1984-09-01

Additives—The Right Stuff for Automotive Engine Oils 841208

Varying amounts of many kinds of chemical agents are used in both gasoline and diesel engine oils to provide the performance characteristics required by modern engines. These additives adapt the oils to changing temperatures, reduce friction, prevent wear and alleviate the many problems caused by combustion-chamber blowby in the crankcase and the area of the piston rings.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

STARTUP WEAR IN AUTOMOBILE ENGINES

600190

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Characterization of Deposits Formed on Sequence IIIG Pistons

2005-01-3820

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Correlations among Ash-Related Oil Species in the Power Cylinder, Crankcase and the Exhaust Stream of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine

2007-01-1965

View Details

X