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Published by The Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.,
  • Petroleum law and legislation.,
  • Lubrication and lubricants.

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Statementprepared for the Association of Petroleum Re-refiners by M. Belmont Ver Standig, Inc.
ContributionsM. Belmont Ver Standig, Inc., Association of Petroleum Re-refiners.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL17912778M

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The simple fact is that the quality of re-refined oil being produced today is incredibly high, with more people coming to understand the value of re-refining. Those charged with collecting waste oil, such as service operations and quick lube shops, also know the value of re-refining and now put a high premium on preventing cross-contamination. Because the re-refined oil has gone through the same refining process as crude oil does to become virgin oil, it is as good of quality as virgin oil (and sometimes better). In addition, re-refined oil is more environmentally friendly than virgin oil. Re-refining waste oil uses 3x less energy than it takes to refine crude oil into virgin oil. Re-refined Base Oil Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast - /5(19).   Plus, re-refined oil reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 81 percent, according to API. Safety-Kleen’s re-refined EcoPower family of products - which are American Petroleum (API)-licensed and exceed all North American standards for engine protection - includes heavy duty diesel engine oils and synthetic blend passenger car motor oils.

Basically, there are four types of organizations involved in the used oil reclamation and re-refining industry: (1) independent collectors, (2) minor processors, (3) major processors; and (4) re-refiners. Independent collectors do virtually no processing of the oil they collect prior to its resale. Motor oil, engine oil, or engine lubricant is any of various substances comprising base oils enhanced with various additives, particularly antiwear additive in addition to detergents, dispersants and, for multi-grade oils, viscosity index oil is used for lubrication of internal combustion main function of motor oil is to reduce friction and wear on moving parts and. In this paper an Iranian used lubricating oil re-refining unit (with annual production of 3, tons) was selected as a case study. The production rate of spent clay in mentioned unit is. minimum re-refined oil content standard at the highest level they can, but no lower than 25 percent re-refined oil. The small price difference between re-refined and virgin oil fluctuates. Sometimes re-refined motor oil is a little cheaper. The final cost depends on factors File Size: KB.

Studies on Reuse of Re-Refined Used Automotive Lubricating Oil Shri Kannan C, Mohan Kumar KS, Sakeer Hussain M, Deepa Priya N and Saravanan K Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai – , Tamilnadu, INDIA Cited by: 6. Access to Re-Refined Oil. In some cases, used oil can actually be re-refined and then used again. This is the case with some types of motor oil. This means that the oil doesn’t have to go through a rigorous break-down process and then used in the manufacturing . to new re-refined oil. For most, the big question with regard to re-refined oil is quality. By making the switch, RFR has given further proof that re-refined oil is a quality product. RFR saw re-refined oil as an opportu-nity to give all their race teams a per-formance edge while, at the same time, presenting a green-friendly message to.   NextGen motor oil is re-refined from used oil base stocks, but it has a surprisingly high rate of recycled content – 50 percent to be exact. In the past, the problem with re-refined motor oil has been quality. The process used to involve acid-clay treatment, producing a usable, but sub-par oil.