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Naphthennic Oils and Parafinic Oils.


It is not common knowledge, even among mechanics, that there are two types of mineral oils.  Naphthennic Oils and Parafinic Oils.

Naphthennic Oil – Burns easily, having a flash point of around 160deg.C. and emulsifies in water or ste...

Water in Diesel?

All diesel fuel storage and tank systems are prone to water contamination. Water can enter diesel tanks when already contaminated fuel is added or through condensation from humidity via tank breathers. The main issues with water in diesel fuel are corro...

Customer:

Cyril Vale – Owner
Mendip Hills Pastoral Company
Jericho QLD Australia

Equipment:

Caterpillar 12H Grader;
D6H Dozer;
D85 Komatsu Dozer;
and work utes & trucks

New Caterpillar 12H required scheduled oil sample (SOS) analysis by Hastings Deering under the terms of...

When discussing diesel fuel qualities, the topic of cetane number nearly always comes up. Following is brief explanation of diesel cetane number and how it affects vehicle and equipment operators.

What is cetane number?

A diesel fuel’s cetane number is one measurement of...

Did you previously buy Bi-Tron products from Smith Lubricants?
This cross-reference chart will help you seamlessly migrate to the new Smith Lubricants product range. For further information or to discuss your specific application and needs, please contact us.

Bi-Tron Pr...

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