Phillips 66® PowerDrive Fluid 6000 is a high-performance lubricant specially designed for use in the final drives and axles of Caterpillar off-highway equipment. It is formulated with advanced additive technology to provide improved gear and bearing life in final drives and axles. It meets the performance requirements of the Caterpillar FD-1 specification for Final Drive and Axle Oil (FDAO).

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Features & Benefits

  • Improved bearing life and gear life compared with TO-4 fluids
  • Excellent oxidation resistance and thermal stability for long fluid life
  • Protects against pitting, scuffing and wear
  • Protects against rust and copper corrosion
  • Compatible with a wide variety of seals
  • Good foam resistance


  • PowerDrive Fluid 6000 is recommended for use in certain highly loaded Caterpillar final drives and axles that do not contain friction materials. It is not recommended for use in engines, transmissions or hydraulic systems, and should not be used in compartments with friction materials unless Caterpillar FDAO or FD-1 quality oil is specified.

Technical Details

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  • Licenses & Approvals

    PowerDrive Fluid 6000 meets or exceeds the requirements of: #Caterpillar FD-1

    Note: Follow Caterpillar recommendations for preferred viscosity grade and ambient temperature ranges. At very low ambient temperatures, warm-up is required prior to equipment operation.

    Additional Details

    SAE Grade 60
    Specific Gravity @ 60°F 0.897
    Density, lbs/gal @ 60°F 7.47
    Color, ASTM D1500 5
    Flash Point (COC), °C (°F) 190 (374)
    Pour Point, °C (°F) -18 (0)
    Viscosity, Kinematic
    cSt @ 40°C 344
    cSt @ 100°C 25.8
    Viscosity Index 98
    High-Temp/High-Shear Viscosity, cP @ 150°C 6.6
    Copper Corrosion, ASTM D130 1a
    Sulfated Ash, ASTM D874, wt % 0.126
    Total Base Number (TBN), ASTM D2896 3.2
    Zinc, wt % Nil
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