About the Book: Lubricating grease (or grease, to use a short name), leaving aside synthetic grease for the moment, is arguably amongst the highest ""value added"" petroleum products. Lubricating greases play very crucial role in the performance of automobiles, industrial machinery and appliances which almost every one of us use, rely upon or work with everyday. Lubricating greases account for about 5% of the global consumption of the lubricants, which in turn account for about 1% of all petroleum products. Thus, in volume terms, lubricating greases constitute a relatively small, specialized
Cover; Preface; Foreword; Abbreviations Used; Contents; Chapter 1. Overview of Lubricating Greases; Chapter 2. Dispersion Medium of Lubricating Greases; Chapter 3. Dispersed Phase of Lubricating Greases; Chapter 4. Additives and Fillers; Chapter 5. Characteristic of Lubricating Grease Production Technology. Its main Stages and their Significance in the Formation of Structure and the Properties of Greases; Chapter 6. Processing Conditions and Layouts of Grease Manufacturing Plants, Determination of their Capacities Chapter 7. Selection of Equipment for Individual Stages of Lubricating Grease Manufacturing ProcessChapter 8. Automation of Manufacturing Processes. In Process Inspection of Quality of Intermediate and of Finished Greases
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