Lubricating oil is a class of oils used to reduce the friction, heat, and wear between mechanical components that are in contact with each other. Lubricating oil is used in motorized vehicles as well as mechanical equipments.

There are 6 Basic Functions of a Lubricant/Oil.

There are 6 Basic Functions of a Lubricant/Oil.

  • Lubrication – Provide a film between moving parts.
  • Cooling – Heat transfer media.
  • Sealing – Filling in uneven surfaces.
  • Cleaning – Holding contaminants in suspension.
  • Dampening & Cushioning – Of components under high stress.
  • Protection – From oxidation & corrosion