Why Choosing API SN Plus is Critically Important

 

The American Petroleum Institute’s (API’s) SN Plus supplement went into effect May 1.

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Understanding the MB 229.71 Specification

 

The MB 229.71 specification represents one of the first in a new generation of advanced low viscosity SAE 0W-20 lubricants.

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Delivering Necessary LSPI Protection—and Beyond

Delivering Necessary LSPI Protection—and Beyond

API SN Plus validates much-needed low speed pre-ignition (LSPI) protection to the lubricant marketplace, but it’s not the end of the LSPI story—the lubricant industry needs continuous evolution in its approach to solving this critical issue in Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Engines.
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What the API SN Plus Process Can Teach Us

What the API SN Plus Process Can Teach Us

Test development tied to comprehensive specification development has a limiting effect on the lubricants industry. What we can learn from the API SN Plus process?
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Not All LSPI Protection is Created Equal

Not All LSPI Protection is Created Equal

API SN Plus helps deliver marketable protection against a critical new form of lubricant-related engine damage—but not all protection against that damage is created equal.
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API SN Plus Is a Step in the Right Direction

OEMs asked, and the passenger car lubricants industry has delivered an effective answer: API SN Plus, the supplement to ILSAC GF-5, which reached first license on May 1, 2018.
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Keys to Success with API SN Plus Lubricants

API SN Plus, the critical supplement to ILSAC GF-5, saw first license on May 1. Oil marketers can, and should, take advantage of the opportunities this supplement provides.
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Why Choosing API SN Plus Is Critically Important

On May 1, 2018 the American Petroleum Institute’s (API’s) SN Plus supplement went into effect, necessitating that all ILSAC GF-5 licensed engine oil properly protects against low speed pre-ignition (LSPI).
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