By Paul R. Smith
Originating as a collection of lecture notes for a piping layout and research workshop,this comprehensive,state-of-the-art reference is the single consultant of its sort in print this day offering vast assurance of pipe tension and helps engineering. packed with useful 'how-to' information,the ebook is unique sufficient for the professional professional,yet effortless sufficient for the beginner to appreciate. In it,the layout criteria,codes,standards,and laws are defined for energy piping,fuel gasoline piping,chemical plant and refining piping,liquid petroleum transportation piping systems,refrigeration piping,gas transmission and distribution piping,building provider piping,and nuclear strength piping. Clear,thorough,and up-to-date,this textual content is needed examining for all pros and scholars during this quickly altering box.
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In this chapter, the composition and properties of lubricating greases will be described. The deﬁnition of grease is diverse. Grease is deﬁned by the National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI)  and the American Society for Testing and Materials in ASTM D288  as ‘a solid to semi-ﬂuid product or dispersion of a thickening agent in a liquid lubricant. ˇ epina  deﬁnes Other ingredients imparting special properties may also be included’. Stˇ grease as ‘lubricating greases are colloidal systems (dispersions), mostly gels, rarely sols, in which the dispersive (continuous) phase is formed of lubricating oil and the dispersed phase (thickener) is an anisotropic solid which penetrates the liquid phase so that the gel produced acquires properties characteristic of the plastic (solid) state’.
Booster and Wilcock ). This was also clearly found in the spherical roller bearings test from Wilstr¨om and H¨oglund [611, 612] where both grease and base oil were used and where equal friction torque was measured. Mas and Magnin  investigated grease before and after running in tapered roller bearings and found an increased viscosity of the grease and reduced oil content under the cages. This implies that grease bleeding occurs from grease located under the cage bar. However, they also show by means of SEM the destruction of ﬁbres in the raceway, conﬁrming once more Cann et al.
They are hydrophobic, repelling water and protecting metal components from rust and corrosion. Mineral oils are compatible with a wide range of grease thickener and additive systems [471, 480]. 2 27 API (American Petroleum Institute) Group Base Oil Classiﬁcation [471, 507]. 01 – 80–120 80–120 >120 >120 – typically contain hydrocarbons with 25 or more carbon atoms. 154 nm, such a molecule would be approximately 3 nm long. 17 nm. 2 nm. Typical EHL ﬁlms are in the order of 500 nm, which means that a maximum of about 2500 molecules would ﬁt over the height of such a ﬁlm.