Shell Rimula R6 MS features advanced multi-functional additive technology in fully synthetic base oil systems to deliver highly responsive protection that continuously adapts to your driving conditions.
Protection is further enhanced though formulation synergies that enhance the activity of the oil resulting in maintenance saving long drain performance coupled with excellent protection against soot induced wear, piston and engine deposits and fuel economy capability.
Shell Rimula R6 MS is suitable for most Euro IV and Euro V engines without Diesel Particle Filter as well as Euro VI engines of Scania.
Performance, Features & Benefits
Shell Rimula R6 MS meets the long oil drain requirements of leading engine makers such as Mercedes-Benz, MAN, DAF, Volvo and others to allow operators to optimize maintenance scheduling and maximize equipment availability without compromising durability.
Exceptional Piston Cleanliness
Shell Rimula R6 MS use advanced additive technology that builds on the reputation and performance of Shell Rimula engine oils for high levels of piston cleanliness essential for long engine life.
Low Wear - Long Engine Life
Shell Rimula R6 MS meets the demanding wear protection of many European, American and Japanese engines, controlling bore polish and valve train wear thus maximising engine life.
Shell Rimula R6 MS can save money in fuel consumption compared to high viscosity grades.
Low Emission Engine Use
Shell Rimula R6 MS meets the requirements of most European manufacturers for Euro 2,3 engines and most Euro IV and Euro V engines without Diesel Particle Filter as well as Euro VI engines of Scania. For enhanced performance and protection of the latest low emission engines, we recommend the use of our advanced low emissions products, Shell Rimula R6 LM/LME.
Specifications, Approvals & Recommendations
- ACEA: E7, E4
- Deutz : DQC IV-10
- IVECO T3 E4 (Meets Iveco Specification)
- MAN: M3277
- MB Approval: 228.5
- MTU: Category 3
- Renault trucks: RXD
- Scania: LDF-2, LDF-3
- Volvo: VDS-3
On-highway Heavy Duty Applications Particularly suited for a wide range of trucking and transportation applications in vehicle using modern lowemission engines from Mercedes-Benz and MAN. Also meets or exceeds the performance requirements of other European makers such as Volvo, Renault, DAF, Scania, Deutz and Iveco as well as Cummins, Mack and many Japanese engine types. Not recommended for Caterpillar engines.
Typical Physical Characteristics
||Shell Rimula R6 MS 10W-40
|Kinematic Viscosity @40°C mm²/s
|Kinematic Viscosity @100°C mm²/s
|Dyn. Viscosity @ -25°C mPa s
|Total Base Number mgKOH/g
|Sulphated Ash %
|Density @15°C kg/l
|Flash Point (COC) °C
|Pour Point °C
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 R6 MS 10W-40 (E7/LDF-3) 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. Guidance on Health and Safety is available on the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet, which can be obtained from your Shell representative.
Protect the Environment
Take used oil to an authorised collection point. Do not discharge into drains, soil or water.