Advanced Lubricating Oil Reduces Gas Engine Maintenance Costs

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R. S. Ridgway

Producing Department, Standard Oil Company of California, Western Operations, Inc., Whittier, Calif.

J. Eng. Power 87(2), 169-174 (Apr 01, 1965) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3678157 History: Received December 23, 1963; Online January 10, 2012


Development of lubricating oils which would permit extended periods between major overhauls on natural gas fueled engines has lagged. Over the past several years a new oil has been developed which extends the overhaul period to twice that required by previous oils. The resulting reduction in maintenance costs for various types of engines is studied.

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