Castrol Tection Monograde is a diesel engine oil available in SAE 10W, 20W, 30 and 40 viscosities. Its primary application is in diesel engines, hydraulic systems and transmissions that specify the use of a monograde diesel engine oil.


  • API CF.
  • MB-Approval 228.0

Can be used for Caterpillar Transmissions requiring a T0-2 specification product.

Typical Characteristics

Name Method Units Tection Monograde 10W
Density @ 15°C, Relative ASTM D4052 g/ml 0.882
Viscosity, Kinematic 100°C ASTM D445 mm²/s 7.0
Noack Volatility CEC L-40-A-93 % Loss 14.7
Viscosity, CCS -25°C (10W) ASTM D5293 cP 6700
Flash Point, COC ASTM D92 °C 226
Viscosity, Kinematic 40°C ASTM D445 mm²/s 43.8
Viscosity Index ASTM D2270   116
Ash, Sulphated ASTM D874 % wt 0.9
Total Base Number, TBN ASTM D2896 mg KOH/g 7.1
Pour Point ASTM D97 °C -36

The above figures are typical of those obtained with normal production tolerance and do not constitute a specification.

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