Antioxidants

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SI Enters Manufacturing Agreement in China

March 1, 2024

SI Group has entered a long-term agreement to have some of its chemical products manufactured by Dingjide Petrochemical ...

Perstorp Opens Penta Plant in India

Perstorp Opens Penta Plant in India

February 23, 2024

Perstorp inaugurated a pentaerythritol production plant in western India on Feb. 20, saying it will meet growing regiona ...

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

October 3, 2022

Today’s engine oils must meet increasingly stringent performance standards. Fortunately, a new additive may help to en ...

SI Adds Antioxidant Capacity in India

SI Adds Antioxidant Capacity in India

September 30, 2022

Additives manufacturer SI Group is expanding production capacity at its Rasal, India, factory for antioxidants used in l ...

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Lanxess Unveils Antioxidant Expansion

October 15, 2021

Lanxess said this week that it will expand its output of aminic antioxidants for lubricants at a chemical factory in Tai ...

Chemical Supplier Buying Control of Kangtai

Chemical Supplier Buying Control of Kangtai

December 25, 2020

Rianlon Corp., a Tianjin, China-based chemical company, will buy over 90% of the shares in Kangtai Lubricant Additives C ...

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BASF Expands Antioxidants Capacity

January 23, 2019

BASF increased lubricant antioxidant capacity at its Puebla, Mexico, site to keep up with growing demand for additives t ...

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

January 18, 2019

Feiya Chemical Co. has opened a factory in Chinas Jiangsu province to produce lubricant antioxidants on behalf of BASF. ...

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Antioxidants Enjoy U.S. Growth

November 28, 2018

Demand for lubricant antioxidants in the United States is expected to grow 1.5 percent per year to 194.9 million pounds ...

Songwon Enters Lube Antioxidant Market

Songwon Enters Lube Antioxidant Market

May 24, 2016

South Korean specialty chemicals manufacturer Songwon Industrial Co. is expanding its product range of phenolic antioxid ...

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Jiangsu Sinorgchem Buys Antioxidant Plants

May 11, 2016

As part of a three-way deal that also involved Singapore chemicals supplier DyStar, Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co. ag ...

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Antioxidants Signal Lubricant Health

April 17, 2015

Many lubricants depend on antioxidants to protect the base oil against severe oxidation and degradation. A method called ...

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The Contributions of Additives

December 30, 2014

Formulators use a wide range of chemicals to perform the long list of jobs assigned to lubricant additives. Todays engin ...

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Chemtura Expands Antioxidant Output

October 22, 2014

Chemtura announced it will undertake expansions of its antioxidant capacity at chemical plants in Canada, Italy and Taiw ...

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Small, Hot and Stressed

May 27, 2014

Gasoline direct-injection engines, many with turbochargers, will be in over half of new cars by 2020. Are formulators fa ...

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Who Are the Additive Winners (and Losers)?

May 22, 2014

A new study sees antioxidants, friction modifiers and PPD racing ahead in this $10 billion market, as antiwear agents an ...

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Building Blocks for Lubes

May 22, 2014

While some lubricants need only a single component, such as a rust inhibitor, engine oils demand a complex mix of chemis ...