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#2186780 - 03/02/11 01:02 PM Another nano particle oil article
Robotaz Offline


Registered: 08/27/09
Posts: 25
Loc: USA
If you've already seen it, great. If not, it's interesting I guess.

http://www.popsci.com/cars/article/2011-03/new-nanolube-could-cut-engine-friction-more-half

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#2186832 - 03/02/11 02:02 PM Re: Another nano particle oil article [Re: Robotaz]
Burt Offline


Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 1028
Loc: texas
Just don't spill any of this stuff on the floor. It is so slick, you will never be able to get up wink
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#2186856 - 03/02/11 02:21 PM Re: Another nano particle oil article [Re: Robotaz]
Tempest Offline


Registered: 03/21/06
Posts: 10426
Loc: Las Vegas NV
The third responder has a valid point.

I want to see more on this before I get too excited. Other "nanolube" products are snake oil.
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#2186858 - 03/02/11 02:22 PM Re: Another nano particle oil article [Re: Robotaz]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13426
Loc: Canada
If this is the 'real deal', and not snake oil, you will see it soon in auto engine oil.

Right now it seems to still be in the 'snake oil fringe' part of the market.

Hasn't 'Bardahl' been a huge proponent of this 'technology' for a long time?
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#2187213 - 03/02/11 09:16 PM Re: Another nano particle oil article [Re: Robotaz]
Michael_P Offline


Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 981
Loc: Ohio
As the first responder said "Get this on the market as soon as possible; the savings from the automobile sector alone might wean the US off foreign oil. 50% friction reduction would mean far better fuel economy and longer lasting engines.

Every application would benefit. The list is endless."


Hmmmmmmm...........Ya think he works for the company? Gushing with praise?

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#2187365 - 03/03/11 02:29 AM Re: Another nano particle oil article [Re: Robotaz]
ChuckBerry Offline


Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 261
Loc: Lafayette, LA
The scientist in question has won an award for the paper he published...nothing more. No practical product has been put forth and no real world benefits have been claimed.

Here's the original link of the press release issued by the university that the scientist works at: http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/professor-uses-nanotechnology-prolong-machine-and-engine-life
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