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“DETERGENCY” in crankcase oils

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

ISSN: 0036-8792

Article publication date: 1 October 1950


ABOUT ten years ago in the United States oils of the “detergent” type had come into rather general use for some diesel engine operation because they permitted longer periods of satisfactory operation than could be obtained with plain mineral oils. Since that time accumulated research and field service have shown that “detergent” type oils could be utilized to advantage and their field of use has broadened. How then can they be defined?


MUSGRAVE, F.F. (1950), "“DETERGENCY” in crankcase oils", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 2 No. 10, pp. 10-14.




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