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AXLE AND UNIVERSAL OILS

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 90
CASTROL DYNADRIVE 80W-90
CASTROL SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90
CASTROL SYNTRAX UNIVERSAL PLUS 75W-90
CASTROL AXLE AP 85W-140
CASTROL AXLE GO-J 90
CASTROL AXLE LONG DRAIN 80W-90
CASTROL SYNTRAX E
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

CASTROL DYNADRIVE 80W-90

DYNADRIVE 80W-90

 

Synthetically fortified manual transmission and final drive lubricant. Suitable for use in highly loaded final drives and differentials of commercial vehicles in trucks, buses, vans and 4WD’s as well as synchronised manual transmissions requiring API GL-4 or GL-5.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Significant extension in oil drain interval compared to standard API GL-5 SAE 85W-140 EP gear oils
  • Reduced operating temperatures and extending oil and component life in Rockwell-Meritor axles
  • Synthetically fortified for long drain performance and improved low temperature fluidity while maintaining high temperature viscosity
  • Excellent trouble shooting lubricant for problematic differentials operating in arduous conditions

 

SPECIFICATION/TECHNICAL DATA

  • SAE 80W-90
  • API GL-4, GL-5
  • ZF TE-ML 02 Page 02 for manual transmissions
  • ZF TE-ML 05 Page 02 for final drives without LSD’s
  • MAN 341 & 342
  • Volvo (Rear Axles) up to 30°C
CASTROL SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90

CASTROL SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90

 

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

 

APPLICATION

 

Recommended for use in differentials, gear boxes, and steering gears of many cars, trucks, farm machinery, earthmoving and excavating machinery requiring a hypoid lubricant. It is particularly recommended for conventional hypoid differentials where the differential is operating with very high loads.

 

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 85W-140
  • US MIL-PRF-2105F, MIL-L-2105C, D, E
  • Nissan 4WD Differentials
  • Ford SM-2C-1013A
  • Mack GO-J
  • Holden Jackaroo and Rodeo limited slip differentials

Protector Series

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