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Day: January 18, 2019

Wolf’s Head, SMB, Kendall, and XADO

Samples of the following four brands are the most recent examined by PQIA and the tests conducted on the samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. The test results for one sample (SMB), however, show a product… Read More ›

DOWNSIZING

DOWNSIZING It should be noted that the sample of SMB 10W-30 PQIA examined is sold in 16-ounce bottles, and labeled as such. This is the first instance in the US where PQIA has observed passenger car motor oil bottles on store shelves with a content other than the traditional 32-ounce (1 quart) bottles. This points… Read More ›