Taro 20 DP

Marine Engine Oil

Taro® 20 DP

Taro® 20 DP is a medium alkaline reserve (20 Base Number) trunk piston engine oil (TPEO).

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  • Wear Protection
    High alkalinity levels control cylinder liner wear effectively and protect bearings from corrosion. High-performance antiwear additives provide excellent protection against adhesive wear for cams, camshaft and bearings. Taro 20 DP also provides a high degree of water tolerance and antifoam protection.
  • Detergent-Dispersant Properties
    Keeps crankcase and oil control rings clean. Prevents deposit formation throughout the engine. Reduces lube oil filter blockage. Effectively handles insolubles
  • Oxidation Stability
    Oxidation inhibitors protect the oil against thermal stresses, protect engine parts from corrosion and reduce undercrown deposits while promoting extended lubricant life.
  • Taro® 20 DP is a medium alkaline reserve (20 Base Number) trunk piston engine oil (TPEO).
  • Taro® 20 DP has been specifically designed for use in high specific output medium speed trunk piston engines burning lower sulfur content (up to 2.0%) heavy residual fuels or marine diesel fuel.
  • Taro® 20 DP is particularly suited to high load factor operations in marine or stationary service and where heavy fuels with high asphaltene content (such as those containing visbroken residues) are used.
  • Medium speed trunk piston engines including latest designs in stationary power generation, especially in high load factor operations.
  • Medium speed trunk piston engines in marine service.
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