TECH TALK / Post date: 1 December 2012
Effective immediately, Castrol Hypuron Advanced Formula 10W-30 diesel engine oil has been approved by Detroit Diesel to meet the DD 93K218 specification.
The 93K218 specification describes engine lubricants preferred for use in DD engines meeting EPA 2007 and EPA 2010 exhaust emission regulations, particularly those equipped with cooled EGR, Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR). Included are DD13, DD15, DD16, Series 60, Series 50, MBE 4000 and MBE 900 engines.
To meet emission design criteria, these engines must use ultra-low sulfur fuel and use the lubricants meeting this specification. DD 93K218 lubricants are also recommended for all four-cycle Detroit Diesel engines with or without an exhaust after-treatment system.