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Gear Lubricants

As trucks and buses become heavier and the need for durability increases, axle fluids are more and more critical for vehicle reliability. Getting the right oil for your vehicle is key to ensuring your rear axle operates as designed and gets the maximum protection under demanding conditions.

 

Castrol, with over 100 years of experience in developing axle fluids, and being the choice of many leading truck and transmissions manufacturers for factory-fill products, offers a range of axle and universal fluids for your vehicle requirements; providing you the peace of mind that you are getting the right oil for your vehicle and keeping your vehicle on the road longer.

CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP 85W-140

CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP 85W-140

 

Full synthetic multigrade final drive lubricant, designed to provide superior protection at both high and low operating temperatures where conventional mineral oils prove unsatisfactory.

 

APPLICATION

 

For MAN Heavy Duty commercial vehicles and for all BMX conventional differentials

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Fuel savings and reduced emissions due to the excellent low temperature fluidity.
  • Superior pumpability and protection of the complete differential at low temperatures.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability provides final drive and differential cleanliness which permits extended drain and decreased servicing.
  • Optimal anti-wear, extreme pressure performance at all ambient temperatures and load conditions.
  • Excellent temperature reduction and shear stability enhance final drive performance and extends component life

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-5
  • SAE 75W-90
  • BMW Conventional axles: Service instruction 33 01 96 (149)
  • US Military MIL-L-2105D
  • Scania STO:1, STO: 2 0A
  • MAN 342 S1
  • ZF TE-ML 05B, 12B, 17B, 19C, 21B

Advanced Performance Series

CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP 90

CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP 90

 

Axle fluid for use in limited slip differentials where API GL-5 performance is required.

 

APPLICATION

 

Primarily recommended for use in limited slip differentials fitted to a wide range of Australian, American, Japanese, British and European vehicles.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Optimised and stable friction characteristics for effective operation of limited slip differentials throughout the drain interval.
  • Very good anti-wear and load carrying performance even under high load conditions prolongs component life.
  • Anti-weld – high tooth loadings can be tolerated.
  • Friction modified – providing desired frictional characteristics required by the clutches in the limited slip differential.
  • High film strength – providing protection against wear.
  • Thermally stable additive chemistry – less sludge and cleaner gears.

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API Service Classification GL-5 (and obsolete GL-6)
  • SAE J306 Viscosity Classification 90
  • US MIL-PRF-2105F, MIL-L-2105B,C,D,E
  • Borg Warner 5M-31, 5M-41
  • Ford ESW-M2C-119A, ESW-104, ESW M2C-105A
  • Mack GO-J

Protector Series

Transmax Dynadrive Long Life 80W-90

Transmax Dynadrive Long Life 80W-90

Replaces Dynadrive 80W-90

 

Castrol TRANSMAX Dynadrive Long Life 80W-90 is a part-synthetic SAE 80W-90 gear oil specifically developed to meet all the gear oil requirements for both manual transmissions and final drives. The unique additive system provides the extreme pressure protection needed in heavy-duty differentials as well as the frictional properties required for smoothshifting synchromesh manual transmissions.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • High oxidative stability enables better component cleanliness and longer oil life, resulting in extended servicing.
  • Excellent viscosity/temperature characteristics.
  • Synthetic base oil provides enhanced lubricant durability.
  • Excellent shear stability ensures high performance throughout the lubricant's life.
  • Being one product for both manual and final drive transmissions, it offers rationalisations that reduce workshop stockholding and helps prevent service filling errors.
  • Reduced gear change baulking at low temperatures.
  • Excellent differential cleanliness.
  • Reduced wear.
  • Extended drain.
  • Excellent transmission performance.
  • Extended axle bearing life.

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-4/GL-5
  • SAE J2360
CASTROL SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90

Transmax Axle Long Life 75W-90

Replaces Syntrax Long Life 75W-90

Castrol TRANSMAX Axle Long Life 75W-90, formulated with Smooth Drive Technology™, is a full synthetic rear axle fluid. It provides superior protection, especially when driving under stop-start or extreme conditions e.g. towing. This enables smoother axle operation and noise reduction, resulting in a more comfortable drive throughout the lifetime of the vehicle. It is specially designed and approved by BMW for use in all BMW final drives fitted with conventional (non limited slip) differentials. Transmax Axle Long Life 75W-90 is Castrol's prime recommendation for final drives in heavy commercial vehicles, and is approved by MAN and ZF.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Fuel savings and reduced emissions due to balanced viscometric and frictional characteritics.
  • Superior low temperature fluidity pumpability ensures optimum protection at start up under all conditions.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability provides final drive and differential cleanliness which permits extended drain and decreased servicing.
  • Optimal anti-wear, extreme pressure performance at all ambient temperatures and load conditions.
  • Excellent temperature reduction and shear stability enhance final drive performance and extends component life.

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-5
  • MAN 342 S1
  • ZF TE-ML 05A, 12B, 17B, 19C, 21A
  • BMW (Non-Limited Slip Rear Axles) According to Service Instruction 33 01 96 (149)
  • Transmax Axle Long Life 75W-90 is registered under the following ZF approval number: ZF002142
CASTROL SYNTRAX UNIVERSAL PLUS 75W-90

CASTROL SYNTRAX UNIVERSAL PLUS 75W-90

 

Fully synthetic multipurpose manual transmission and final drive lubricant for smooth shift at low temperatures.

 

APPLICATION

 

For synchronized manual transmissions and final drives/differentials of a wide range of vehicles (commercial vehicles, construction equipment, passenger cars) where API GL-4 or GL-5 are required.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • A single product for transmission and final drive.
  • Excellent low temperature fluidity provides improved cold shift quality in cold conditions and fuel efficiency.
  • Superior high temperature stability and excellent and wear protection even in the most arduous conditions prolongs equipment life and allows for extended oil drain intervals.
  • Full compatibility with conventional mineral oils and seals allows this product to be used in a wide range of applications.
  • Outstanding EP gear synchroniser performance.

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-4, GL-5 and MT-1

Suitable for use where the following specifications apply:

  • MAN 3343 Type S
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • MB Approval 235.8
  • ZF TE-ML, 02B, 05B, 12B, 16F, 17B, 19C, 21BC
  • SAE MJ2360 (MIL-PRF-2105E)
  • Eaton Approved for 300,000km’s drain

Advanced Performance Series

CASTROL AXLE AP 85W-140

castrol AXLE AP 85W-140

 

High quality, mineral oil based, multipurpose gear oil for use in most passenger car, light and heavy duty truck conventional differentials, final drives, non-synchronised manual transmissions, steering gears and other applications where API GL-5, API MT-1 or SAE J2360 performance is required. It is not recommended for those manual transmission manufacturers who prefer non EP (Extreme Pressure) additive containing oils.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Formulated to be particularly stable under high temperature operating conditions and resist degradation which can lead to deposits and reduced oil seal and overall equipment life
  • Provides high oil film and wear protection which ensures components are protected even under severe operating conditions and thus prolongs equipment life

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-5, MT-1
  • SAE J2360
  • Mack GO-J
  • ArvinMeritor76-A
CASTROL AXLE GO-J 90

CASTROL AXLE GO-J 90

 

Specially formulated extreme pressure gear oil for Mack differentials, transmissions and gear cases. It is also suitable for use in other truck, passenger car, commercial vehicle and earthmoving applications where SAE 85W-90 or SAE 90, API GL-5 is specified.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • High oxidation stability provides longer oil life enabling longer drain intervals
  • Excellent EP performance protects highly loaded gears lengthening equipment life especially under heavily loaded conditions
  • High thermal stability ensures no performance loss at high temperatures increasing drain intervals and reducing sludge and gear deposits
  • Excellent seal compatibility lengthens seal life and reduces oil usage and maintenance cost
  • Mack service fill, quality acceptance

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-5
  • Mack GO-J
  • Dana S5M-65
  • For Mack Transmissions differentials and transfer cases
  • Ford Falcon ute Non LSD Beam axles
  • Passes performance requirements of SAE J2360
CASTROL AXLE LONG DRAIN 80W-90

AXLE LONG DRAIN 80W-90

 

Mineral based gear oil designed for use in axles and final drives operating under severe conditions and over a wide range of operating temperatures.


It is specifically approved for use in MB Actros, MAN, Scania and ZF axles and is also recommended for other applications where API GL-5 or SAE J2360 performance is required.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Extended drain potential compared with conventional MB 235.0 fluids
  • Enhanced seal compatibility
  • Effective wear protection under severe load conditions, ensuring longer component life and allowing it to be used in the final drives of most vehicles in a wide range of operating temperatures
  • Excellent resistance to foaming and corrosion

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • API GL-5
  • MAN 342 M3
  • MB-Approval 235.20
  • Scania STO 1:0*
  • ZF TE-ML 05A, 12E, 16B, 17B, 19B, 21A
  • SAE J2360

*Scania do not recommend SAE 80W-90 grades in Australia

CASTROL SYNTRAX E

CASTROL SYNTRAX E

 

Fully synthetic rear axle oil for arduous service in rear axle (differential) and power dividers.


Recommended for use in Eaton and Rockwell rear axles operating where long oil drain periods and extended warranty conditions apply. Also recommended for use under severe conditions, particularly in B-double or road train applications.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Thermally stable – provides protection at extremes of very low/high operating temperatures
  • Improved performance over conventional mineral API GL-5 85W-140 lubricants
  • Reduced wear, increased gear component life
  • Approved for extended warranty programmes for longer real axle drive life

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • SAE 85W-140
  • API GL-5
  • Eaton/Dana extended drain and warranty programme