Offering practical, timesaving solutions for specific on-the-job problems, this up-to-date reference provides state-of-the-art information on all processes currently used to manufacture lubricant base oils and waxes - furnishing helpful lists of conversion factors, construction cost data, and process licensors, as well as a glossary of essential petroleum processing terms.
Describing the properties of different types of crude oils, base oils, and waxes, Lubricant Base Oil and Wax Processing thoroughly details the basic steps involved in lubricant base oil and wax manufacturing, including distillation ... deasphalting ... extraction ... solvent and hydrogen refining ... solvent and catalytic dewaxing ... clay and hydrogen finishing ... and more.
Containing over 420 literature citations and more than 273 useful tables and drawings, Lubricant Base Oil and Wax Processing is a vital resource for chemical, petroleum, process design, lubrication, and refining engineers; petroleum, fuel, and industrial chemists; fuel scientists; refinery managers; tribologists; and graduate and continuing-education students in these disciplines.
|Crude Oils, Base Oils, and Petroleum Waxes|
|Lubricant Base Oil Distillation|
|Lubricant Base Oil De-asphalting Processes|
|Solvent Refining of Lubricant Base Oil Stocks|
|Lubricant Base Oil Hydrogen Refining Processes|
|Solvent Dewaxing and Wax Deoiling Processes|
|Catalytic Dewaxing Processes|
|Lubricant Base Oil Finishing Processes|
|Used Oil Recycling Processes|
|Glossary of Acronyms and Terms|
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Series: Chemical Industries
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 1st January 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.88
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1