Hundreds of lubricant additives are available industry-wide to improve base stock properties and protect metal surfaces; however, the wrong combination of these commodities can result in substandard performance. Surface Activity of Petroleum Derived Lubricants explains how surface activity is affected by several factors: the interfacial properties

chapter 1|34 pages

Conventional Refining of Crude Oils

chapter 2|28 pages

Nonconventional Processing of Base Stocks

chapter 3|26 pages

Low-Temperature Fluidity of Base Stocks

chapter 4|30 pages

Oxidation Stabilities of Base Stocks

chapter 5|48 pages

9 Foaming

chapter 6|34 pages

6Chapter Lubricant Formulation

chapter 9|32 pages

9Chapter Surface Activity of Engine Oils

chapter 10|22 pages

Additive Interactions

chapter 11|26 pages

Scope and Limits of Lubricant Testing

chapter 12|14 pages

Lubricant Storage