The most common type of engine on the road today is the internal combustion engine. In these video clips, Afton explains the basic operation of the internal combustion engine and why it needs the right lubricant to run smoothly and safely.  
 

How a Combustion Engine Works

The combustion engine uses small, controlled detonations of fuel to produce the power that propels the vehicle.


Choosing The Right Lubricant

For smooth and efficient operation, all engine parts need to remain synchronized under different speed and load conditions. The clip below explains why the right motor oil is the key to making sure all engine parts work together properly. 


Evolving Engine Needs 

Today’s engine designs are continually evolving to meet the growing demand for fuel economy. New technology such as gasoline direct injection, turbocharging, engine downsizing, and more brings new challenges for engine oils. Watch the clip below to learn why it’s so critical to select a lubricant tailored to a specific engine. 



Choosing the correct engine oil is more important than ever. The best engine oil can help maintain a vehicle’s lifespan and keep it running smoothly and safely. 

To learn more about Afton’s engine oil solutions, contact an Afton representative

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