Shell Rimula R5 E oils protect under full range of pressures and temperatures. Enhanced with synthetic
technology to deliver energy saving, excellent soot and viscosity control, outstanding protection against wear and exceptional versatility.
Performance, Features & Benefits
Featuring an exclusive additive system to ensure maximum soot handling, Shell Rimula R5 E delivers excellent wear protection and long oil life in Euro 3, US 2002 and other advanced engines.
Fuel economy capability
The use of synthetic base oil components provides Shell Rimula R5 E with the capability to improve cold starting and reduce fuel consumption and save money, without compromising engine protection or durability.
Improved engine cleanliness
The exclusive additive system delivers improved engine cleanliness and protection against piston deposits allowing Shell Rimula R5 E to exceed the demanding requirements of most OEMs.
Severe service heavy duty diesel engines
Shell Rimula R5 E provides demonstrated protection and performance in the latest high power heavy duty diesel engines from Europe, US and Japanese manufacturers in both on-highway and off-highway applications.
High technology low emission engines
Shell Rimula R5 E is suitable for most modern low emission engines meeting Euro 2,3, US 2002 emission requirements. For the latest low emissions engines, especially those fitted with exhaust diesel particulate traps (DPF), we recommend the use of our low-emissions products, Shell Rimula R6 LM/LME.
Specifications, Approvals & Recommendations
- Cummins CES 20078, 77, 76, 72, 71
- MACK EO-M, EO-M+
- MAN M3275-1
- MB-Approval 228.3
- Renault Trucks RLD-2
- Volvo VDS-3, VDS-2
- API CI-4, CH-4, CG-4, CF-4, CF.
- ACEA E7, E5, E3
- Global DHD-1
Typical Physical Characteristics
||Shell Rimula R5 E 10W-40
|Kinematic Viscosity @400C mm2/s
|Kinematic Viscosity @1000C mm2/s
|Dynamic Viscosity @-250C mPa s
|Total Base Number mg KOH/g
|Sulphated Ash %
|Density @150C kg/l
|Flash Point (COC) 0C
|Pour Point 0C
These characteristics are typical of current production. Whilst future production will conform to Shell's specification, variations in these characteristics may occur.
Health, Safety & Environment
Health and Safety
Shell Rimula R5 E 10W-40 is unlikely to present any significant health or safety hazard when properly used in the recommended application and good standards of personal hygiene are maintained. Avoid contact with skin. Use impervious gloves with used oil. After skin contact, wash immediately with soap and water.
Protect the Environment
Take used oil to an authorised collection point. Do not discharge into drains, soil or water.