Shell Rimula RT4 L oils use “Low-SAPS” additive technology to protect low emission engines under severe
conditions. It delivers improvements in wear and deposit control, resistance to breakdown under high
temperatures compared to previous oil.
Performance, Features & Benefits
Simplify inventory needs
Shell Rimula RT4 L is approved by a wide range of leading OEMs, simplifying inventory needs for fleets with a mixture mof engine makes.
Emissions system capability
Advanced low-ash formulation helps control blocking of or poisoning of exhaust after-treatment devices, helping maintain vehicle emission compliance and engine fuel efficiency.
Lower operating costs
Shell Rimula RT4 L is formulated with an enhanced acidcontrol system to help fleet operators to achieve maximum drain flexibility.
Outstanding wear protection
Demonstrated over millions of km of customer service, Shell Rimula RT4 L provides significantly higher levels of wear protection than previous generation oils to prolong engine efficiency and life.
Suitable for use in agricultural and construction applications, even with high levels of fuel sulphur.
Severe duty heavy duty diesel engines
Shell Rimula RT4 L meets the requirements of the major European and North American engine manufacturers for low emission applications.
Specifications, Approvals & Recommendations
- API CK-4, CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4, SN
- ACEA E9, E7
- Allison TES 439
- Caterpillar ECF-3, ECF-2
- Cummins CES 20086, 20081
- Detroit Fluids Specification (DFS) 93K222, 93K218
- Deutz DQC III-10 LA
- MAN M3575
- MB-Approval 228.31
- MTU Category 2.1
- JASO DH-2
- IVECO T2 E7 (Meets specification)
- Volvo VDS-4.5, VDS-4
- Mack EOS-4.5, EO-O Premium Plus
- Renault Truck RLD-4, RLD-3
Typical Physical Characteristics
||Shell Rimula RT4 L 15W-40
|Kinematic Viscosity @400C mm2/s
|Kinematic Viscosity @1000C mm2/s
|Density @150C kg/l
|Sulphated Ash % maximum
|Total Base Number mg KOH/g
|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 RT4 L 15W-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.