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Lubricants for Construction

Unlocking cost savings in construction by upgrading lubrication


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Maximising Your Output

Whether you’re an OEM or a site manager, productivity is paramount. Find out how to unlock new efficiencies by improving your fluid management.

4 Ways to Avoid Construction Delays

Keep your building projects on time and on budget with these innovative construction tips.

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Heavy-duty diesel engines

Build Up Your Engine’s Protection

Over time, metal-to-metal contact – caused by low speeds, high loads, cold starts, shock loading and extended idling – can cause debilitating engine damage. These daily demands require an engine oil with adequate viscosity control in extreme conditions, to prevent abrasive wear.

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Transmission systems

Stop Contamination at the Source

Dirt, dust and water from your site can break down your oil, limiting its effectiveness and exposing your transmission to wear. A high-quality transmission oil with good oxidation resistance can limit degradation, reducing downtime by reducing oil change frequency.

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Shift Gear Performance Up A Level

Conditions on site can be unpredictable. To keep gears moving, your grease must maintain performance in the harshest of conditions. Meaning: mechanical stability to resist breakdowns, oxidation stability for system efficiency and water washout resistance for excellent corrosion protection.

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Strengthen Foundations with High-Quality Hydraulic Fluid

Hydraulic fluid needs to protect, lubricate and transmit power efficiently. But uneven terrain exposes your oil to air ingress, risking cavitation in your hydraulic pumps. To combat this, hydraulic fluid must offer reliable air release, excellent filterability and improved cleanliness.

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Explore Construction Applications

Shell Gadus - Greases

The Shell Gadus range has been developed to deliver best value through enhanced wear protection, long grease life and system efficiency.

Shell Rimula Heavy-duty Engine Oils

Our scientists developed Shell Rimula heavy-duty diesel engine oils, designed to protect your engine, helping you lower maintenance.

Shell Spirax - Axle and Transmission Oils

The Shell Spirax range of axle, gear and automatic transmission lubricants has been developed to provide choice when selecting the right oil that will deliver optimum value to their operations.

Hydraulic Oils

Advanced hydraulic oils using gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology can help upgrade energy efficiency of construction, manufacturing, or mining operations.