Q8Oils extends drain intervals with latest heavy duty diesel oil


Leeds, UK – Wednesday, 06 November 2013 – Q8Oils has introduced Q8 T860 S, a 10W-40 heavy duty diesel oil (HDDO) that has been formulated to meet Scania’s LDF-III specification for trucks using the manufacturer’s diesel engines meeting the latest Euro V and VI emissions requirements.

Q8Oils claims that using its new Scania LDF-III approved engine oil will enable extended engine oil drain intervals to be used in Scania vehicles with Euro V engines (excluding Euro V - DC 16 21) without DPFs and Euro VI engines with. The company also claims that extended drain intervals can be 30% higher (up to 120,000 km) compared to its previous generation Q8 T860.

Although recommended for Scania’s 13 and 16 litre LDF-III engine oil specification Euro VI engines fitted with a DPF, Q8 T860 S can also be used for normally aspirated or turbocharged heavy-duty engines in commercial vehicles and off-highway equipment as the oil also meets ACEA E4 and E7; API CF; MAN 3277; MB 228.5; Renault RXD and RLD-2; and Volvo VDS-3 specifications.

Commenting for Q8Oils, automotive manager Andy Harris explains that the benefits of using Q8 T860 S for the end user don’t stop with increased drain intervals and the reduced maintenance costs associated with them. “From a cold start, our new HDDO provides excellent engine cleanliness and helps to limit engine wear by providing the correct lubrication to protect against bore polishing and cylinder and cam wear. It also helps to avoid the deposition of sludge from combustion soot, prohibits rust and corrosion and possesses good anti-foam characteristics.”

For further information on Q8 T860 S 10W-40 from Q8Oils and its range of heavy duty diesel oils, visit www.Q8Oils.co.uk , email Marketing@Q8Oils.com or call +44 (0)113 235 0555.

For further information contact:
Naomi Holden, Kuwait Petroleum International Lubricants (UK) Limited
Knowsthorpe Gate, Leeds, LS9 0NP, UK
Tel: 44 (0)113 235 0555 Fax: 44 (0)113 248 5026
E-mail: Naomi.Holden@Q8Oils.com Web: www.Q8Oils.co.uk

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Note to Editors:
Q8Oils is part of Kuwait Petroleum International Lubricants. It has a unique, innovative and progressive approach when it comes to producing some of the World’s finest quality lubricants. Manufactured in its plant in Leeds, Q8Oils represent the very best and latest in lubricant technology and delivers this direct to customers across the Industrial and Automotive sectors.

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Q8 Oils offers a comprehensive lubrication solutions range in the following products:
• Passenger car engine oils
• Commercial vehicle engine oils
• Marine engine oils
• Outboard engine oils
• Motorcycle engine oils
• Automotive transmission and axle oils
• Universal transmission oils
• Gas engine oils
• Food grade lubricants and greases
• Hydraulic fluids
• Plant maintenance oils
• Demoulding oils
• Quenching oils
• Process oils
• Neat cutting oils
• Neat forming fluids
• Soluble metal working fluids
• Heat transfer fluids
• Greases
• Extensive range of ancillary products

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From a cold start, our new HDDO provides excellent engine cleanliness and helps to limit engine wear
Andy Harris (Q8Oils)