neutralization number

neutralization number

[‚nü·trə·lə′zā·shən ‚nəm·bər]
(analytical chemistry)
Petroleum product test; it is the milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to neutralize the acid in 1 gram of oil; used as an indication of oil acidity.
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According to Steinbach (1967) and Weiss (1961), chemical reactions of non-vegetal oils can be expected only if the neutralization number is greater than 0.
The research did not specify what neutralization number characterized the examined specimens.
From the author's research on the influence of the addition oleic acid on crude oil and the neutralization number of its product, it can be stated that when the content of this acid significantly exceeds 10% of the volume, the lowest safety limit (0.