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Volume 24, Issue 8: August 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


The Crowded World of Engine Oils

Engine oils used to have room to breathe on retail shelves, but the proliferation of subcategories and viscosities has brands and bottles packed in like sardines.

Holding Back Hydrolysis

Though ester base stocks have made great strides, water still plagues oils in some applications. Can a new polymeric sponge additive absorb the threat?

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