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New Oil Technology Needed to Prevent Super Knock

Today’s smaller, hotter-running engines pose significant challenges to lubricants. The latest is a phenomenon called low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI), also known as “super knock,” which can destroy pistons and connecting rods.

New Oil Technology Needed to Prevent Super Knock

A potentially catastrophic problem is surfacing in today’s engines. Here’s how we’re working to solve it.