Chevron Oronite introduces OLOA® 9728X, tractor hydraulic fluid (THF) additive

Chevron Oronite the developer, manufacturer, and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives has launched a new tractor hydraulic fluid (THF) additive; OLOA® 9728X which according to the company meets the new ZF TE-ML 05E specification issued by ZF Friedrichshafen AG who develop and manufacture driveline systems and axles for construction machinery.

Koon Eng Goh, vice president, Products and Technology, Chevron Oronite said OLOA® 9728X had been developed to take care of the needs of their customers. “Building on a legacy of over 40 years developing THF technology, OLOA® 9728X delivers on stringent ZF performance requirements and expands our THF product offering to provide enhanced coverage for our customers.”

In addition to meeting the new ZF TE-ML 05E specification, which is current and verifiable, OLOA® 9728X also meets the John Deere JDM 20 and the latest GIMA specifications. Testing is also underway to support the CNH, and Volvo OEM specifications said the company in a press release.

“Oronite is fully committed to delivering innovative solutions to meet the evolving performance needs of agriculture and construction tractors with common sumps where the fluid lubricates the transmissions, brakes, final drives, and hydraulic systems,” stated Jeff Waite, global product line manager, Industrial Engine Oils, Specialties and Fuels, Chevron Oronite. “Our OLOA® 9728X technology, developed with a new approach that led to a patent-pending formula, helps maintain excellent noise suppression, robust protection against gear wear, hydraulic pump distress, rust, corrosion, and oxidation – all hallmark performance attributes of Oronite’s THF additives.”