Low-Ash Additive benefits stationary gas engine oils.

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Lubrizol® 6885A offers deposit control and thermal oxidative stability with minimal oxidation and nitration. It provides corrosion resistance and protects against cylinder and piston scuffing and valve seat wear, helping to extend engine life. Product offers universal applicability in Group I and II oils. Treat rate is 9.37% by weight.



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New Low-Ash Additive Technology from Lubrizol Benefits Stationary Gas Engine Oils



CLEVELAND, OH, May 20, 2005 - New low-ash additive technology from Lubrizol improves corrosion resistance, wear protection and maintenance intervals for stationary 4-stroke gas engines such as those used for power generation.

Lubrizol® 6885A, field tested on various natural gas and cogeneration engines, offers improved deposit control and cleanliness, minimal oxidation and nitration, thermal oxidative stability and oil life. Enhanced corrosion resistance and wear protection against cylinder and piston scuffing and valve seat wear, also contribute to extended engine life and lower maintenance costs.

The new technology of Lubrizol® 6885A has universal applicability in Group I and II oils and has proven performance in a number of Waukesha and Caterpillar engines in the gas compression and co-generation applications. Treat rate is 9.37 percent by weight.

The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology; performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives; and additives for the food and beverage industry. Lubrizol's industry-leading positions in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers' products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Headquartered in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 21 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has more than 7,700 employees worldwide. In June 2004, Lubrizol acquired Noveon International, Inc. With Noveon, Lubrizol generated pro forma revenues of $3.7 billion in 2004 and $3.2 billion in 2003. For more information, visit www.lubrizol.com.

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