lubricating oil


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lubricating oil

[′lü·brə‚kād·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Selected fractions of refined petroleum or other oils (with or without additives) used to lessen friction between moving surfaces. Also known as lube oil.
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128 g aero lubricating oil was added into a device (500 mL volume, 32 MPa, 450[degrees]C, 1100r/min, and 2kW, SongLing Co.
The company says it guarantees to recycle used motor and lubricating oils it collects in the province to prevent them from being burned in facilities and polluting the air.
* Chevron FM Synthetic Lubricating Oil Aerosol: A synthetic food-grade lubricating oil recommended where oil with excellent low-temperature fluidity performance is required.
Predictive maintenance is widely used in factory operations, and its techniques include: * vibration monitoring of rotation or mechanical equipment; * thermography, including infrared temperature monitoring and thermal imaging, to determine hot spots, heat loss, buildup or transfer, and loose electrical connections; * tribology, including lubricating oil analysis, wear particle analysis and other techniques to determine lubricating oil condition, generally on mechanical equipment.
Aljomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Limited (JOSLOC) announced a strategic partnership with Bakhashab Brothers Holding Company, dealer of ISUZU trucks in the western and eastern regions and the largest distributor of ISUZU trucks in Saudi Arabia.
The company has specified that its requirements will include industrial fuel oil, industrial diesel oil and engine lubricating oil to be delivered to various power plants.
Riyadh Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Company (Luberef) has awarded a contract to design the expansion of its Yanbu refinery to Jacobs Engineering Group.
Brownell has introduced a new self-reactivating dry air breather to prevent contamination of gearbox lubricating oil by water and condensation.
For the MKI9, use corrosion preventive compound (MIL-PRF-16173 grade 3), NSN 8030-00-244-1293, cut 50 percent with mineral oil: or use general purpose lubricating oil (MIL-PRF-3150), NSN 9150-00-231-2356; or general purpose lubricating oil (MIL-PRF-32033), NSN 9150-00-231-9062, if it's used with vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI).
In the July 20 Energy & Fuels, Miller's group describes a method for breaking down polyethylene to make wax with the right molecular properties for conversion into lubricating oil. First, the plastic is melted in a pot, and then it's pumped into a furnace.
Tri-Met of Portland, Ore., has decided to switch its fleet of 670 buses to re-refined lubricating oil after a year-long test.
Chevron Lubricating Oil FM ISO 100 is formulated with antiwear, rust and both foam and oxidation inhibitor additives.