Monday, 27 May 2013 11:38

Technical Bulletin 56: Acids & Bases

Technical Bulletin 56 explores the properties of acids and bases and their influence on lubricants. The importance of assessing acids and bases is discussed, as are the methods of assessment, and the positive and negative effects of acids and bases on industrial and mobile equipment.

Using the analogy of ‘Spy vs. Spy’ (the 1960s cartoon from Mad Magazine), the acid base chemistry of lubricating oils is clearly explained.

 

Click here to download Technical Bulletin 65