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Main Title Refining used lubricating oils /
Author Speight, James G.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Exall, Douglas I.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2014
Call Number TP687.S74 2014
ISBN 9781466551503 (e-book : PDF); 9781466551497 (hardback)
Subjects Petroleum waste--Recycling ; Mineral oils--Refining ; Lubricating oils--Recycling ; Petroleum waste--Management
Internet Access
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Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
Includes bibliographical references.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
chapter 1. Manufacture of lubricating oil -- chapter 2. Manufacture of lubricating oil -- chapter 3. Used lubricating oils -- chapter 4. Composition and treatment -- chapter 5. Combustion of used engine oil -- chapter 6. Alternative processing options -- chapter 7. Refining processes for used oil recycling to base oils or fuels -- chaper 8. Economics and other evaluation criteria -- chapter 9. Choice of a process technology. "Used lubricating oil is a valuable resource. This book examines recycling processes for a wide range of products with different properties and different criteria. It also compares the various recycling methods and resulting products to conventional products obtained from original refining processes. The reviews, data, and comparisons provided by the authors allow readers to identify which processes are likely to produce a product with specific properties, and enables them to combine this with an analysis of the economic data to identify attractive oil recycling propositions"--