Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-1816

In Search of the Perfect Ten - Piston Rating: The Complete Picture, the First Step to “Globalisation” 2000-01-1816

Tasked by the Engine Lubricant Technical Committee (ELTC) of the Co-ordinating European Council (CEC), the Rating Steering Group (CEC SL071) and the Co-ordinating Research Council (CRC) Rating Advisory Panel have been working on the “Harmonisation” of rating methods within Europe.
It has been recognised that during the last 40 years of product and technological advancements within the oil and additive industries the practical measurement of product performance has remained relatively unchanged. This paper reviews the current rating methods used within Europe and the benefits a single rating method could have on the future “Global” market place.


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