Zinc Dialkyl Dithiophosphate (ZDDP)

ZDDP Lives On
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ZDDP Lives On

Lubes'n'Greases - October 1, 2020

Emissions regulations threatened to steal engine oil formulators’ main weapon against wear. How has its use persisted?

Tailoring Lubes for Electric Mobility

Tailoring Lubes for Electric Mobility

PEV - October 1, 2020

There are a number of potential avenues of development and challenges for electric vehicle lubricant formulators, but wh ...

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Predicting the Future of Additive Package Components

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 20, 2019

Additive companies play a key role in the drive for improved fuel economy and emissions targets, which are in turn deter ...

Downsizing Additives

Downsizing Additives

Lubes'n'Greases - February 19, 2019

Ongoing research examines how tiny polymer beads can produce big performance benefits throughout a lubricants service li ...

Finding Alternatives to ZDDP

Finding Alternatives to ZDDP

Lubes'n'Greases - October 23, 2018

Tightening phosphorus limits are putting the squeeze on the tried and true antiwear additive. Could ionic liquids help f ...

Afton Opens Singapore Plant

Afton Opens Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - May 24, 2016

Afton Chemical opened a lubricant additives factory in Singapore last week, joining the ongoing march of lubricant and a ...

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Afton to Expand Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 25, 2015

Afton Chemical Corp. announced last week that it will expand its new lubricant additives plant in Singapore, increasing ...

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Standing Up Against Soot

Lube Report Asia - August 19, 2014

Automakers and lubricant formulators alike recognize that soot is a bad actor, promoting engine wear and untimely engine ...

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Afton Breaks Ground in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2014

Afton Chemical began construction last week of a lubricant additive plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, The facility is s ...

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Inside the Additive Toolkit

Lubes'n'Greases - May 10, 2014

Theyre about 20 percent of whats in engine oils, and 15 percent or less of industrial lubes. What do additives do - and ...

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The Best Thing, Going?

Lubes'n'Greases - April 25, 2014

Automakers are satisfied that low-phosphorus engine oils deliver the wear protection they need. That's cold comfort to t ...

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Take a Tour of ZDDP

Lubes'n'Greases - April 2, 2014

Today's engine oils do a great job, thanks to this workhorse additive. Here's a close look at ZDDP, and why some drivers ...