Common Types Of Additives Used In Lubricants
Lubricating oil additive is one or several additive compounds added to the base oil. The additives are important parts for lubricating oils to get new properties and functions. They can either improve the existing properties of base oil, or add in new functions to the oil. The major types of additives are dispersant, viscosity index improver, antioxidant, anti-wear agent, pour point depressant, friction improver and many other types.