Oil & Lubricants

Frozen diesel – how modern diesel gels

November 29, 2021 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 466

The formulation of diesel has changed dramatically in recent years. Regulations introduced mean that the levels of sulphur in diesel must be reduced. Biofuel and FAME (Fatty Acid, Methyl, Ester) are added to diesel up to seven per cent.

Quality ATF extends the life of automatic transmission

October 14, 2021 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 377

The importance of ATF quality The quality of the Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) used is key to extending the life of the automatic gearbox, and therefore that of the vehicle.

Coolant and antifreeze checklist advice from Finol

September 10, 2021 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 330

Ireland has seen shifting weather patterns this year, with both extreme heat and cold. Therefore, it is essential that your engine is well protected in these conditions ensuring that your vehicle operates efficiently. The first step is choosing the right antifreeze/coolant for your vehicle. Coolant is a liquid that keeps our engines from overheating, while …

Optimising fleet efficiency with oil analysis

April 14, 2021 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 227

Haulage and bus companies can maximise the lifespan of their fleets, improve the productivity of their workshops, reduce downtime and even identify potential breakdowns before they occur through oil analysis. The purpose of engine oil is to lubricate, clean and cool the engine and its components. If it is in any way contaminated, problems can …

Instantaneous lubricant recommendations with Which Oil

February 3, 2021 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 213

Correct lubrication is one of the most crucial aspects in ensuring that your fleet runs effectively and cost efficiently. Using the wrong or an inferior lubricant can lead to catastrophic and sometimes irreparable damage to your vehicle while a superior oil can extend life and increase efficiency. This is extremely important in the everyday operations …

The ABC’s of ACEA specifications with Finol Oils

July 3, 2019 • News, Oil & Lubricants • Views: 1559

Understanding engine oil can be complicated and making the right choice for your vehicle can be time-consuming. In fact, many of us will pick up the first bottle we see without understanding what we are putting into our vehicles. As difficult as it may be, it is incredibly important to choose the right oil as …