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Base Oils (Mineral and Synthetic) - Intermediate

Base Oils (Mineral & Synthetic) are the base fluid in which additives are blended to produce a finished lubricant.  The base fluid may be a refined petroleum fraction, synthetic or blend.

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Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology - Second Edition
Chapter 8- Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluids
Chapter 13- Petroleum Oil Hydraulic Fluids
Chapter 14- Emulsions
Chapter 15- Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluids
Chapter 17- Polyol Ester Fluids
Chapter 19- Phosphate Ester Hydraulic Fluids
Chapter 20- Polyalphaolefins and Other Synthetic Hydrocarbon Fluids

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology - Vol II
Chapter 22- Lubricants (Overview)
Chapter 23.1-23.2- Incompressible Fluids
Chapter 24- Base Oils

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology - Vol III
Chapter 12- Synthetic Lubricants- Industrial Applications
Chapter 16- Applications- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Lubrication and Maintenance of Industrial Machinery
Chapter 2- The Degradation of Lubricants in Service
Chapter 3- Lubricant Properties and Test Methods
Chapter 5- Environmental Implications and Sustainability Concepts for Lubricants
Chapter 8- Conservation of Lubricants and Energy

Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities
Chapter 7- Synthetic Fluids
Chapter 9- Lubricating Greases

The Lubrication Engineers Manual - Fourth Edition
Chapter 6- Bearing Practices
Chapter 7- Gears and Their Lubrication

Tribology Data Handbook
Chapter 1- Typical Lubricating Oil Properties
Chapter 2- Comparison of Properties of Synthetic Fluids
Chapter 3- Polyalphaolefins
Chapter 4- Organic Esters
Chapter 5- Polyalkylene Glycols
Chapter 6- Phosphate Esters
Chapter 9- Polychlorotrifluorethylenes
Chapter 10- Polybutenes