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Title: Improving vegetable oil properties for lubrication methods

item Erhan, Sevim
item SHARMA, BRAJENDRA - University Of Illinois
item Doll, Kenneth - Ken

Submitted to: Trade Journal Publication
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/17/2012
Publication Date: 1/1/2013
Citation: Erhan, S.Z., Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M. 2012. Improving vegetable oil properties for lubrication methods. Machinery Lubrication. Article 28510. p. 1-2.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The inherent problems of vegetable oils, such as poor oxidation and low-temperature properties, can be improved by attaching functional groups at the sites of unsaturation through chemical modifications. In this article, you will see how functionalization helps overcome these disadvantages.