Solar Oil

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Solar Oil

 

(or gas oil), a petroleum fraction that has undergone purification with bases. Its approximate boiling range is 240°-400°C, and its viscosity is 5–9 centistokes at 50°C. The sulfur content of solar oil does not exceed 0.2 percent. Solar oil’s solidification point is less than -20°C, and its flash point in an open crucible is higher than 125°C.

Solar oil is used as a fuel for low-speed tractor, stationary, and marine diesel engines. In the tanning industry it is employed for the impregnation of hides. It is also used as a cooling or quenching fluid in the machining and the heat treatment of metals.

REFERENCES

Tovarnye nefteprodukty, ikh svoistva i primenenie: Spravochnik. Edited by N. G. Puchkov. Moscow, 1971.
Nefteprodukty: Spravochnik. Edited by B. V. Losikov. Moscow, 1966.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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