Lubricant Q&A

Why using a lubricant?
30.10.2014

Why using a lubricant?

Lubricants are generally used to reduce friction and transfer heat. They are essential to the proper functioning of any system requiring lubrication. Additives antioxidants in Yacco lubes also...
What is the viscosity of a lubricant?
30.10.2014

What is the viscosity of a lubricant?

The viscosity of a Yacco lubricant represents its resistance to flow. High viscosity forms a thick layer that separates moving parts and thus increases the protection of mechanical parts. Lower...
Can lubricants be mixed between them?
30.10.2014

Can lubricants be mixed between them?

In theory yes, but all lubricants are not miscible or compatible with each other and all lubricants have their own formulation. The mixture of two products can therefore degrade performance and...
What are the characteristics of Yacco lubes?
03.11.2014

What are the characteristics of Yacco lubes?

Through a wide range of specific lubricants, Yacco lubes offer many benefits. Yacco lubes thus increase engine’s longevity and deliver better powertrain performance. Yacco lubes also have the...
Do standards always guarantee performance?
03.11.2014

Do standards always guarantee performance?

You will be able to find the standards of each Yacco product on the labels of our products. ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association) performances as well as approvals from the...
How to choose the right lube quality?
03.11.2014

How to choose the right lube quality?

To choose the right Yacco lube, we advise you to follow the recommendations of your equipment manufacturer. You may also visit the "UPKEEPING MY VEHICLE" section on yacco.com website for...
Can inadequate lubricants damage bearings?
03.11.2014

Can inadequate lubricants damage bearings?

Yacco advises you to follow the recommendations of you equipment manufacturer to ensure good performance and operational life of your bearings. It is essential to select the appropriate...
Why should vehicles be drained?
03.11.2014

Why should vehicles be drained?

Each lubricant - including Yacco lubes – has a limited life cycle, defined by its formulation. The life cycle of Yacco lubricants varies depending on operating conditions. The standards...
Can engine lube be put in gearboxes?
03.11.2014

Can engine lube be put in gearboxes?

YES and NO. There is a Yacco lubricant for each application. A large majority of vehicles require specific lubricant for their transmission systems such as the gearboxes or the beam axles. In...