SPC MERLION 3000 is a API CD oil formulated for trunk piston diesel engines using residual fuel and requiring high alkaline crankcase oils of TBN 30.


SPC MERLION 3000 meets the following performance requirements:

•     MAN B&W Diesel
•     SEMT Pielstick
•     Sulzer
•     Wartsila


SPC MERLION 3000 provides the following benefits:

•    Keeps pistons and piston ring grooves against lacquer, varnish and carbon deposits.
•    Resists the formation of sludge in the oil.
•    Exhibits good antiwear properties to prevent premature engine failure.
•    Imparts good anticorrosion properties.
•    Exhibits good antifoam properties.
•    Provides good demulsibility properties.
•    Imparts good detergency and dispersancy properties.


SPC MERLION 3000 is recommended for trunk piston diesel engines using medium to high sulphur fuel in ocean-going marine vessels, supply boats, tug boats, trawlers and oil rigs.

It is also recommended for on shore stationary diesel engines operating on high sulphur diesel fuel.


SAE Grade 30 40
Viscosity, Kinematic
at 40 deg C, cSt 103.7 164.0
at 100 deg C, cSt 11.9 16.0
Viscosity Index 104 98
Specific Gravity, 15/15 deg C 0.904 0.911
Flash Point, deg C 230 240
Pour Point, deg C -15 -15
TBN, mgKOH/g 30.4 30.0