AeroShell Oil W80 is an ashless dispersant oil specifically for aviation piston engines. It combines non-metallic additives with selected high viscosity index base oils to give exceptional stability, dispersancy and anti-foaming performance. No general rule exists for every engine type when choosing the correct grade of oil. Based on the average ambient outside temperature at engine start-up, the common grades are SAE 40, SAE 50 and also SAE 60. Which equates to AeroShell Oil W80, W100 and W120 respectively.
AeroShell W80 for cold climate regions (-17 – 21°C). AeroShell Oil W100 for temperate regions (15 – 30°C). Also, AeroShell Oil W120 for warmer climates (above 26°C).
- Promotes Engine Cleanness. The non-ash forming, polymeric additive eliminates the harmful combustion chamber deposits that occur during normal operation.
- High Viscosity Index Base Oils used in AeroShell W oils maintain their viscosity and help protect engine components more effectively under the high shear stresses that an engine places on lubricants.
- Provides Compatibility with other approved aircraft piston engine oils. Since AeroShell Oils W80, W100 and W120 are fully approved to SAE J-1899 and are listed on the relevant Qualified Products List (QPL), elaborate precautions are not needed when changing from similarly approved aircraft engine oils, as long as these oils are qualified products.
- AeroShell W Oils are inherently stable in storage.