Shell Rimula R1 40

Shell Rimula R3+ 40 (20L / 209L)

Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Oil

Shell Rimula R3 oils adapts to your driving needs to provide extra protection and keep pistons and other engine parts clean. It provides protection against wear for long engine life and protection against deposits for efficient engine performance.

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Performance, Features & Benefits

  • Equipment manufacturer acceptance
    Shell Rimula R3 monogrades are approved for use in a variety of engine applications by leading OEMs.
  • High standard of piston cleanliness
    The high thermal stability and oil oxidation resistance provide a high standard of piston cleanliness.
  • Low engine wear and long component life
    Overall engine cleanliness contributes to low engine wear, long component life, maintenance of power output, more operational stability and lower servicing costs.


Main Applications

  • Dedicated diesel engine oil performance
    Shell Rimula R3 monogrades have been formulated to provide robust engine performance in a variety of offhighway applications or older on-highway diesel vehicles.
  • Construction industry application
    Engine oil technology is sometimes specified for use in the transmission and hydraulic applications. Shell Rimula R3 monogrades offer premium performance and protection for these applications.
  • Stationary equipment
    Shell Rimula R3 monogrades are suitable for certain stationary equipment, such as pumps, that run continuously under steady state conditions.


Specifications, Approvals & Recommendations

  • MAN 270
  • MB-Approval 228.0
  • MTU Category 1
  • API CF
  • ACEA E2
  • For a full listing of equipment approvals and recommendations, please consult your local Shell Technical Helpdesk.

Compatibility & Miscibility

  • Shell Rimula R3 oils should not be used in Detroit Diesel two-stroke engines. An SAE 40 oil meeting the API CF-II Specification and having a sulphated ash content of less than 1% should be used.


Health, Safety & Environment

  • Health and Safety
    Shell Rimula R3+ is unlikely to present any significant health or safety hazard when properly used in the recommended application and good standards of personal hygiene are maintained.

    Avoid contact with skin. Use impervious gloves with used oil. After skin contact, wash immediately with soap and water.
  • Protect the Environment
    Take used oil to an authorised collection point. Do not discharge into drains, soil or water.


Additional Information

  • Advice
    Advice on applications not covered here may be obtained from your Shell representative.