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Re: Oils wothout Moly? [Re: zeng] #5210627 09/12/19 03:37 AM
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Originally Posted by zeng
Moly works as a solid lubricant/AW that performs 2 main function :

Molybdenum disulphide works as a solid lubricant, but most oils with Mo in them don't use MoS2.


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Re: Oils wothout Moly? [Re: yowps3] #5210638 09/12/19 04:34 AM
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Moly does have some synergistic properties with Zinc and Phosphorous in terms of tribofilms but it's not really necessary.


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Re: Oils wothout Moly? [Re: A_Harman] #5210958 09/12/19 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by A_Harman
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Valvoline going away from the 440 ppm Sodium additive pack was a bigger surprise to me.


What I read was that sodium increases the potential for LSPI. So Valvoline and other oils that use sodium had to reformulate their oils without a major sodium additive if they wanted to meet LSPI requirements.

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