What is it about?

Lubricants are widely used in our daily lives. However, most of petroleum-based lubricants are non-biodegradable which pose a major threat to environment for disposal. Thus, development of plant-based lubricants which are comparable in term of performance is highly sought. In this paper, we developed dimerate ester lubricant derived from plant oil which exhibit excellent low temperature properties.

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Why is it important?

This work is important in an effort to have a more sustainable lubricant industry.


I hope this article could reach more people and create an awareness of there is so much more to be explored in ensuring our environment can be sustained efficiently.

AHN Armylisas

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This page is a summary of: Excellent Properties of Dimer Fatty Acid Esters as Biolubricant Produced by Catalyst‐ and Solvent‐Free Esterification, European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, October 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201900228.
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