Comparison Evaluation of Distribution Engine Oils in Korea

국내 유통 엔진오일 품질비교 연구

  • Received : 2014.05.14
  • Accepted : 2014.09.17
  • Published : 2014.12.10


Domestic vehicle companies have been selling genuine engine oils with higher price than that of the same grade of regular engine oils. In this study, our group investigated the properties of engine oils for 14 kinds of the genuine and equivalent regular engine oil (KS product) species under a fresh as well as used condition recovered after 10,000 km driving. From analytic results, genuine engine oils had similar physical properties to regular engine oils under the fresh condition. But recovered regular engine oils had better properties in lubricity, kinematic viscosity and acid number change than those of recovered genuine engine oils.


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