oil dilution

oil dilution

The process of adding fuel to the engine oil just before engine shutdown to reduce its viscosity. This facilitates starting the reciprocating engines in cold weather. After the engine has started up, the fuel evaporates and the oil lubricates the engine normally. Oil dilution does not harm the engine. Oil dilution also minimizes the accumulation of sludge deposit within the engine.
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High amounts of ethanol can cause higher corrosion rates and more oil dilution than other fuels.
Fifty microliter aliquots of each oil dilution were added to the wells of 96-well plates in a vertical orientation, and 10 [micro]l aliquots of each ketoconazole dilution were added in a horizontal orientation so that the plate contained various concentration combinations of the two compounds.
Unlike systems utilizing engine post-injection, the Atomizer does not contribute to engine oil dilution and thus has no detrimental effect on engine durability.
Validation tests have proven the vaporizer's effectiveness in carrying out frequent regenerations, without oil dilution and with lower fuel consumption.
According to the company, validation tests have proven the vaporizer's effectiveness in carrying out frequent regenerations, without oil dilution and with lower fuel consumption.
This greatly reduces potential oil dilution, important with using biodiesel.
Other benefits include: - Reduced knocking through adapted charge motion - Cold start optimal - Enhanced spray penetration - Reduced oil dilution - Support of lean combustion concepts - Reduced charge motion variability - Flex-fuel capable - SULEV capable
Unlike systems utilizing engine post- injection, the Atomizer does not contribute to engine oil dilution and thus has no detrimental effect on engine durability.
Walker's presentation C and its disconcerting assessment C is based upon an extensive research study by Freudenberg-NOK to study how biodiesel engine oil dilutions impact common sealing elastomers.