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#2550968 - 02/28/12 06:17 AM Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO
spock1 Offline


Registered: 01/19/12
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Loc: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO's expected for the next few years.
Good article about projected synthetic motor oil sales to 2015.

http://www.environmental-expert.com/news/synthetic-lubricants-functional-fluids-to-2015-282751

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#2551033 - 02/28/12 08:34 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: spock1]
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Registered: 05/21/11
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Loc: IL, USA
Good read. Thanks for posting.

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#2551056 - 02/28/12 09:02 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: spock1]
d00df00d Offline


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What's Group 111? Did you mean Group III?
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#2551064 - 02/28/12 09:14 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: d00df00d]
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Originally Posted By: d00df00d
What's Group 111? Did you mean Group III?

Group 111 is about 22.2 times better than Group 5. smile
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#2551073 - 02/28/12 09:24 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: d00df00d
What's Group 111? Did you mean Group III?

Group 111 is about 22.2 times better than Group 5. smile



Holy cow I gotta get me some of that group111 oil!!

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#2551086 - 02/28/12 09:43 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: Brons2]
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Group one hundred-eleven is that a WUBASE product?


group 3 or group III would be the correct terms.
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#2551117 - 02/28/12 10:05 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: Rand]
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Registered: 01/19/12
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Loc: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
I is the ninth letter of the alphabet,1 is a numeral and represents a single unit.
Which is better,"ie","ie","ie",or one,one,one?
I agree that,by convention,"ie","ie","ie",has been adopted by this board,so no more bucking the trend.
"ie","ie","ie",it is,or rather III. Cheers2

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#2551121 - 02/28/12 10:09 AM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: spock1]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: spock1
I is the ninth letter of the alphabet,1 is a numeral and represents a single unit.
Which is better,"ie","ie","ie",or one,one,one?

Have you heard of Roman numerals? smile

III = three
111 = one hundred and eleven


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#2551430 - 02/28/12 02:55 PM Re: Strong demand for Group 111 base oils and PAO [Re: spock1]
d00df00d Offline


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Originally Posted By: spock1
I is the ninth letter of the alphabet,1 is a numeral and represents a single unit.
Which is better,"ie","ie","ie",or one,one,one?
I agree that,by convention,"ie","ie","ie",has been adopted by this board,so no more bucking the trend.
"ie","ie","ie",it is,or rather III. Cheers2

If 111 could mean three, we would have quite a hard time counting big numbers, wouldn't you say?

111 means one-hundred and eleven, not three. In the same way, 11 means eleven, not two.

As for III meaning three, this isn't a BITOG convention. As QuattroPete pointed out, it's the Roman numeral for three. That representation predates BITOG by quite a long time. wink
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