Lubrication Volume 8

Lubrication Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...The need for an instrument that will express in absolute units the color value of an oil and at the same time give readings which are of value to the refiner as well as the purchaser of oils, can not be too strongly emphasized. An instrument of this type is always preferable to one employing arbitrary scales or units, unless every one standardizes on the same instrument. At present, due to multiplicity of types, there is considerable confusion even with conversion tables which at best can only be approximately accurate. While some progress along absolute lines has been made by manufacturers who have placed spectro-photometers on the market, there is still a great deal of development to be accomplished in this field. The use of an instrument of this type has many drawbacks, due both to cost and the difficulty of manipulation, but it is hoped that they may be overcome, and an instrument developed that will be accurate, easy to manipulate, and easily standardized. Until then we must maintain our present standards. Exhaust Gas Poisoning REPORTS are received almost daily of men being overcome or even killed by the exhaust gases from an automobile run in a closed garage. The conditions here are almost identical with those which may exist in the vehicular tunnel, which is about to be constructed under the Hudson River. In order to study this problem accurately it was considered of sufficient importance to warrant bringing together the services of the Bureau of Mines and the Research Departments of the Universities of Illinois and Yale. Some of the facts brought out in this investigation are of such great importance that they should be considered seriously by all automobile owners, especially those who have private garages and make repairs at...
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236902491
  • 9781236902498