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engine sludge

[′en·jən ‚sləj]
(engineering)
The insoluble products of degradation of lubricating oils and fuels formed during the operation of an internal combustion engine.
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Tenders are invited for Acceptance for the processing and utilization of oil sludge washing of rolling stock and equipment
The experiment was carried out to investigate the effect of adding palm oil sludge in cattle diets on methane and volatile fatty acid production as well as on the microbial population of the manure when digested anaerobically.
We've not heard much about the Keystone Pipeline lately, but if politicians want a pipeline, why not build one that ships water instead of Canadian oil sludge.
Evidence showed that the companies knew that their ship had not unloaded any oil sludge at port since September 2014 and that it often did not use its oil-water separator.
They discuss microbial bioremediation, such as microbe-associated phytoremediation technology for the management of oil sludge, the use of microorganisms and Trichoderma spp.
2 showed the spectra derived from palm oil sludge after in situ transesterification with reaction conditions at 70[degrees]C, 12v/v% H2SO4 and 120 minutes.
Is it safe to add a few capfuls of denatured alcohol to the crankcase of my two older vehicles to remove oil sludge before I change the oil?
Perhaps it is to get rid of extra oil sludge that they can't sell or reuse or recycle," he said.
About 300 fishermen from Cavite have complained of oil sludge affecting their catches, while residents were suffering respiratory problems from the foul smell, according to the regional civil defence office.
In the Energy and Environment Department of RIPI, the projects include removing oil sludge from soil in Sirri, construction of a green island in Sirri and installing systems to control industrial wastes.