ExxonMobil Debuts Zinc-free Marine Engine Oil
ExxonMobil introduced Mobilgard 410 NC, touted by the oil company as a zinc-free high-performance oil designed to offer improvement in piston cleanliness, reduction in liner wear and a enhancement in bearing protection. In testing conducted in extreme service conditions with both EMD and GE marine engines, the company reports that Mobilgard 410 NC technology performed well. Based on the field trials Mobilgard 410 NC is now approved for use in EMD and GE engines. It also meets the requirements for Detroit Diesel, Alco and Fairbanks Morse marine diesel units.
(As published in the December 2014 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MaritimeReporter)