Lubricating oil technology has had to advance rapidly in the past decade to keep pace with changes in railroad diesel engines. In rapid order, as the horsepower ratings of two-cycle and four-cycle engines were stepped up, deficiencies which became evident in engine lubrication had to be countered with changes in the oils being supplied. the results have been First Generation, Second Generation, Two-and-a-Half Generation, and Third Generation lubricating oils.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Much of the information in this article is based on a presentation made to the American Society of Lubrication Engineers by P.M. Coant and A. Klingenberg of Mobil Research and Development Corporation and by P.E. Friend and A.B. Sarkis of Mobil Oil Corporation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00046365
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 4 1974 12:00AM