BIZOL Blog https://www.bizol.com/blog BIZOL Blog - innovative motor oils and car care products Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:00:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.3 The best wear protection: formulated for the rigours of daily traffic https://www.bizol.com/blog/wear-protection-bizol-green-oil/ https://www.bizol.com/blog/wear-protection-bizol-green-oil/#respond Wed, 08 Sep 2021 05:39:00 +0000 https://www.bizol.com/blog/?p=2042 BIZOL Green Oil+ is a premium product that has all of the qualities a modern engine oil requires and more besides. It has outstanding oxidation stability for a long service life, exceptional levels of cleanliness, lubrication performance at temperature extremes, lubricant film strength and a low evaporation loss exemplary wear protection and fuel efficiency. All […]

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BIZOL Green Oil+ is a premium product that has all of the qualities a modern engine oil requires and more besides. It has outstanding oxidation stability for a long service life, exceptional levels of cleanliness, lubrication performance at temperature extremes, lubricant film strength and a low evaporation loss exemplary wear protection and fuel efficiency. All of these characteristics combined give BIZOL Green Oil+  a significant advantage as compared to the underlying industry requirements, especially in terms of wear protection and engine cleanliness.

Quality

The quality of the base oil and additives mean that BIZOL Green Oil+ surpasses not just medium-price oils but premium oils too. This, when you consider the extensive development work and the unique formulation, is hardly surprising!

BIZOL Green Oil+ is cheaper in the long run

The initial cost at the counter is only a fraction of the total service costs. So when deciding what oil to buy, it makes sense to extend the oil change interval if you can. Green Oil+ comes into its own here because, under the right conditions, it can double the oil service interval. This means: over the same service interval, the costs are almost identical. But the engine wear protection is far higher, saving money on repairs in the medium term.

German quality, innovation and consistency

We see quality and the delivery of the same high standards across the globe as an essential part of the work we do and what we strive to achieve 365 days a year. The state-of-the-art technologies used to create the BIZOL Green Oil+ can only be relied upon if the product is manufactured consistently to exacting standards. When you buy a canister of BIZOL Green Oil+, it makes no difference where you buy it, because we make sure that the product supplied is always the same quality, canister for canister, year after year. We can guarantee product quality because we ship all BIZOL Green Oil+ directly from our manufacturing base in Germany. So it’s always the same product made from the same top-quality raw materials, every single time.

BIZOL is a company that is committed to being a pioneer of innovation, BIZOL Green Oil+ being a prime example of this approach. When it was launched, G+ was one of the very first oils on the market to feature timing chain wear (TCW) and low speed pre-ignition (LSPI) protection.

BIZOL Green Oil+ engine oil has three lines of defence against wear:

  • BIZOL COMB LubriBoost technology
    An polymetric friction modifier for superior lubricant film strength under start-stop driving conditions.
  • BIZOL W-guard technology
    Featuring tungsten additive for exceptional wear protection.
  • Fully synthetic formula using API Group III – V base oil
    Providing exceptional oxidation stability and long life.

BIZOL Green Oil+ 5W-20

BIZOL Green Oil+ 5W-30

COMB LubriBoost technology

Our BIZOL COMB LubriBoost is a polymetric friction modifier that establishes and maintains superior lubricant film strength, which is crucial for the engine’s lubrication needs under high-stress stop-start conditions.

2D Surface Gel

Our BIZOL R&D team invented this innovative technology. It has exceptional adhesion qualities maintains a consistent thickness of the lubrication film, even under high-load conditions.

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Figure 1. 2D Surface Gel

OxShield technology

OxShield technology was also invented by BIZOL. We utilised it in G+ engine oil to provide greater oxidation stability than in conventional engine oils. This helps to reduce oil aging. The technology used results in extended oil change intervals and a long-term protection against corrosion and pitting

Wear protection – BIZOL W-guard technology

Highly effective W-guard technology provides vital protection against timing chain wear. Combined, W-guard and COMB LubriBoost provide unrivalled engine wear protection.

BIZOL G+ is nearly fifty percent better at preventing wear than competitor’s oils; as you can see in Figure 2.

Figure 2. Wear test comparison

Advanced fully synthetic formula using API Group III – V base oil

The combination of top-quality base oils and specific additives provides the following characteristics:

  • Exceptional oxidation stability, ensuring long-life.
  • Low speed pre-ignition and timing chain wear protection.

BIZOL G+ performs several vital lubrication functions simultaneously

The overview in Figure 3 illustrates different forms of friction.

Figure3. Illustration – microscopic view of friction surfaces and overview of friction types

How does BIZOL Green Oil+ satisfy all lubrication demands simultaneously?

  • W-guard – guards against dry-friction, protecting:
    • valve-train components
    • piston rings
  • COMB LubriBoost – improves mixed friction, boosting lubrication of:
    • reciprocating parts, e.g., pistons
    • bearings – during the start-phase
  • Synthetic base oil – for fluid friction, for the lubrication of:
    • bearings – after the start-phase
    • turbocharger

For additional further reading on the topic, we recommend you the article from LUBE magazine “Lube-Tech” in the April 2021 issue.

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Choosing the correct product from a complete portfolio can be a little tricky when it comes to repairs. Of course, there is a product for every problem, but how is the easiest way to explain the choice to a customer? At BIZOL, we think that making it simple is the key. So we prepared 3 Service Packs that can help you offer a complete service with less effort. Take a look and choose what you need!

Clean, refresh and improve cooling performance in one go.

The Coolant Service Pack contains

The manufacturer prescribes defined coolant changing intervals, so what better time to clean the cooling system than when you have to drain the cooling system anyway? It is a great opportunity to remove scale and other deposits that lower the cooling system’s efficiency. Just pour the additive into the cooling system, run the engine for a few minutes and replace the coolant.

But maybe you have to change a cooling system component, such as the thermostat or radiator?

As long as the cooling system is not suffering from a major leak, like a holed radiator core, then you can still use the radiator cleaner included in the service pack.

If nothing else, cleaning the cooling system with Radiator Clean+ r70 is a great way to prevent the radiator from blocking up: it cleans out any corrosion there may be in the system due to a lack of corrosion inhibitor in the coolant i.e., if the coolant has been topped up with just water for a prolonged period of time.

Whichever way you look at it, there’s hardly an easier or cheaper way to restore cooling performance than with the BIZOL Coolant Service Pack, so why delay?

Special care for experienced engines

The High-mileage Service Pack includes

For diesel engines

For petrol engines

The products in this service pack have been selected to combat the effects of wear and the onset of engine running faults.

Normally, it is not necessary to clean the intake system at regular intervals. Prevention is better than cure, which is especially the case where air contamination levels are high. Under such conditions it makes sense to be pro-active before a small problem turns into a big one.

In the same vein, a dose of BIZOL g80 or d60 works wonders for the fuel-injection system. No labour-intensive stripping down and cleaning to be done, just pour the contents of the tin into the fuel tank and that’s it. The additives get to work, cleaning the injection system and even helping to loosen stubborn carbon deposits.

A new BIZOL product for better results

The third product in this service pack is BIZOL Leak and Smoke Stop+ o92, which can eradicate the pronounced ingress of engine oil into the intake system. Excessive crankcase pressure causes oil to be forced out of the crankcase under pressure and into the intake system, which is symptomatic in high-mileage vehicles. If these unwanted symptoms persist, the simplest and cheapest remedy is this new BIZOL product. It alleviates the problem by helping the piston rings to seal properly and conditioning rubber seals in the engine, such as valve stem seals.

If the engine is already emitting smoke, BIZOL Leak and Smoke Stop+ o92 can cure smoke emission or help to prevent smoke emission if it has not developed.

All in all, a great service pack for high-mileage vehicles. It will help to keep them on the road without spending vast sums on parts and repairs.

Clean, restore and extend service life all in one.

The Refresh & Protect Service Pack consists of

It is the combination of these products that really make a difference, boosting performance and engine longevity. Remove deposits from the fuel system, inside the engine and protect the engine for the next 50 thousand kilometres.

The fuel system cleaner Diesel System Clean+ d60/Gasoline System Clean+ g80 remove contaminants from the fuel lines and injectors, freeing up lost power. Power gains are proven, not just claimed, see our blog for more.

Oil System Clean+ o90 does the same for the engine, it frees critical components such as the piston rings from carbon and other harmful deposits, washing the contaminants out with the old oil.

Having cleaned harmful deposits out of the engine, what better time could there be to add a friction reducing additive? When you add Friction Modifier+o94 to the engine oil, it forms a thin film on metal surfaces inside the engine. This reduces metal to metal contact and might avoid future clogging and expensive repairs.

The high-strength lubrication film ensures improved lubrication at critical times, such as during the cold-start phase. The tungsten nano additive reduces timing chain elongation and wear under high-stress conditions, such as constant stop/start driving conditions.

All-in-all, a great way to restore and preserve engine performance without doing anything other than routine maintenance.

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High fuel consumption or poor idle?

What is causing increased fuel consumption and poor idle behaviour? Why is the engine management light on? Common faults caused by a dirty MAF sensor include: rough running at idle, increased fuel consumption, low power, poor throttle response, poor starting and black smoke (diesels). Even the dreaded check engine light (MIL) lighting up can be a sign of dirty MAF sensor.

A multitude of engine running faults can be traced back to the fuel system. Diagnostic trouble codes, such as P0100, P0101, P0102, P0103 or P0104 are often caused by something as simple as a dirty mass airflow sensor.

How does the mass airflow sensor cause faults?

Oil, dust and soot (in diesels) mix in the inducted air inside the intake tract leaving a varnish. The varnish goes to the intake hoses, throttle body and MAF sensor. The gradual build-up of these deposits is where the trouble starts…

What does the MAF sensor do?

The MAF sensor measures the amount of air entering the engine and generates one of signals needed for engine management. To measure the flow of air, the sensor heats up a section of wire (or film), the temperature of this wire (or film) is kept constant. However, when the air flow fluctuates, the electrical current required to maintain the predetermined temperature rises and falls accordingly. The MAF produces a signal which is dependent on the fluctuations in airflow. It then send it to the powertrain control unit (PCU). The PCU uses this signal (and others) to calculate current engine load and change the injection duration according to what is mapped in the PCU, i.e., adjusting the amount of fuel injected.

If the´re is dirt on the electrical resistance of the sensor, for example, the MAF sensor will eventually send a false signal to the PCM. This can cause faults like poor idling or increased fuel consumption and sometimes even causing the check engine light to illuminate.

How can engine running faults be rectified?

Well, before picking up the phone to order a new part or performing (possibly inconclusive) diagnostic testing, the simplest method is often just to remove the MAF sensor and clean it. You can do it with a dedicated spray, such as BIZOL Mass Air Flow Sensor Clean+c38. It is a specially formulated spray, which is not aggressive and is safe for regular use on sensitive electronic components.

By the way, cleaning the MAF sensor will benefit sensor operation in any event! Even if a dirty MAF sensor is not the root cause of the fault. You may consider cleaning the MAF sensor as an initial fix. But is also a cheap, effective and easy way of eliminating a fault and will improve running characteristics regardless of any other faults.

How do I get access to the MAF sensor?

The MAF sensor is located in the air induction hose just downstream of the air filter housing, often immediately adjacent to it. You should always remove the MAF sensor/unit from the intake tract before cleaning.

First, disconnect the multiplug from the MAF sensor and, subsequently, the air intake hose coming from the air filter housing. Now disconnect the sensor housing from the induction hose. Remove the MAF sensor/unit from the car. Now you have access to the sensor and need can simply spray the sensor inside its housing. Note, there is no need to wipe down or dry the components as BIZOL Mass Air Flow Sensor Clean+c38 has a fast-drying formula that leaves no residue.

As some MAF sensors have a strainer or gauze, you may have to remove the MAF sensor from its housing, where possible, to access and clean the sensor.

Now that the MAF sensor is clean, just reassemble and you´re done!

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Is your engine suffering from poor starting, poor idling and low power?

What’s the causes running problems ? Often something as simple as an accumulation of carbon, soot or other deposits in the intake system. Despite all of the advances in vehicle fuelling systems, it is still necessary to clean them from time to time, especially if the quality of the local fuel or engine oil is low.

Understanding the problem

A dirty throttle body and throttle plate can cause poor throttle response or uneven idling. At idle, air can no longer pass the throttle plate cleanly, which affects intake air speed and fuel atomisation. This will cause running problems. Also, dirt around the throttle plate can cause the throttle plate to stick, resulting in poor throttle response and hesitation.

How can I improve airflow and restore performance?

If the throttle body and throttle plate are dirty, just spray the throttle plate and throttle body and wipe clean with absorbent paper towel or cloth. Make sure you clean the whole area around the throttle plate, removing as much dirt as you can.

If the inlet manifold needs a clean too, what should you do next? You have two choices, spend hours removing the inlet manifold, disassembling it, soaking and cleaning the components and finally reassembling it all. The far simpler option is to spray the intake system with BIZOL Gasoline Intake Clean+c36, simply spraying the parts clean.

What about stubborn deposits?

What should I do if the deposits are too stubborn for c36 Gasoline Intake Cleaner, especially around the valve throats?

Tip:
A simple, non-invasive method for removing stubborn deposits from the inlet valves and valve throats in the cylinder head is to use an additive, such as BIZOL Gasoline System Clean+ g80. The additive can help to break down heavier deposits as it is sprayed constantly into the manifold when the engine is running, dislodging stubborn material from the manifold and valves as you drive.

Do I really need to clean the intake system regularly?

Periodically cleaning the throttle body and throttle plate, say at every air filter change, can help to prevent the build-up of harmful carbon, soot or other deposits that affect vehicle performance.
Normally it is not necessary to clean the intake system at regular intervals. However, if symptoms persist and the cause is pressure in the crankcase, try BIZOL Leak and Smoke Stop+ o92 to alleviate this problem first.

A little maintenance can go a long way.

Checking early and periodically, for example, at the scheduled service interval can virtually eliminate running problems caused by deposits in the intake system. Cleaning the intake system before deposits get a chance to build up can prevent the worst. Early intervention can help to maintain fuel economy and expensive repairs at a later date.

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More power out of a tin? Prove it! – injector service https://www.bizol.com/blog/more-power-out-of-a-tin-prove-it-injector-service/ https://www.bizol.com/blog/more-power-out-of-a-tin-prove-it-injector-service/#respond Wed, 18 Aug 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://www.bizol.com/blog/?p=1984 Claims, claims and more claims, one more extravagant than the next. Yes, of course we are confident that the promises we make about our products are true and that our products can deliver significant tangible benefits. But can we back the claims up with proof? The acid test for any claim is to subject it […]

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Claims, claims and more claims, one more extravagant than the next. Yes, of course we are confident that the promises we make about our products are true and that our products can deliver significant tangible benefits. But can we back the claims up with proof? The acid test for any claim is to subject it to real-world scrutiny. So instead of just talking the talk, we decided to walk the walk and prove what we claim. We took a car to a test facility and running a dynamometer test. Would we be able to find any noticeable gains? And, as much as anything else, prove to ourselves that the additive can deliver real benefits? Is it, after all, really possible to clean the injectors and the rest of the fuel system cheaply and easily, i.e., without the hassle and expense of replacement or a full-blown injector service?

The car we chose for the test was a 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera with the old flat six air-cooled engine.

First run:

We used the first run to find out how the engine was performing at the moment. The 911 was running on 98 octane fuel, which we used up before performing the fuel system cleaning routine.

The dyno shows the power curve of the 911 is constant but power drops off suddenly at peak output. The 911 produced a healthy 200.77 hp, not bad for a classic from 1984. But during the first run we noticed that the 911 was also producing a lot of smoke, most likely indicating that the fuel system and valvetrain was dirty. We guessed that this was also the reason why performance tailed off significantly at the top end.

Gaph showing the results of the dynamometer test before using BIZOL Gasoline System Clean+ g80 - injector service

Second run:

Now it was time to get the Porsche ready for its second run. The first step was to refuel the 911 with a fresh tank of 98 octane premium petrol and then add Bizol Gasoline System Clean+ g80, the additive for simple injector service. With a fresh tank of fuel, it was time to take the Porsche for a 100-mile run including sections in town, out on country roads and main roads at constantly changing loads. So, with the preparation work done, the moment of truth was almost upon us. Has it worked; will we see a difference? We rolled the 911 onto the dyno for its second run.

Gaph showing the results of the dynamometer test after using BIZOL Gasoline System Clean+ g80 - injector service

And what can we say, the dyno graph tells its own story. After its treatment, the 911 produced a whacking 10 hp more and, even better still, the cliff-edge drop in power had miraculously vanished too. Now the performance tailed off modestly, just as you would expect it to. It was a case of big smiles all round, because even we were impressed that the additive had made such a significant difference.

Still need convincing? Grab a can and try it yourself, we’re sure you’ll be convinced.

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Catalytic converter cleaner – The new BIZOL additives https://www.bizol.com/blog/catalytic-converter-cleaner/ https://www.bizol.com/blog/catalytic-converter-cleaner/#respond Thu, 17 Jun 2021 05:00:00 +0000 https://www.bizol.com/blog/?p=1924 How to fix a catalytic converter without replacing it Catalytic converters: do they last a lifetime? Catalytic converters are important components on a vehicle. Especially nowadays, their importance in exhaust gas aftertreatment cannot be overstated. This is why it is essential to pay attention to their care and functional maintenance, best with a catalytic converter […]

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How to fix a catalytic converter without replacing it

Catalytic converters: do they last a lifetime?

Catalytic converters are important components on a vehicle. Especially nowadays, their importance in exhaust gas aftertreatment cannot be overstated. This is why it is essential to pay attention to their care and functional maintenance, best with a catalytic converter cleaner.

Most catalytic converters in motor vehicles are subject to a natural ageing process during their lifetime, with an average of approx. 80,000 to 100,000 km. However, additional loads can generate problems in the exhaust gas aftertreatment system. And then, the engine control light in the cockpit will display earlier than expected.

Causes of premature damage to the catalytic converter

Mechanical vibrations, for example, can contribute to the loss of fine metal-containing coatings over time. Other events, such as short-distance driving, can contribute to outright catalyst poisoning. In this case, however, the catalytic converter can still be regenerated by longer highway journeys.

It gets worse if the engine burns too much oil. Then additives contained in the oil can accumulate on the catalytic converter surface and seal the fine pores. The exhaust gases then no longer reach the fine metals and the catalytic converter loses its function.

Maintaining this component´s functionality in the long term is also very difficult if problems occur in the mixture preparation or ignition. These then lead to unburnt fuel getting into the catalytic converter and burning on its surface. The temperatures in the catalytic converter can rise to over 1,000 °C in the process. This destroys the catalyst carrier.

Catalytic converter cleaning in the garage: BIZOL Pro Catalytic System Clean+ p82

But for cleaning, you should use an additive such as BIZOL Pro Catalytic System Clean+ p82. It saves money and time and is very easy to use. Simply spray it into the engine’s intake tract with a standard pump spray bottle while the engine is running at idle. When the engine speed increases to 2,000 to 3,000 rpm, shorten the intervals between spraying. This procedure cleans the catalytic converter. If you notice an increased emission of pollutants during the cleaning, don´t worry! It is completely normal.

Long-lasting catalytic converter protection for the customer: BIZOL Catalytic System Protect+ g82

For long-lasting protection of the catalytic converter, we recommend BIZOL Catalytic System Protect+ g82. This additive can be used preventively by your customers: simply add it directly to the fuel tank before refuelling. It improves the combustion of the fuel, improving the catalytic converter ´s performance.

The preventive cleaning of the exhaust gases, reduces deposits in the catalytic converter and protects the particle filter from clogging by soot. This will ensure you a long service life. Regular use of BIZOL Catalytic System Protect+ g82 results in lower fuel consumption, longer life of the entire exhaust aftertreatment system and reduced exhaust emissions. In countries with low fuel quality, continuous use is recommended.


Contact our sales staff and order it today.


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Synthetic oil 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40.What makes it premium? https://www.bizol.com/blog/synthetic-oil-bizol-green-oil-plus-and-friction-modifier/ https://www.bizol.com/blog/synthetic-oil-bizol-green-oil-plus-and-friction-modifier/#respond Thu, 22 Apr 2021 07:00:00 +0000 https://www.bizol.com/blog/?p=1593 Prof. Dr. Boris Zhmud, BIZOL, Germany BIZOL insider information on engine oil production Different applications, different product development What makes a motor oil be considered premium? Price, universality, availability, fuel economy, compliance with specifications and OEM approvals? The answer is not as simple as it seems. In fact, it depends on your preferences. For instance, […]

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Prof. Dr. Boris Zhmud, BIZOL, Germany

BIZOL insider information on engine oil production

Different applications, different product development

What makes a motor oil be considered premium? Price, universality, availability, fuel economy, compliance with specifications and OEM approvals? The answer is not as simple as it seems. In fact, it depends on your preferences. For instance, a racing driver will look for an synthetic oil that properly protects engine under critical regimes letting him finish the race. Nothing else matters. Car enthusiasts not only look for engine protection, but also tend to keep an eye on the price and compliance with specifications. Depending on the actual requirements, oil formulations can be fine-tuned to max up one or another aspect of performance.

The secret of base oils and oil formulation

Technically speaking, all motor oils consist of a base oil and an additive package. Top-tier crankcase lubricants meeting today’s toughest performance requirements use API Group III, IV and V synthetic base oils. Contrary to a popular belief, “full synthetic” motor oils are never formulated from Group IV alone and always contain solvency and lubricity boosters, such as alkylated naphthalenes, esters, and oil-soluble polyalkylene glycols. Choice of base oil type affects requirements to the additive package, so a great deal of experience is required to develop balanced formulations. What does a balanced formulation mean? As already mentioned, the oil formulation has to meet a large number of requirements indicated in the specifications, which go far beyond the viscometric properties defined by the SAE viscosity grades. Dozens of different laboratory and engine tests are necessary to cover a high compatibility of material and engine designs and to develop an oil that has optimal resistance to oxidation, contamination, fuel dilution and so on.

Mid-tier or top tier? Quality has its price!

Since some properties are mutually excluding, it is generally not possible to improve all of them at the same time.
One can single out two main development philosophies. The first one applies to mainstream products. The majority of mainstream products fall into the so-called mid-tier category providing a sufficient level performance mandated by the specifications and outstanding supply chain resilience at minimum price. These products are usually manufactured locally from locally sourced raw materials. Top-tier products, by contrast, prioritize oil performance over price.

German manufactured – Consistent quality – BIZOL G+

BIZOL G+ is our flagship product featuring exceptional oxidation stability, cleanliness, good lubrication performance both at temperature extremes, low evaporation losses, exceptional lubricant film strength for superior wear protection, fuel efficiency, and long service life. All these things mean that you have a special oil. However it is the additives and the formulator skills that make it an exceptional oil.

Apart from the state-of-the-art technologies implemented in its formulation, we go great lengths to guarantee property consistency – i.e. that the product you buy in Mexico and Germany is exactly the same. BIZOL oil is shipped directly from our manufacturing plant in Germany.

The development of BIZOL G+ product line began in 2015, amid preparations for the ACEA C3-16 and C5-16 specification upgrade and ILSAC GF-6 specification development. However, since the official release date for ILSAC GF-6 was delayed several times, BIZOL G+ was put on the market in 2017, alongside with the API SN Plus specification adoption. BIZOL G+ was one of the first products on the market featuring timing chain wear (TCW) and low speed pre-ignition (LSPI) protection. Proudly made in Germany.

BIZOL G+ engine oil – Three lines of engine protection

BIZOL G+ engine oil provides three lines of defense against wear.

  1. BIZOL W-guard technology
  2. BIZOL COMB LubriBoost technology
  3. Fully synthetic formula using API Group III – V base oil

Highly effective W-guard technology is essential for protecting against timing chain wear (TCW) and COMB LubriBoost friction modification technology is crucial for lubricant film strength in stop-and-go operation typical of hybrids. Used together, W-guard and COMB LubriBoost increase engine wear protection.

1. BIZOL W-guard technology – Wear protection (TCW)

  • tungsten nano-additive for exceptional wear protection

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2. BIZOL COMB LubriBoost technology – film strength during stop-start

  • polymeric friction modifier for superior lubricant film strength during stop-start

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3. Advanced full synthetic formula using API Group III – V base oil

  • exceptional oxidation stability and long-life
  • Low Speed Pre Ignition & Time Chain Wear protection

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BIZOL G+ – Performance advantage and LSPI protection

This gives BIZOL G+ a significant performance margin compared to the underlying ACEA requirements, in particular in terms of wear protection and engine cleanliness. Since the oil price as such is only a fraction of the total service costs, it makes sense to extend the oil change interval: you save money by using an oil with twice the service interval, even if the oil is twice as expensive as usual.

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Boost your engine oil! BIZOL Friction Modifier+ o94 Additive

Together with our BIZOL G+ engine oil line, we have also launched an aftermarket oil treatment package with W-guard technology. This can be added directly to the engine and enhances the performance of the oil. The after-treatment of a low-price oil with BIZOL Friction Modifier+ o94 significantly improves the wear properties. Although it does not reach “top tier” status, it still improves substantially.

A powerful oil treatment to reduce friction and wear: BIZOL W-Guard Technology

BIZOL Friction Modifier+ o94 is developed to make any conventional engine oil do a better job by dramatically reducing friction and wear, increasing power output, increasing fuel economy and reducing emissions. A 250 ml can of BIZOL Friction Modifier+ o94 is suitable for 4L to 6L engine oil and effective up to 50.000 km.

Additional further reading on the topic can be found in the article from LUBE magazine “Lube-Tech” in the April 2021 issue.

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Is your engine running hot? BIZOL® Radiator Clean+ r70! https://www.bizol.com/blog/bizol-radiator-clean-r70/ https://www.bizol.com/blog/bizol-radiator-clean-r70/#respond Thu, 25 Mar 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.bizol.com/blog/?p=1562 Is the expensive replacement of defective components always necessary? Why should I clean the radiator? Pollutions that stress the cooling system Especially on hot summer days, the cooling system in the car is put under a lot of strain. High temperatures, long-distance journeys on holiday or a lack of cooling air due to traffic jams […]

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Is the expensive replacement of defective components always necessary?

Why should I clean the radiator? Pollutions that stress the cooling system

Especially on hot summer days, the cooling system in the car is put under a lot of strain. High temperatures, long-distance journeys on holiday or a lack of cooling air due to traffic jams or stop-and-go traffic are a challenge for the cooling systems. In the worst case, thermal overload can lead to engine damage. This is because as the temperature rises and the engine oil viscosity drops, which leads to problems with component lubrication. This is why you should regularly keep your radiator clean. There are many possible reasons for the temperature warning indicator in the cockpit to flash when the engine is overheating:

Possible causes when the temperature warning indicator flashes in the cockpit

Component damage as a factor in the lack of cooling

  1. poor power supply to the fan and water pump due to the V-belt slipping
  2. defective fluid coupling does not drive the condenser fan
  3. faulty thermostat prevents the cooling circuit from opening
  4. damaged thermo-switch or broken fuse of the electric fan

Careless maintenance as a reason for inadequate cooling

  1. deposits of lime and rust hinder heat dissipation
  2. missing coolant
  3. leaks in the cooling system
  4. dirty radiator system
  5. trapped air in the cooling system

Simply and cost-effectively a clean cooler for optimal cooling

In contrast to time-consuming and expensive replacement of defective components, low-cost maintenance measures are often very effective in eliminating errors in the cooling system. In addition to topping up the coolant and removing air from the cooling system, it is often sufficient to clean the radiator grid of road dirt or flies. To do this, clean the net carefully with compressed air in the opposite direction to the direction of travel or carefully with a medium-hard brush. Leaks caused by old, porous hoses or loose fastening clamps can be quickly and easily remedied by replacing the hoses and tightening the fastening clamps.

BIZOL Radiator Clean+ r70 is effective for trucks, buses and motor vehicles

To avoid lime and rust deposits in the cooling system, regular cleaning with an additive is important. Additives such as BIZOL® Radiator Clean+ r70 help very effectively. BIZOL® Radiator Clean+ r70 contains special, gentle cleaning agents for the entire cooling circuit. The special cleaning molecules effectively dissolve oil and lime deposits, but still have no negative effect on the radiator and seals. BIZOL Radiator Clean+ r70 is suitable for cleaning the entire cooling system in motor vehicles, trucks and buses. However, a complete change of the coolant should take place every two years at the latest.

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Properties of low or mid-SAPS oils

Why does oil burn?

What should you take into account when choosing diesel oil? You must know that some oil might, inevitably, burn with the fuel: even under low manufacturing tolerances of engine components, it may happen. Naturally, this is conditioned by some factors, like wear of the piston rings, time of year or driving style. And when this happens, small amounts of oil get into the combustion chamber of the engine through the piston rings or valve guides and burn there as well. The burnt residues are then filtered out by the exhaust aftertreatment systems.

What happens to the burnt oil?

If the burnt engine oil has high levels of sulphate ash (SA), phosphorus (P) and sulphur (S), the downstream exhaust gas aftertreatment systems are highly loaded. Diesel particulate filters (DPF), SCR catalytic converters and gasoline particulate filters (GPF) can then become clogged and as a result, lose their function. In the worst case, they might stop reducing exhaust emissions, which can impact the engine’s performance.

Low- or mid-SAPS oils help to relieve exhaust aftertreatment systems

Therefore, a low content of sulphated ash (SA), phosphorus (P) and sulphur (S) is important in the development of new engine oils. These low- or mid-SAPS oils have a reduced ash-forming content and are gentle on exhaust aftertreatment systems. They ensure that the fine filter systems do not clog so quickly and are an important contribution to ensuring environmental protection.

ACEA-C specification

The ACEA (Association of European Automobile Manufacturers) defines the quality of engine oils on the basis of European requirements. The designations of the ACEA specifications are composed of the suitability for a certain type of engine / exhaust gas aftertreatment (A, B, C, E). Engine oils with an ACEA C specification meet the requirements of a low upper limit of ash-forming components and are designed for passenger cars with diesel and gasoline engines that are equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF), SCR catalytic converters and gasoline particulate filters (GPF).

BIZOL Technology 5W-30 C3

Car owners should definitely pay attention to the choice of the right engine oil. The “Technology” product range from BIZOL offers high-quality low- and mid-SAPS engine oils based on fully synthetic and HC synthetic base oils that meet the high requirements of the ACEA Class C specifications. In particular, BIZOL Technology 5W-30 C3 is a high-quality engine oil for diesel engines with turbochargers and diesel particulate filters (DPF). The combination of base oils of the unconventional synthesis technology and an additive package of the latest generation results in an engine oil with high shear stability, a stable viscosity over a wide temperature range, a low viscosity and high shear stability.

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Synthetic oil BIZOL® Green Oil+

Advantages of the Start-Stop systems

The majority of modern engines in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles are nowadays equipped with a start-stop system. An automatic start-stop system automatically switches off the engine when the traffic lights turn red, for example, and starts it as soon as the accelerator pedal is pressed. This process reduces the time the engine spends idling. The advantages of this development are reduced CO2 emissions and lower fuel consumption. In stop-and-go traffic, this technology can help you save a 3 % to 10 % fuel!

Disadvantages of the Start-Stop systems

However, some engine components suffer a critical increase of tribological stress because of frequent start-stop. Up to 75% of engine wear and wear-related failures happen during the engine starting process. If compared to equivalent engine configurations without this system, frequent start-stop intervals can double the damage to bearings. Therefore, despite the general assumption, specially developed engine oils for stop-and-go traffic or start-stop systems are important.

Wear on important engine components

The automotive industry is aware of this and is therefore working together with lubricant manufacturers to provide reliable engine oils that permanently protect the longevity of engine components, even under increased stress from start-stop systems. Wear affects mostly camshaft bearings, balancer shaft bearings, main bearings and connecting rod/piston pin systems. Additionally, engine oils with an extremely low viscosity, used for fuel economy, can have a deteriorating effect.

Synthetic oil BIZOL Green Oil+

With the Green Oil+ series BIZOL offers special engine oils which counteract the increased wear in city traffic or via start-stop systems. Intensive and time-consuming test sequences have led to further developments which are necessary for this challenging operation. The Green Oil Plus series has a large number of special wear protection properties that go beyond the “minimal sufficient” specified by the engine manufacturer.

BIZOL COMB LubriBoost Technology

For example, the BIZOL COMB LubriBoost technology in Green Oil+ increases the lubricating film strength twice over. This prevents the lubricating film from collapsing when there is no relative movement between the mating surfaces, as is the case in stop-and-go traffic. To keep the engine in top condition beyond the warranty period, experts recommend the use of a special start-stop suitable engine oil.

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