Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Leslie R. Rudnick

CRC Press
Published June 14, 2017
Reference - 708 Pages - 400 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498731720 - CAT# K26208
Series: Chemical Industries


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This indispensable book describes lubricant additives, their synthesis, chemistry, and mode of action. All important areas of application are covered, detailing which lubricants are needed for a particular application. Laboratory and field performance data for each application is provided and the design of cost-effective, environmentally friendly technologies is fully explored. This edition includes new chapters on chlorohydrocarbons, foaming chemistry and physics, antifoams for nonaqueous lubricants, hydrogenated styrene–diene viscosity modifiers, alkylated aromatics, and the impact of REACh and GHS on the lubricant industry.

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