flushing oil

flushing oil

[′fləsh·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A solvent oil designed to remove used lubricating oil, decomposition products, and accumulated dirt from lubrication passages, crankcase surfaces, and lubricated moving parts of automotive engines.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Food grade lubricants do have a significantly higher initial acquisition cost over non food grade lubricants and converting a plant requires additional investment because flushing oils will be required.