Shell lubricants for construction equipment

Heavy-duty diesel engine oils

Heavy-duty diesel engine oils

High quality oil can help protect your equipment and maximise value. We have a whole range of protective products.

Learn more about Shell Rimula heavy-duty diesel engine oils

Axle and transmission oils

Axle and transmission oils, Shell Spirax

Axle and transmission oils

Discover how Shell oils protect axles and gears from wear to help reduce maintenance costs, extend vehicle life and maximise your return on investment.

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Greases

Grease oil applied in construction equipment

Greases

The longer your grease lasts, the longer your components last, and the less lubrication maintenance for your equipment. With a full product range of Shell Gadus greases, you can select the grease to best meet your needs.

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Hydraulic fluids

Hydraulic fluids, Shell Tellus, used in construction

Hydraulic fluids

Find out how Shell hydraulic fluids can maintain or even improve the efficiency of your hydraulic systems with the latest synthetic, ashless technology.

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Shell Coolant Longlife HD

Shell Coolant Longlife HD

Shell Coolant Longlife HD

Shell Coolant Longlife HD is a glycol based premium OAT (Organic Additive Technology) coolant concentrate. It delivers ultimate all-weather protection to heavy duty equipment engines for efficient working, gives extended replacement intervals and provides superior corrosion protection to cooling system.

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Let’s hear from our customers

Dilip Buildcon Ltd

Dilip Buildcon Ltd

Using Shell Rimula R4 15W-40 & Shell LubeAnalyst resulted in a 100% INCREASE IN OIL DRAIN INTERVAL for Dilip Buildcon Ltd.

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M/S Akshaya Associates

M/S Akshaya Associates

Using Shell Tellus 2HF 68 SS & Shell LubeAnalyst resulted in a 100% INCREASE IN OIL DRAIN INTERVAL for M/S Akshaya Associates.

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Road construction company

Road construction company

Switching to Shell Rimula R3 X 15W-40 resulted in extended oil-drain interval by 50% for a Road construction company's heavy-duty vehicles with reported annual savings of customer saving US$40,000.

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Hear Dilip Buildcon Talk about their Partnership with Shell

Title: Dilip Buildcon Construction customer case study

Duration: 3:17 minutes

Description:

A construction case study that was filmed in Indore, India, and features Shell’s customer Dilip Buildcon using pre Covid-19 footage.

Dilip Buildcon Construction customer case study Transcript

[Background music plays]

Bright and uplifting music

[Animated sequence]

Video footage from different angles of the Dilip Builcon workshop with workers in the background.

Video footage zooming into Dilip Buildcon in-situ in workshop and construction equipment.

[Text displays]

Indore, India

[Title of speaker]

Gaurav Tiwari

General Manager - Mechanical

Dilip Buildcon Ltd

Gaurav Tiwari

Dilip Buildcon is mainly a road construction company. We are also very keenly focussing on the other infrastructure segments, dams, metro projects.

[Visuals]

Front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari

Gaurav Tiwari   

In the infrastructure discipline, we are mainly focussing towards

[Visuals]

Visual transition to drone footage of road building and equipment working.

Gaurav Tiwari

high technological projects. So gradually, we are diversifying our various infrastructure segments

[Visuals]

Visual transition to drone footage of cars / fleet moving on a highway bridge with water underneath and greenery in the background.

Gaurav Tiwari

to maintain the 11,000 plus equipment fleet.

[Visuals]

Workers melding.

Gaurav Tiwari

The main key strength is that the

[Visuals]

Front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari.


Gaurav Tiwari

fast execution, quick decision making and using our own equipment fleet, and getting the best output with the machines.

[Text displays]

Dilip Buildcon conducted field trials of high performance grease, Shell Gadus S3 V 460 D2, for their excavators’ pin-bushes that were used in construction operation.

[Text displays]

With the Shell team, the company identified opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce Total Cost of Ownership of its equipment.

[Visuals]

Gaurav Tiwari in workshop.

Gaurav Tiwari

Mainly the intention behind the trial is to save on the maintenance cost of the equipment.

[Visuals]

Front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari.

Gaurav Tiwari

How we can save on the downtime of the equipment

[Visuals]

Zoom into barrel of Shell Gadus. Visual transition to Volvo excavator working on a construction site.

to save on the cost of the lubrication? And also in the cost of the maintenance, in terms of the pins and bushes etc.

[Visuals]

Speaker, Gaurav Tiwari, in discussion with colleagues in workshop with equipment in the background.

Gaurav Tiwari

No doubt using the Shell Gadus grease,

[Visuals]

Close-up of tank truck with the camera panning upwards.

Gaurav Tiwari

we will save almost 65 to 75% of grease as per volume wise

[Visuals]

Front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari.


Gaurav Tiwari

and cost wise we are expecting that

we can save

[Visuals]

Equipment part in transit with cuts to Dilip Buildcon in-situ on machinery and cuts to the front facing camera of speaker, Gaurav Tiwari

Gaurav Tiwari

about 25 to 30%. We will be further using the product in all of our sites, in various types of equipment.

We expect it will bring even bigger savings to us. One of their experts frequently visited our sites. Whether it is about the greases, engine oils, hydraulic oils, gear oils, anything.

[Visuals]

Close-up of vehicle movement, melding of equipment, and pan shot of the warehouse.

[Text displays]

Reduce maintenance costs

Gaurav Tiwari

The quality of lubrication is good. Not only will we get the operational excellence, we will be saving huge in terms of the maintenance cost.

[Visuals]

Workers working on equipment parts in the workshop with cuts to the front facing camera of speaker, Gaurav Tiwari, and the speaker talking amongst colleagues

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Reduce carbon footprint

Gaurav Tiwari

We are reducing the carbon footprint, so it will help us in saving the environment also.

We are willing to work with, globally, one of the topmost brands and no doubt Shell is one of them.

Shell also believes in the same kind of principle as we do, giving the best solution to their customer.

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Workers attending an eye check-up camp, with one worker reviewing the eye test.

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Conducted safety and eye check-up workshops onsite

Gaurav Tiwari

In this industry, the safety comes first and in Dilip Buildcon also it is our prime motto.

And Shell is helping us a lot in ensuring the manpower and equipment safety, by continuously conducting the eye check-up camps.

[Visuals]

Visual transition to glasses then front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari.

Gaurav Tiwari

Now it is almost a decade passed working with Shell Lubricants. Gradually, it has been converted

into the technological partner relationship.

[Visuals]

Video of colourful flags and flowers in Indore, people walking on the road outside Dilip Buildcon’s workshop with trucks parked on the street and Dilip Buildcon’s workshop and workers attending to equipment parts.

Gaurav Tiwari

Like working together for increasing the oil drain intervals which helped us a lot in increasing the engine life also.

[Text displays]

Increased engine lifecycle

Gaurav Tiwari

Everybody should be focussed in the saving of the lifecycle costs of the equipment.

[Visuals]

Video of workers in the workshop attending to equipment parts then front facing camera on speaker, Gaurav Tiwari. Then, video of a worker in the warehouse.

Gaurav Tiwari

If we are using such kind of the innovative product, we will be not only saving in the direct lubrication cost, we will be saving in the maintenance cost, in the fuel economy,

[Visuals]

Video pan of the warehouse and speaker, Gaurav Tiwari, walking in the warehouse.

Gaurav Tiwari

and we will be saving in the downtime of the equipment.

Using the innovative and quality product like Shell Gadus, we can extend the equipment standard life.

[Visuals]

Visual transition to speaker, Gaurav Tiwari, in workshop then to front facing camera

Gaurav Tiwari

Shell has helped us not only saving on the cost of the lubricant, but also the total cost of the equipment maintenance.

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The information contained in this video has been provided by Dilip Buildcon Limited.

For further details about the data shared in this video, please use the contact form on the Shell website.

[Text displays]

This film uses pre Covid-19 footage

Care for your colleagues

Respect social distancing

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