Afton to Present ‘Advanced Fluid Technology for Push Belt Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs)’ at 2013 TM Symposium China

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Mr. Jackie Zhou, OEM Technical Service Representative at Afton Chemical, will present new findings related to advanced transmission fluid formulation for a key transmission design in the Chinese automotive industry. The performance of this advanced CVT fluid, which is reviewed in the presentation, includes variator friction control, wear protection and extended durability.

Afton Chemical’s Jackie Zhou will present on the topic of Advanced Fluid Technology for Push Belt Continuously Variable Transmissions at the 5th TM Symposium China (TMC2013), on April 20th in Suzhou, China.

TM Symposium China is the largest Chinese market focused and cost effective event for new technology and strategy presentations, and opinion sharing in automotive transmission and driveline field. This year, the TM Symposium will focus on the topics relating to efficiency and cost effectiveness improvement for ICE, HEV and EV drivelines.

In his presentation, Mr. Zhou will discuss Afton’s new additive technology for CVT fluids that delivers anti-shudder durability exceeding top level factory fill ATFs, but without compromising overall steel on steel friction characteristics. The performance of this fluid reviewed in the presentation includes variator friction control, wear protection and durability.

For more information on this presentation, or to learn about Afton Chemical’s complete portfolio of driveline additive solutions, please visit

ABOUT SPEAKER: Mr. Zhou is an OEM ATF technical service representative at Afton Chemical. In his current role, Mr. Zhou supports all OEM ATF/CVTF/DCTF related activities in China including key OEM cooperation development projects and local technical services to OEMs. Mr. Zhou holds a master degree in chemistry and chemical engineering from Southeast University.

Afton Chemical Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU). Afton Chemical develops and manufactures petroleum additives that boost the performance of fuels and lubricating oils to achieve increased efficiency, power and durability in machinery, vehicles, and other equipment. From custom-formulated chemical blends to market-general additive components, Afton Chemical technology helps fuels burn cleaner and more efficiently, engines run smoother, and machines last longer. For more information on Afton Chemical and its product offerings, visit us at

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