Improved Performance with component longevity
Mobil Delvac 1™ Saves RTTR over AUD $16,600 per 1 million km with expert insights
Iveco Truck with Detroit S60 12.7 litre ADR 70 Road Transport & Training Resources Pty Ltd,
Mobil customer since 1998
To ensure improved performance and overall operating cost reduction with component longevity.
Initially, the Detroit Series 60 engine was lubricated with a major competitor’s semi-synthetic SAE 15W-40 engine oil. RTTR (Road Transport & Training Resources Pty Ltd) management found that the downtime accrued with continual servicing with this oil contributed to the overall operating cost of running the unit – this was unacceptable.
Mobil Delvac 1 SAE 5W-40 fully synthetic engine oil replaced the competitor's engine oil and a 1 million kilometre trial was completed to determine operational and maintenance cost savings.
The enhanced service life of Mobil Delvac 1™ resulted in an extension of Oil Drain Interval from 40,000 km to 100,000 km – hence, a direct reduction in unit downtime and service roster and a reduction in spares inventory held. Performance gains included better cold weather starting, more rapid oil pressure rise when cold and better oil pressure when hot. These are to name only a few benefits of the expert insights from the Mobil Delvac team.
Using Mobil Delvac 1, cost savings of AUD $16,600 were realised from the following:
- No valve train adjustments required with use of Delvac 1
- Reduction of component wear rates
- Reduction in fuel usage
- Reduction in servicing downtime