Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants

Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants : Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition

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Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants, Second Edition outlines the state of the art in each major lubricant application area. Chapters cover trends in the major industries, such as 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.

In a single, unique volume, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants, Second 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1008 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 50.55mm | 3,039g
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 42 - DVD goes on IBC (Inbackcover); 578 Tables, black and white; 445 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1439855374
  • 9781439855379
  • 1,433,220

Table of contents

Leslie R. Rudnick
Francesca Navarrini, Massimo Ciali, and Roscoe Cooley
Stephen Boyde and Steven James Randles
Neutral Phosphate Esters
W. David Phillips, Douglas C. Placek, and Michael P. Marino
Polymer Esters
Uwe Wallfahrer
Polyalkylene Glycols
Martin R. Greaves
Alkylated Aromatics
Margaret M. Wu and Suzzy C. Ho
Polyphenyl Ether Lubricants
Sibtain Hamid and Stephen A. Burian
Sibtain Hamid
H. Carl Walther, Gregory A. Bell, and Jon L. Howell
Ronald M. Epstein and Louis L. Ferstandig
Robert Perry, Clay Quinn, Frank Traver, and Kedar Murthy
Carl E. Snyder and F. Alexander Pettigrew
Robert E. Singler and Frank J. Gomba
Dialkyl Carbonates
Leslie R. Rudnick and Carlo Zecchini
Clifford G. Venier
Maryann Casserino and Johan Corthouts
Chemically Modified Mineral Oils
H. Ernest Henderson
Gas to Liquids
H. Ernest Henderson
Comparison of Synthetic, Mineral Oil, and Bio-Based Lubricant Fluids
Leslie R. Rudnick and Wilfried J. Bartz
Re-Refined Base Oils
H. Ernest Henderson

Bio-Based Lubricants
Natural Oils as Lubricants
Joseph M. Perez, Leslie R. Rudnick, and Sevim Z. Erhan
Modified Vegetable Oils for Environmentally Friendly Lubricant Applications
Brajendra K. Sharma and Sevim Z. Erhan
Biotechnological Improvement of Soybean Oil for Lubricant Applications
Peng Wang, Xiangjun Li, and Edgar B. Cahoon

Automotive Crankcase Oils
Stephen C. Lakes
Crankcase Lubricants
Ewa A. Bardasz
Transmissions and Transmission Fluids
Scott Halley and Richard Vickerman
Automotive Gear Lubricants
Stephen C. Lakes
Industrial Gear Lubricants
Dennis A. Lauer
Synthetic Greases
Joseph F. Braza
Compressors and Pumps
Glenn D. Short
Refrigeration Lubricants
Steven James Randles
Ramesh Iyer, Thomas Schimmel, and Douglas C. Placek
Environmentally Friendly Hydraulic Fluids
Saurabh Lawate
Magnetizable Fluids
Tom Black, J. David Carlson, and Daniel E. Barber
Vegetable Oil Based Internal Combustion Engine Oil
Blaine N. Rhodes
Fire Resistance and Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids
W. David Phillips
Metalworking Fluids
William L. Brown and Richard G. Butler
Lubricants for Near Dry Machining
Robert Silverstein
Lubricants for the Disk Drive Industry
Thomas E. Karis
Food-Grade Lubricants
Sarah C. Krol, Brad Lampe, Clifton J. McLellan, and Leslie R. Rudnick
Critical Cleaning of Advanced Lubricants from Surfaces
Ronald L. Shubkin, Barbara F. Kanegsberg, and Ed Kanegsberg
Sintered Metal Bearings and Fluids for Their Lubrication
Jim Aielo, Norb Arnold, and Leslie R. Rudnick
Natural Gas Engine Oils
H. Ernest Henderson and Tony LeBarge
Natural and Process Compressors
Glenn D. Short

Automotive Trends in Europe
R. David Whitby
Diesel Automotive Trends
Ewa A. Bardasz
Automotive Trends in Asia
R. David Whitby
Automotive Trends in South America
R. David Whitby
Automotive Engine Oil Trends in North America
Simon C. Tung, Michael L. McMillan, and Shirley E. Schwartz
Trends toward Synthetic Fluids and Lubricants in Aerospace
Carl E. Snyder and Lois J. Gschwender
Commercial Developments
R. David Whitby
Lubricant Performance Test Methods and Some Product Specifications
Leslie R. Rudnick
Lubricant Industry-Related Terms and Acronyms
Leslie R. Rudnick
Internet Resources for the Additive/Lubricant Industry
Leslie R. Rudnick

Appendix A: Grease Compatibility Chart
Appendix B: Color Scale Comparison Chart
Appendix C: ISO Viscosity Ranges
Appendix D: The Meaning of "Synthetic"
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About Leslie R. Rudnick

Leslie R. Rudnick is president of Designed Materials Group. He previously served as the technical director at Ultrachem Inc., was a senior scientist at The Pennsylvania State University Energy Institute, and worked for several Fortune 500 companies. An STLE fellow and ACS member, he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Synthetic Lubrication and is the co/author and co/editor of over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and books. He holds 29 US patents as well as a BS from the University of Iowa and an MS and Ph.D from Rutgers University.
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