Lubricants for European Diesel Engines - Automotive and Industrial 670963
In Western Europe, there is a large and growing number of diesel engines used in commercial vehicles, agricultural tractors, and industrial and marine applications. The paper reviews these engines and their lubricant requirements. Consideration is given to the relevance of internationally ac -cepted lubricant specifications in fulfilling these requirements and the inadequacies of these specifications are discussed. An attempt is made to forecast future trends in lubricant quality.