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GF-6: Designed to Meet Performance Demands of the Modern Engine

August 20, 2020

  OVERVIEW The GF-6 & API SP Specifications were ready for licensing on May 1, 2020 with mandatory industry-wide implementation scheduled to take place over the following 12 months. These specifications were designed to meet performance demands of modern engines, while delivering higher levels of wear and deposit protection than previous categories. THE BENEFITS In additional to added fuel economy benefits and wear protection, the GF-6 specification includes testing specifically…

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The Truth about Synthetic Oil

July 7, 2020

OVERVIEW When deciding between conventional and synthetic oils, one of the first things the consumer sees is the price tag that is tied to a synthetic oil.  But it’s not always clear what we are getting for benefits from making the switch from a conventional to a synthetic product, which can make it difficult to justify that cost.   THE BENEFITS So what exactly are the benefits that we get from using…

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4 Steps for Marketing in the Construction Industry

February 26, 2020

  OVERVIEW There’s a common misconception that marketing isn’t associated with the construction industry. Whether you’re a large, mid-sized, or small construction company – marketing matters. The best companies know who their target market is, where they are receiving content and what content they want to see. Creating a strong brand image and persona can solidify customer loyalty and retention. Implementing a marketing strategy doesn’t have to cost you an…

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4 Simple Tricks for Storing Lubricants

February 19, 2020

The first step towards achieving proactive maintenance of your equipment is to ensure that your lubricants are stored correctly. These are four critical things that you’ll want to keep in mind when storing your lubricants. LUBRICANT STORAGE LIFE Lubricants have recommended shelf lives which can vary based on the types of additives or base oils used in the manufacturing of the lubricant. You’ll want to ensure that you employ a…

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8 Things You Need to Know When Sampling Oil

February 11, 2020

OVERVIEW Performing regular oil analysis on samples from your equipment can help ensure that you are maximizing your equipment life, as well as getting the most out of your lubricants. This helps extend your oil drains, reduce maintenance costs, and detect issues before they become a catastrophic breakdown or failure. Following the best practices in these 8 area’s will help ensure that you are getting the most out of your…

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