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3rd Edition

Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants
Chemistry and Technology

Edited By

Leslie R. Rudnick

ISBN 9781138068216
Published February 13, 2020 by CRC Press
1194 Pages 636 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition highlights the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry and outlines the state of the art in each major lubricant application area. Chapters cover the use of lubricant fluids, growth or decline of market areas and applications, potential new applications, production capacities, and regulatory issues, including biodegradability, toxicity, and food production equipment lubrication.

The highly-anticipated third edition features new and updated chapters including those on automatic and continuously variable transmission fluids, fluids for food-grade applications, oil-soluble polyalkylene glycols, functional bio-based lubricant base stocks, farnesene-derived polyolefins, estolides, bio-based lubricants from soybean oil, and trends in construction equipment lubrication.

Features include:

  • Contains an index of terms, acronyms, and analytical testing methods.
  • Presents the latest conventions for describing upgraded mineral oil base fluids.
  • Considers all the major lubrication areas: engine oils, industrial lubricants, food-grade applications, greases, and space-age applications
  • Includes individual chapters on lubricant applications—such as environmentally friendly, disk drive, and magnetizable fluids—for major market areas around the globe.

In a single, unique volume, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition offers property and performance information of fluids, theoretical and practical background to their current applications, and strong indicators for global market trends that will influence the industry for years to come.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Polyalphaolefins

[Leslie R. Rudnick]

Chapter 2 Polyinternalolefins

[Francesca Navarrini, Massimo Ciali, and Roscoe Cooley]

Chapter 3 Esters

[Stephen Boyde]

Chapter 4 Neutral Phosphate Esters

[W. David Phillips, Douglas C. Placek, and Michael P. Marino]

Chapter 5 Polymer Esters

[Uwe Wallfahrer, Alan Savidge, and Chiara Monti]

Chapter 6 Polyalkylene Glycols

[Martin R. Greaves]

Chapter 7 Oil Soluble Polyalkylene Glycols

[Martin R. Greaves]

Chapter 8 Alkylated Aromatics

[Shuji Luo, Suzzy C. Ho, and Margaret M. Wu]

Chapter 9 Polyphenyl Ether Lubricants

[Sibtain Hamid and Stephen A. Burian]

Chapter 10 Cyclohydrocarbons

[Sibtain Hamid]

Chapter 11 Perfluoroalkylpolyethers

[Robert H. Moffett, Jon L. Howell, Justin M. Hoerter, Alexander B. Shtarov, Gustav Jannerfeldt,

Steve B. Johnston, Jay Keenan, Chad Warriner, and Diane M. Closser]

Chapter 12 Polychlorotrifluoroethylene

[H. Carl Walther, Ronald M. Epstein, and Louis L. Ferstandig]

Chapter 13 Silahydrocarbons

[Carl E. Snyder and F. Alexander Pettigrew]

Chapter 14 Silicones

[Robert Perry, Clay Quinn, Frank Traver, and Kedar Murthy]

Chapter 15 Phosphazenes

[Robert E. Singler and Frank J. Gomba]

Chapter 16 Dialkyl Carbonates

[Leslie R. Rudnick and Carlo Zecchini]

Chapter 17 Alkylcyclopentanes

[Clifford G. Venier]

Chapter 18 Polybutenes

[Maryann Casserino, Yves Lambert, and Anthony Simoens]

Chapter 19 Chemically Modified Mineral Oils

[H. Ernest Henderson]

Chapter 20 Gas to Liquids

[H. Ernest Henderson]

Chapter 21 Comparison of Synthetic, Mineral Oil, and Bio-Based Lubricant Fluids

[Leslie R. Rudnick and Wilfried J. Bartz]

Chapter 22 Re-Refined Base Oils

[H. Ernest Henderson]

Chapter 23 Natural Oils as Lubricants

[Joseph M. Perez, Leslie R. Rudnick, Sevim Z. Erhan, Brajendra K. Sharma, and Kirtika Kohli]

Chapter 24 Modified Vegetable Oils for Environmentally Friendly Lubricant Applications

[Brajendra K. Sharma, Gobinda Karmakar, Sevim Z. Erhan]

Chapter 25 Functional Bio-Based Lubricant Base Stocks

[Mary Moon, Cyril A. Migdal, E. Brian Fox, and David L. Stonecipher]

Chapter 26 Farnesene-Derived Polyolefin Base Oils

[Jeff Brown, Hyeok Hahn, Lynn Rice, Paula Vettel, and Jason Wells]

Chapter 27 Estolides

[Jakob Bredsguard and Travis Thompson]

 Chapter 28 Soy-Based Lubricants: Performance and Sustainability

[Robert P. Brentin]

Chapter 29 Biotechnological Improvement of Soybean Oil for Lubricant Applications

[Peng Wang, Xiangjun Li, and Edgar B. Cahoon]

Chapter 30 Castor Oil and its Derivatives as Lubricants

[Dana Brilla]

Chapter 31 The Biodegradability Testing of Lubricants

[Peter Lohmann, Ben Müller, and Gerhard Gaule]

Chapter 32 Automotive Crankcase Oils

[Stephen C. Lakes]

Chapter 33 Automotive and Diesel Crankcase Lubricants

[Ewa A. Bardasz]

Chapter 34 Transmissions and Transmission Fluids

[Scott Halley, Timothy Newcomb, and Richard Vickerman]

Chapter 35 Automotive Gear Lubricants

[Stephen C. Lakes]

Chapter 36 Industrial Gear Lubricants

[Dennis A. Lauer]

Chapter 37 Off-Road and Heavy Equipment Lubricants and Lubrication

[Hind Abi-Akar and Mark Jarrett]

Chapter 38 Lubricating Grease

[Paul A. Bessette]

Chapter 39 Compressors and Pumps

[Glenn D. Short]

Chapter 40 Refrigeration Lubricants

[Mark R. Baker and Michael G. Foster]

Chapter 41 Hydraulics

[Frank-Olaf Mähling, Thomas Schimmel, and Douglas C. Placek]

Chapter 42 Environmentally Friendly Hydraulic Fluids

[Saurabh Lawate]

Chapter 43 Magnetizable Fluids

[Tom Black, J. David Carlson (Retired), and Daniel E. Barber]

Chapter 44 Vegetable Oil Based Internal Combustion Engine Oil

[Blaine N. Rhodes]

Chapter 45 Fire Resistance and Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

[W. David Phillips]

Chapter 46 Metalworking Fluids

[William L. Brown and Richard G. Butler]

Chapter 47 Ester-Based Gas Turbine Lubricants

[Robert Bruce]

Chapter 48 Wind Turbine Lubrication

[Philip Ma and Wei Li]

Chapter 49 Lubricants for Near Dry Machining

[Robert Silverstein]

Chapter 50 Lubricants for the Disk Drive Industry

[T.E. Karis]

Chapter 51 Food-Grade Lubricants

[Sarah C. Krol, Brad Lampe, Clifton J. McLellan, and Leslie R. Rudnick]

Chapter 52 Critical Cleaning of Advanced Lubricants from Surfaces

[Ronald L. Shubkin, Barbara F. Kanegsberg, and Ed Kanegsberg]

Chapter 53 Sintered Metal Bearings and Fluids for Their Lubrication

[James Aiello and Leslie R. Rudnick]

Chapter 54 Natural Gas Engine Oils

[H. Ernest Henderson]

Chapter 55 Natural and Process Compressors

[Glenn D. Short]

Chapter 56 Automotive Trends in Europe

[R. David Whitby]

Chapter 57 Diesel Automotive Trends

[Ewa A. Bardasz]

Chapter 58 Automotive Trends in Asia

[R. David Whitby]

Chapter 59 Automotive Engine Oil Technical Trends in North America

[Mark T. Devlin]

Chapter 60 Automotive Trends in South America

[R. David Whitby]

Chapter 61 Trends in Construction Machinery Lubricants

[Yulia Reinhardt]

Chapter 62 Trends toward Synthetic Fluids and Lubricants in Aerospace

[Carl E. Snyder and Lois J. Gschwender]

Chapter 63 Commercial Developments

[R. David Whitby]

Chapter 64 Lubricant Performance Test Methods and Some Product Specifications

[Leslie R. Rudnick]

Chapter 65 Lubricant Industry-Related Terms and Acronyms

[Leslie R. Rudnick]

Chapter 66 Internet Resources for the Additive/Lubricant Industry

[Leslie R. Rudnick]

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Leslie R. Rudnick is President of Designed Materials Group, consulting in the fields of lubricants, lubrication and working on the development of new materials. Formerly, the Technical Director at Ultrachem Inc. He was a Senior Scientist at the Energy Institute, at The Pennsylvania State University and has worked at several Fortune 500 companies. The author, coauthor, editor and coeditor of over 100 journal articles, book chapters and books, including Synthetic Lubricants and High Performance Functional Fluids, Second Edition (Marcel Dekker, Inc.), Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications, 1st and 2nd editions and the 1st and 2nd Editions of Synthetics, Mineral Oils and Bio-Based Lubricants (Taylor and Francis Books). He holds 29 US patents and is a Fellow of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, and a member of The American Chemical Society. Dr. Rudnick serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Synthetic Lubrication. He holds a B. S. degree (1969) from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and M.S. (1972) and PhD, (1975) degrees in chemistry from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is currently working on the 3rd Edition of Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications.