petroleum sulfonates

petroleum sulfonates

[pə′trō·lē·əm ′səl·fə‚nāts]
(materials)
Sulfonated petroleum products made as by-products of SO3 treatment of white oil or lube-stock; used as lube-oil additives, textile-processing emulsifiers, and rust preventives.
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They utilize a wide range of flotation chemistries, including fatty acids, alkyl hydroxamates, petroleum sulfonates and phosphate esters, which allow for a tailor-made solution for individual plants.
manufactures and markets highly refined products and specialty solvents including white mineral oils, petrolatums, natural petroleum sulfonates, cable-filling compounds, refrigeration oils, food-grade compressor lubricants and gelled products.
Among its offerings, the plant has been supplying natural petroleum sulfonates used as emulsifiers in metal-working fluids, industrial lubricants, mining chemicals and other applications.
Since 1972, Lockhart has been manufacturing and marketing a full line of additive packages, emulsifier packages and coating intermediates in addition to basic components such as oxidates and petroleum sulfonates.

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