Lubricant Additives

Lubricant Additives

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Cost, environmental, and performance issues coupled with legislative changes, new engine oil requirements, and technology development for exploration of space and the oceans are changing the lubrication additive market. Reflecting how the need for new applications drives the development of new lubricant additives, Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications, Second Edition presents methods to: Improve the performance, efficiency, and stability of lubricants Protect metal surfaces from wear Select lubricant additives for the food processing industry Select the most appropriate ashless additives Avoid microbial degradation of lubricants Lower toxicity And describes: Standard lubricant testing methods and product specifications Mechanisms and benefits of specific types of lubricant additives Recent industry trends Up-to-Date Coverage of Lubricant Additive Chemistry and Technology Addressing new trends in various industrial sectors and improvements in technology, this second edition provides detailed reviews of additives used in lubricant formulations, their chemistry, mechanisms of action, and trends for major areas of application. It explores the design of cost-effective, environmentally friendly lubricant technologies and lubricants for automotive, industrial, manufacturing, aerospace, and food-processing applications. An extensive list of online industry resources is available for download at entrainment is another problem. This may lead to cavitation of the oil film in bearings and possible failure. The performance of hydraulically actuated unit injectors is also sensitive to the amount of entrained air. ... 94AdC. ASTM D-6082A is a variation of this test but measures foaming at 150AdC. Additional engine tests such as the Navistar HEUI have also been introduced for diesel oils since API CG -4.

Title:Lubricant Additives
Author:Leslie R. Rudnick
Publisher:CRC Press - 2009-04-20


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