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AXLE AND UNIVERSAL OILS

AXLE AND UNIVERSAL OILS

As cars become heavier and the need for durability increases, rear axle fluids are more and more critical for vehicle reliability. Getting the right oil for your car is key to ensuring your rear axle operates as designed and you get a smooth driving experience every day. 

 

Castrol, with over 100 years of experience in developing axle fluids, and being the choice of many leading car and transmissions manufacturers for factory-fill products, offers a range of axle and universal fluids for your car’s requirements. Providing you the peace of mind that you are selecting the right oil for your vehicle.

AXLE EPX 80W-90

Castrol Axle EPX 80W-90

Multipurpose Axle oil which may be used in differentials, final drives and other applications.

 

APPLICATION

 

Approved by ZF for use in a range of Axle.

 

FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • Wide range of European OEM approvals.
  • High load carrying capability ensures gears operating under high loads are protected prolonging component life.
  • High film strength ensures protection against wear and shock loads.
  • Good thermal/oxidation stability protects against the formation of harmful deposits and oil thickening thus prolonging of both lubricant and components.

 

INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • API GL-5
  • ZF TE-ML 16D, 21A

 

Protector Series.

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 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.


INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • API GL-4, GL-5, MT-1, SAE J2360, MIL-PRE-2105E.


Suitable for use where the following specifications apply:

 

  • MAN 3343 Typ S, MAN 341 typ E3.
  • Scania STO 1:0.
  • MB Approval 235.8.
  • ZF TE-ML, 02B, 05B, 12B, 16F, 17B, 19C, 21BC.

 

SYNTRAX 80W-140

CASTROL SYNTRAX 80W-140

Fully synthetic multigrade rear Axle fluid for racing and severe duty applications


Application


For many limited slip differential applications. Primarily intended for use in rear Axles of Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore high performance models.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Improved oxidation stability for longer oil service life.
  • Improved deposit control at high temperatures for cleaner Axle internals.
  • Contains preferred limited slip additive to allow good LSD noise control.
  • Excellent wear control for long component life.
  • Proven components used in formulation to ensure seal compatibility.
  • Sheer stable formulation for long term bearing protection.


INDUSTRY Specifications

 

  • API GL-5
  • SAE 80W-90, 85W-90, 90, 80W-140, 85W-140 and 140
  • BTRA 5M-48


Suitable for use where the following apply:

 

  • Dana 5M-31, 5M-48
  • Nissan 4WD Differentials.
  • GMH1561, 2010.
  • Ford ESZ-M2C-190A, ESW M2C-119A, ESW M2C-104A.

Advanced Performance Series.

SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-140

Syntrax Long Life 75W-140

Description


Castrol Syntrax Long Life 75W-140 is a full synthetic final drive lubricant which is suitable for use in axles and final drives in heavy duty commercial vehicles where API GL-5 performance is required. May also be used in light duty commercial vehicles and passenger cars. Syntrax Long Life 75W-140 is included in the Scania High Performance product list and is approved against Scania STO 1:0 and STO 2:0A.


Advantages  

 

  • Excellent anti-wear and extreme pressure performance at all ambient temperatures and load conditions provides superior protection, longer component life and reduced repair costs.Very good anti-wear and load carrying performance even under high load conditions prolongs component life.    
  • Excellent cold flow properties reduce torque loss and increase fuel efficiency ·       
  • Improved protection at start up and in cold conditions
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability
  • Protects against pitting ·       
  • Excellent shear stability
  • Extended drain capability reduces maintenance costs


Product Performance Claims   

 

  • API GL-5
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • Scania STO 2:0A
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.


industry Specifications

 

  • API GL-5.
  • SAE 90.
  • US MIL-PRF-2105F, MIL-L-2105B,C,D,E.
  • Mack GO-J.

Protector Series.

UNIVERSAL 80W-90

CASTROL UNIVERSAL 80W-90

Manual transmission and rear Axle fluid with superior viscosity temperature characteristics.


Application

 

Castrol’s prime recommendation for all transaxles that include both helical and hypoid type gears. Recommended for Holden VN V6 and V8 manual transmissions.


FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • Single product for transmission and final drive.
  • High thermal and oxidative stability prevents the formation deposits and oil thickening prolonging the life of components and lubricant.
  • High load carrying capability ensures gears operating under high loads are protected prolonging component life.
  • Excellent gearshift capability.
  • Quiet transmission operation – driver comfort.


INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • SAE 80W-90
  • API GL-5, API GL-4
  • BTR 5M-50
  • BTR 5M-50
  • GMH HN 2013