polyolefin

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polyolefin

[¦päl·ē′ōl·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
A resinous material made by the polymerization of olefins, such as polyethylene from ethylene, polypropylene from propylene, or polybutene from butylene.
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Petron Rev-X Turbo HTP is a fully synthetic 5W-40 Polyalphaolefin base engine oil, highly recommended for naturally aspirated and turbo-charged or supercharged high-performance heavy-duty diesel engines.
Many types of lubricants were investigated as candidates for this, study including mineral oil (MO), alkylbenzene (AB), polyalphaolefin (PAO), polyolester (POE), polyalkylene glycol (PAG), and polyvinyl ether (PVE).
Cetus PAO oils are designed to meet the requirements of modern higher output, more efficient air compressors and are formulated with polyalphaolefin (PAO) base fluids.
Equistar Chemicals has obtained a patent for an adhesive composition comprised of (a) 2% to 30% weight of a modified polyolefin comprised of a polymer grafted with carboxylic acids, carboxylic acid anhydrides or derivatives thereof, the polymer being selected from a group consisting of (i) ethylene homopolymers, (ii) copolymers of ethylene with propylene, 1-butene, 4-methyl 1-pentene, 1-hexene, or 1-octene, (iii) propylene homopolymers, (iv) copolymers of propylene with ethylene or C4-C10-olefins, and (v) mixtures of (i)-(iv); (b) 0.02% to 0.3% weight of a polyalphaolefin polymer; and 65% to 98% weight of an olefin polymer base resin.
The fully synthetic compressor oils are formulated from polyalphaolefin (PAO) base oils.
1 December 2011 - Finnish oil refiner Neste Oil Oyj (HEL:NES1V) announced today that the respective competition authorities gave the green light to the sale of its Belgian polyalphaolefin (PAO) production unit to the local subsidiary of US petrochemicals company Chevron Phillips.
Both Aeroshell 15W50 and Exxon Elite are blended synthetics, consisting of a mixture of mineral oil and polyalphaolefin. PAO basestock was developed during and after World War II as a means of improving mineral oil performance in the turbocharged radials of the day.
Studies have shown that the effective selection of synthetic energy efficient lubricants, such as those based on polyalphaolefin (PAO), polyalkylene glycol (PAG) and esters (POE), can help to reduce the power consumption of any plant and subsequently cut energy costs.
Now offered is a Polyalphaolefin (PAO)-compatible version of the Kodiak recirculating chiller range.
With the advent of synthetics such as polyglycol (PAG)- and polyalphaolefin (PAO)-based products and their additive technology that can be customized for applications and environments, the challenge to find the right lubricant for the job has been simplified.
Lytron is offering a Polyalphaolefin (PAO) compatible version of its range of Kodiak recirculating chillers.
The military currently uses a product that is a lithium complex thickened polyalphaolefin (PAO).