Lubricants - Fuels - Coolants
The abbreviations listed below follow S.A.E. J754 nomenclature. The classifications follow S.A.E. J300 classifications.
The MIL specifications are U.S.A. Military Specifications. These definitions are for purchasing assistance.
Engine Oils (CD)
Use oils that meet Engine Service Classification CD (MIL-L-2 104D), or CD /TO-2. See Caterpillar Form SEBU5939,
"EMA Lubricating Oils Data Book," for a listing of CD oil brands.
The percentage of sulfur in the fuel will affect the engine oil recommendations. if the fuel has over 0.5% sulfur content,
the engine oil must have a TBN of 20 times the percentage of fuel sulfur (TBN as measured by the ASTM D-2896
method). If the sulfur content is greater than 1.5%, consult your Caterpillar dealer for correct engine oil recommenda-
Lubricating Grease (MPG)
Use Multipurpose-type Grease (MPG). NLGI No. 2 Grade is suitable for most temperatures. Use NLGI No. 1 or No. 0
Grade for extremely low temperatures.