Driveline Lubricants

SAE J306 Explained

The need to ensure adequate lifetime protection of transmission and driveline equipment is an increasing challenge for manufacturers.

Gear Fast, Run Slow

With the recent EPA-imposed greenhouse gas regulations already beginning to bite and even tighter limits set for 2017, innovations which promise reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are being looked at with ever-greater interest. Downspeeding, in particular, is a concept which is fast finding favor, especially among producers of heavy machinery operating for extended duty cycles and clocking up many thousands of running hours each year.