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Shell Rimula R6 LM
Technology that adds value
You need to know your oil will protect your engine under all conditions. No matter how hot, cold, steep, dusty, muddy or extended your operations, you demand protection.
Shell Rimula heavy-duty diesel engine oils provide protection in three critical areas:
- Acid control – protects against corrosion from theacids formed as fuel burns
- Deposit control – keeps engine clean for optimumperformance and long life
- Wear control – keeps moving metal engine surfacesapart for long engine life.
Shell Rimula R6 LM
Shell Rimula R6 LM helps resist compression to keep moving parts separated, reducing wear
Shell Rimula R6 LM provides an advanced technology solution to meet the technical and operational needs of diesel and CNG powered heavy-duty truck and bus fleet operators. Providing versatile protection Shell Rimula R6 LM can help contribute to efficient transport operation through:
- LOW EMISSIONS
- MAINTENANCE SAVING
Shell Rimula R6 LM uses a three-fold approach to deliveringprotection: 1) synthetic technology base oils for increased additive activation, 2) advanced additive technology and 3) an anti-wear booster system. The low-SAPS formulation also protects exhaust catalysts and helps control deposit formation in CNG-fuelled engines, which makes Shell Rimula R6 LM an ideal choice for operators of mixed-fuel, low-emisson trucks and buses.
YOUR PROTECTION – OUR EXPERIENCE
Shell technologists have developed an anti-wear booster that providesextra protection in highly stressed areas of the engine. In laboratorysimulations, this system can help reduce wear by up to 50%.
Shell Rimula R6 LM helps to protect against acid corrosion, dirt/deposits and wear
Ash is the residue formed when lubricants are burned and typicallycomes from the additives used to fight acids and wear.
Shell Rimula R6 LM is formulated with an advanced low-ashadditive system designed to:
- Control filter blocking
- Maintain control of wear and deposits.
Exhaust ash contains soot which can be burned off, but lube ash remains and can block your filter
VERSATILE PROTECTION – DEMONSTRATED PERFORMANCE
The advanced wear protection and deposit control of Shell Rimula R6LM 10W-40 has been demonstrated in n over 20 million kilometres of bus and truck field testing n extended oil-drain-interval trials with low-sulphur fuel n extreme conditions in South Africa using high-sulphur fuel n exhaust gas recirculation engines operating with higher-sulphur fuel in the USA.
Shell Rimula R6 LM can slow the rate of DPF blockage
DEMONSTRATED TO REDUCE DPF BLOCKING
Field-testing in city bus operations confirms that Shell Rimula R6 LM increases the maintenance interval of diesel particulate filters (DPF) by maintaining an acceptable operational back-pressure for longer.
Monitoring the back-pressure of a medium-sized engine (Daimler OM 906 LA) shows that the DPF can be operated for at least 50% longer with Shell Rimula R6 LM than with a typical top-tier high-ash product (see graph) and this means:
- A longer DFP maintenance interval
- Improved fuel consumption performance.
- Diesel particulate filter – fewer blockages, lower backpressure, better fuel economy.
MAINTENANCE SAVING – ENGINE CLEANLINESS
Shell Rimula R6 LM has been improved by the addition of carefully selected more-active additives and molecules that are designed and optimised to provide additional performance in the key areas of engine cleanliness and engine wearn clearly demonstrates improvements in each of the key areas of engine test performance required for industry and original equipment manufacturer specifications.
Its performance considerably exceeds the highest specification requirements of major European engine manufacturers n has been developed to provide excellent performance in engine cleanliness, as has been demonstrated by engine tests such as MB OM 646 LA and MAN Meistersinger. In these tests the rocker cover (MAN) and head cover (MBOM 646 LA) remain clean with Shell Rimula R6 LM.
SHELL RIMULA R6 LM –APPLICATION GUIDE
Shell Rimula R6 LM engine oils are suitable for use inmany on-highway heavy-duty applications. Meeting the requirements of many US, European and Japanese engine makers, they are articularly suited for a wide range of trucking and public transportation applications in modern low-emission vehicles, in particular fleets with mixed brands of engines and ages of vehicles.
Shell Rimula R6 LM is also approved for use in heavyduty CNG-fuelled engines from Mercedes-Benz, MAN and Volvo making it particularly suitable for use in public transportation fleets with mixed diesel and gas powered vehicles. Shell Rimula R6 LM exceeds the performance requirements of industry specifications such as ACEA E6 and E7, and is particularly recommended for vehicles fitted with DPFs.
SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROVALS
ACEA: E7, E6, E4-99; API: CI-4, CH-4, CG-4, CF-4;
Caterpillar: ECF-1-A; Cummins: CES 20077;
DAF: Meets ACEA E6 & E4-99; Mack: EO-M+;
MAN: 3477, 3271-1; MB Approval: 228.51, 226.9;
MTU: Category 3.1; Renault Trucks: RD-2; Volvo: CNG, VDS-2.
OUR COMPLEMENTARY RANGE
In addition to the full range of Shell Rimula heavy-duty engine oils, Shell Lubricants also offers a complete portfolio of lubricants for every part of your equipment, including Shell Spirax gear, axle and transmission fluids, and Shell Gadus greases.