Current Status of Fuels and Lubricants from Construction Users Viewpoint 630436
Many technological advances have taken place during the past decade which have enhanced the status of fuels and lubricants for construction equipment. Standardization and simplification of recommendations have been accelerated. These contributions have helped us to gain economy and reliability of operation. Petroleum product suppliers, construction equipment manufacturers, and the users of both products have contributed to these advances. Above all, the cooperative effort of the producer and consumer members within the framework of professional organizations has had a stimulating effect. This paper discusses the current status of fuels and lubricants for construction equipment; equipment descriptions, fuels, lubricants, and problem areas are presented.