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Marine Lubricants

Lubrication is the control of friction and wear by the introduction of a friction-reducing film between moving surfaces in contact.

Many different substances can be used to lubricate a surface.

The Role of a LubricantTypes of Oil

The primary functions of a lubricant are:

  1. Reduce friction

  2. Prevent wear

  3. Protect the equipment from corrosion

  4. Control temperature (dissipate heat)

  5. Control contamination (carry contaminants to a filter or sump)

  6. Transmit power (hydraulics)

  7. Provide a fluid seal