ExxonMobil announces first firing of new marine test engine

Marine engine in the dark

As the challenges facing engine lubrication become increasingly complex, engine protection and performance are at risk.
ExxonMobil has announced the first firing of a bespoke marine test engine, which will enable research and development of next-generation cylinder and system oils.
The crosshead slow speed test engine will help reduce the time it takes to bring new lubricants to market and help address tomorrow’s challenges.
This engine can also replicate demanding field environments and stimulate a range of new engine design parameters. As a result, a range of different fuels can be used to help test high and low BN cylinder oils.
This represents a huge step forward and will play a key role in delivering improved engine protection and performance as engine designs become more complex to meet changing regulation affecting the marine industry.

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