All lubricants need a strong backbone, but do yours require something beyond mineral base oils? Luckily, the next wave of man-made chemistries is charging into view.
Volume 24, Issue 7: July 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
While lightening up SAE viscosity can trim fuel consumption, eventually efficiency hits a plateau. A diet of low HTHS viscosity and the right additives may help reach the next goal.
Fuel-saving stop-start engine technology irritates some drivers. Does it wear on engines as much as nerves?
No one wants lubes in their food, but H1 lubricant manufacturers are cautious about the practicalities of current limits.
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