GTD Magnatec
Diesel protection from the moment you turn the key


New Castrol GTD Magnatec 5W-40 is a unique formulation designed specifically for modern diesel engines and meeting the very latest diesel specifications. It is recommended for modern engines, including direct injection diesel engines.


Features / Benefits

Provides continuous engine protection, keeping modern diesel engines working efficiently for longer
Contains specially formulated molecules, which provide faster oil flow. This means that new GTD Magnatec 5W-40 gets to the moving parts of the engine quickly, maximising protection during the first few vital minutes


Specifications / Performance


MB 229.31
VW 505 00



All packages should be stored under cover. Where outside storage is unavoidable drums should be laid horizontally to avoid the possible ingress of water and the obliteration of drum markings. Products should not be stored above 60C, exposed to hot sun or freezing conditions.


Health, Safety and Environment

Health, safety and environmental information is provided for this product in the Materials Safety Data Sheet. This gives details of potential hazards, precautions and First Aid measures, together with environmental effects and disposal of used products.
Castrol (UK) Ltd. or its subsidiaries will not accept liability if the product is used other than in the manner or with the precautions or for the purpose/s specified. Before the product is used other than as directed, advice should be obtained from the local Castrol office.


Typical Characteristics

Test MethodsUnitsValue:

SAE 5W-40

Density @ 15C, RelativeASTM D40520.8515
AppearanceVisualamber with slight haze
Viscosity, Kinematic 100CASTM D445mm/s13.2
Viscosity, Kinematic 40CASTM D445mm/s79
Viscosity IndexASTM D2270165
Viscosity, CCS -30C (5W)ASTM D5293cP6100
Ash, SulphatedASTM D874% wt0.7
Total Base Number, TBNASTM D2896mg KOH/g7.7
Pour PointASTM D97C-48


The above figures are typical of those obtained with normal production tolerance and do not constitute a specification.

This Data sheet and information it contains is considered to be accurate at the date of printing. No warranty or representation, expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy or completeness of the data and information contained in this publication.
It is the User's obligation to evaluate and use products safely and within the scope advised in the data sheet and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. No statement made in this publication shall be construed as a permission, recommendation or authorisation given or implied to practice any patented invention without a valid licence.

The Seller shall not be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from any hazards or risks identified in the data sheet and which are associated with petroleum products concerned (provided that this disclaimer shall not affect any statutory rights of the Buyer of the petroleum products concerned).

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Date Created: 16/03/2004 16:26:58 Last Modified:04/12/2006