What is a 'green' lubricant?

December 2010
Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Dec2010, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p70
Academic Journal
The article presents the insights of several "Tribology & Lubrication Technology" (TLT) readers on the definition of a green lubricant. It states that TLT readers defined the term as biodegradable, a lubricant that reduces consumption of petroleum products, and a lubricant that minimizes waste. It also presents the survey results on the most significant factor in naming a lubricant as green which include the components of the basestock and the carbon footprint of the lubricant.


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