Lube that Lasts

John Baxter | January 04, 2011

Using synthetics are even more cost-effective if reduced disposal costs and downtime apply to your operation.

Standard Mineral Oil

$17/gallon x 11 gallons

x 8 changes = $1,496

 $24 filter

x 8 changes = $192

 Labor per change

$44 x 8 = $352

ANNUAL COST $2,040


Premium Synthetic Oil

$34/gallon x 11 gallons

x 3 changes = $1,122

$24 filter

x 6 changes = $144

Labor per oil and

filter change $44 x 3 = $132

Labor per filter

change $20 x 3 = $60

ANNUAL COST $1,458


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