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Pour point and pour point depressants

Pour point and pour point depressants Pour Point Definition The lowest temperature (in °F or °C) at which a motor oil remains pourable. Synthetic oils and lighter viscosity oils have a lower pour point, so they remain pourable at lower temperatures. Pour Point Depressant A pour point depressant is an additive used to allow a certain viscosity oil to remain pourable at a lower temperature. The pour point depressant additives inhibit the formation of wax crystal structures at cold temperatures that normally would prevent oil flow. Pour point depressants are … Read More


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