Product Description & Main Application : 
Samic Maxima Gold SAE 10W-40 API CI-4 is high performance diesel engine oil formulated with highly refined base stocks and advanced technology additives to provide reliable performance in the latest emission designs, including those with EGR systems, as well as satisfying the needs of older engines. It may be used in naturally aspirated and turbocharged diesel and petrol engines, providing excellent protection even under the most strenuous conditions.
Performance & Customer Benefits
• Outstanding oxidation & thermal stability reduces sludge deposits and keeps the engine cleaner.
• Excellent engine protection by providing outstanding protection against wear.
• Improved fuel economy.
• Excellent dispersancy provides outstanding soot control in Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems.
• Extended TBN reserves provide improved acid neutralization and corrosion protection, which helps in extending oil drain intervals.

Product Description & Specifications


Specifications & Recommendations

Samic Optima Gold SAE 15W-40 CI-4/SL meets or exceeds following International and Builder specifications:

  • API CI-4, CH-4, CG-4, CF-4, CF, SL, SJ • Detroit Diesel 93K215
  • ACEA E7/A3/B4 • CUMMINS CES 20076/7/20078
  • CAT ECF-1a, ECF-2 • Deutz DQC –III-05
  • MTU OIL Category 2 • Global DHD-1
  • MAN M3275/MACK EO-M PLUS • MB 228.3/MB 229.1


Samic Optima Gold SAE 15W-40 CI-4/SL has the following builder approvals:

  • Renault VI RLD-2


Typical Physical Characteristics Samic Optima Gold SAE Test Method Units 15W-40
Density @ 15 0C ASTM D 4052 gm/cc 0.884
Viscosity @ 100 0C ASTM D 445 cSt 15.4
Viscosity @ 40 0C ASTM D 445 cSt 120
Viscosity Index ASTM D 2270 134
Pour Point ASTM D 97 °C -33
Flash Point (COC) ASTM D 92 °C 230
Total Base Number ASTM D 2896 mg KOH/g 12.0
Sulfated Ash ASTM D 874 % wt 1.2
CCS Viscosity ASTM D 5293 cP 6000 @ -20 °C


MSDS & Data Sheets

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MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet Download