Interesting, since Barium is a heavy metal and has been removed from most engine oils.
Barium is a multi-functional agent and is used as a Corrosion Inhibitor, Rust Inhibitor, Demulsifier, and soot disperser.
It usually comes in a chemical form known as barium dinonylnaphthalene sulfonate.
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