Chevron Introduces New Delo® Grease ESI


April 5, 2011

New Product Delivers Optimum Equipment Protection and ROI with Service Intervals of 30,000 Miles and Beyond

SAN RAMON, CALIF., March 31, 2011 – Chevron Lubricants, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, today introduced the latest member of its product family, Delo Grease ESI. This extended service interval (ESI) grease is engineered to reduce friction and wear and is designed for a wide variety of on-road and off-road equipment applications. With the ability to extend service intervals up to and beyond 30,000 miles*, the new grease delivers optimum protection while minimizing downtime.

Delo Grease ESI is ideal for Class 6-8 trucks, protecting equipment in a diverse range of applications, including wheel bearing, chassis, steering drag links, kingpins, shackle pins, transmission cross shaft spring pins, brake cam shafts, and fifth wheel faceplates and pivots operating under high and low temperature conditions.

“Time spent in the shop on maintenance is lost income,” said Len Badal, Commercial Sector Manager, Chevron Lubricants. “The extended service interval capabilities of Delo Grease ESI, matched with other Delo products like our Extended Life Coolant, Gear Lubricant ESI, Trans Fluid ESI and Delo 400 LE 15W-40 allows our customers to safely protect their equipment while maximizing uptime and profitability.”

Delo Grease ESI is formulated with highly refined base stocks, a lithium complex thickener, rust and oxidation inhibitors and extreme pressure and tackiness additives. The new grease works well in automatic centralized greasing systems and in wheel bearings operating near the high temperatures of disc brakes.

Key benefits of Delo Grease ESI include:

  • Extended Service Protection to 30,000+ miles*
  • Extreme pressure high load carrying capacity
  • Excellent corrosion and wear protection
  • Excellent resistance to water washout
  • Excellent high temperature stability
  • Good low temperature pump ability and torque

Based on industry standard testing, Delo Grease ESI outperformed competitive products for Bearing Water Washout (ASTM D1264), Load Wear Index (ASTM D2596), Low Temperature Torque (ASTM D4693) and Automotive Wheel Bearing Life (ASTM D3527).


Delo Grease ESI will be available across North American late in the second quarter of 2011.  Please contact Chevron or your local lubricant marketer for more information on availability and package styles.

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* Service intervals of 30,000 or more miles are recommended for customers who maintain equipment in accordance with OEM requirements for their specific geographic area and operating environment.

Extended Service Protection – Chevron’s Delo Product Family:

Chevron’s Delo product family includes engine oils, premium lubricants and extended life coolants that provide premium performance and bottom-line value for diesel powered vehicles that may demand extended drain capabilities of the engine oil.

Delo® Grease ESI is covered under the Delo Warranty Plus program, which provides bumper-to-bumper protection against lubricant and coolant related failures as described in the Delo warranty.

The line of Delo products includes Delo® Heavy Duty Motor Oil, Delo® Extended Life Coolant, Delo® Extended Life Coolant/Antifreeze – Nitrite Free, Delo® Greases EP, Delo® Heavy Duty EP, Delo® Synthetic Grease SF, Delo Synthetic Transmission Fluid SAE 50, Delo® Gear Lubricants ESI® and Chevron Delo® Synthetic Gear Lubricant.

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About Chevron Products Company
Chevron Products Company is a division of a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) headquartered in San Ramon, CA.

A full line of lubrication and coolant products are marketed through this organization under the Chevron, Texaco and Caltex brand names. Select brands include Havoline®, Delo®, Ursa® and Texaco Xpress Lube®. Chevron Intellectual Property, LLC owns patented technology in advanced lubricants products, new generation base oil technology and coolants.

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