MANUAL Published: 08 November 2019

Chapter 13 | Synthetic Lubricants: Nonaqueous


This chapter provides information on nonaqueous synthetic lubricants, including their chemistry and manufacturing, physical and chemical properties, performance characteristics, and applications. The lubricants from the following basestocks are reviewed: esters, polyalkylene glycols, polyalfa-olefins, silicones, perfluoroalkyl ethers, polyphenyl ethers, alkylated cyclopentanes, and cyclohexane derivatives.

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Sherman, John
American Chemical Technologies, Inc., Fowlerville, MI, US
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 513–534
DOI: 10.1520/MNL3720160010
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7090-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7089-6