struggle in trying to meet these stringent EPA regulations. Today’s conventional diesel engine oils are made up of various additives that help protect critical internal parts of the diesel motor. The following are some of the additives that play an important role in the performance of a diesel motor oil.
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Choosing the best grease for farm equipment can be confusing, but if the right grease is chosen, the return on investment will be substantial. When considering the current economic condition, the vast majority of farmers may want to consider how utilizing the correct grease can have a big impact on their bottom line. There can be lots of room for improvement in regards to the quality of the grease being used, the amount of grease consumption that is being experienced, the amount of time required to grease farm equipment, how well their equipment is being protected by the grease, the number of bearings being replaced, bushings, pins, etc. All of these factors can be improved exponentially by choosing the best grease for farm equipment.
There are five important factors to consider when deciding what is the best grease for farm equipment.
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It may surprise many heavy equipment operators that if a tractor hydraulic system were to leak out one drop of hydraulic fluid per second, that would amount to approximately 420 gallons of hydraulic fluid being wasted during a twelve month period. Factor that over multiple pieces of equipment and the resulting oil consumption leads to profits bring wasted.
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