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STLE Central Illinois Section Meeting

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

05:30 PM - 08:00 PM


Diesel engine technology has advanced significantly in the last few years. Diesel engines have to meet stringent emissions regulations as well as customer’s expectation regarding efficiency, durability and reliability. Parallel to engine advancements, engine oils had to evolve to an ever increasing supporting role to enable engines to achieve their goals. This talk will focus on the evolution of engine oil characteristics, the complex process of oil development, as well as the current status of oil categories for heavy duty engines.

STLE Central Illinois Section Meeting
Heavy Duty Engine Oils Evolution and Status
October 3, 2012

Presenter:
Abi-Akar Technical Expert, Fluid Engineering Group, Caterpillar Inc.

Abstract:
Diesel engine technology has advanced significantly in the last few years. Diesel engines have to meet stringent emissions regulations as well as customer’s expectation regarding efficiency, durability and reliability. Parallel to engine advancements, engine oils had to evolve to an ever increasing supporting role to enable engines to achieve their goals. This talk will focus on the evolution of engine oil characteristics, the complex process of oil development, as well as the current status of oil categories for heavy duty engines.

Meeting Location:
Barrack’s Cater Inn
1224 W. Pioneer Parkway
Peoria, IL 61615
(309)692-3990

Schedule:
5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner and Networking
6:30-7:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30-8:00 p.m. Questions/Discussion

Fees:
$25.00 per person
$15.00 for students and retired members

To make reservations, contact Mike Davis at (217)855-8828 or email michael.davis253@frontier.com.

Documents:
STLE Central Illinois Section Meeting Announcement
 
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