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Concentrates containing specific functionalised diblock copolymers serve as effective additives for improving the cold flow behaviour of fuels and oils, the copolymers being derived from a terminally-unsaturated intermediate polymer obtained via a metallocene process involving hydrogen.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-11-28

The present invention is a polymer having structural units, units of formula I, units of formula II and units of either formula IIIa or formula IIIb: The polymer improves the low-temperature properties of fuel oils from petroleum sources and especially from vegetable or animal sources.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-08-24

A lubricating oil composition which contains, or is made by admixing:


A lubricant additive concentrate containing (i) dispersant that is the polybutenyl succinimide reaction product of a polyamine and polybutenyl succinic anhydride (PIBSA) derived from polybutene having a number average molecular weight (M_(n)) of from about 1300 to about 2500 daltons and a terminal vinylidene content of at least about 50% and maleic anhydride via an ene maleation process; (ii) overbased magnesium colloidal detergent having a total base number (TBN) of from about 300 to about 900 mg KOH/g; and (iii) organic friction modifier selected from hydroxyalkyl alkyl amines of C_(14 )to C_(24 )hydrocarbons, at least one hydroxyalkyl alkyl ether amines of C_(13 )to C_(24 )hydrocarbons, at least one alkyl ester amine derived from triethanol amine having a C_(13 )to C_(24 )hydrocarbyl substituent, at least one non-basic, fatty acid amide, or a mixture thereof; wherein the combined mass % of dispersant (i) and overbased magnesium colloidal detergent (ii) in said concentrate is from about 15 to about 50 mass %: the mass ratio of (i):(ii) is from about 1:1 to about 6:1; and the concentrate contains from about 2 to about 10 mass % of organic friction modifier (iii); the remainder of the concentrate being composed of base oil and additives other than dispersant (i), overbased magnesium colloidal detergent (ii) and organic friction modifier (iii).


Patent
University of Massachusetts Amherst and Infineum | Date: 2016-11-30

A method for producing highly reactive polybutenes wherein at least 50 mol. % of the polymer chains have terminal double bonds, and a novel polymerization initiating system for accomplishing same.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-06-30

An additive package for a two- or four-stroke marine engine lubricant comprises an oil of lubricating viscosity, a salicylate detergent and a sulfonate detergent in a ratio of 90/10 to 10/90 (expressed as mmol of soap), and 1 to 10 mass % of a hydrocarbylphenol-aldehyde condensate.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-01-27

The use of a polymeric friction modifier as an additive in an effective minor amount in a lubricating oil composition to reduce and/or inhibit the corrosion of the nonferrous metal containing engine components during operation of the engine.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-06-22

Trunk piston marine engine crankcase lubrication is effected by a composition that includes a nitrogen-containing ashless dispersant additive component in an amount providing in the range of 50 to 150 ppm N by mass to diminish loss of BN and diminish increase of viscosity during use of the composition without adversely affecting deposits performance.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-11-16

An additive composition comprises a polymer (A) and a condensation product (B). Polymer (A) comprises the following monomer components:(i) one or more compounds of formula (I)_(1) is hydrogen or CH_(3); and R_(2) is a hydrocarbon group having 6 to 30 carbon atoms and is a straight-chain or branched-chain alkyl group, or an aliphatic or aromatic cyclic group;(ii) one or more compounds of formula (II)_(1) has the meaning above and wherein R_(3) is hydrogen or C_(1) - C_(22) alkyl; each R_(4) is independently hydrogen or C_(1) - C_(22) alkyl; R_(5) is hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted aliphatic or aromatic cyclic group, or a substituted or unsubstituted straight-chain or branched-chain alkyl group having 1 to 22 carbon atoms; n = 0 or an integer from 1 to 22; and m is an integer from 1 to 30; and(iii) one or more compounds of formula (III)_(6), R_(7), R_(8), R_(9) and R_(10) are each independently hydrogen, a straight-chain or branched-chain alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms which may be substituted or unsubstituted, hydroxyl, NH_(2), or wherein two or more of R_(6), R_(7), R_(8), R_(9) and R_(10) may together form an aliphatic or aromatic ring system, which ring system may be substituted or unsubstituted. Condensation product (B) comprises the product formed by the reaction of an aliphatic aldehyde or ketone, or a reactive equivalent, with a substituted phenol or mixture of substituted phenols.


Patent
Infineum | Date: 2016-06-08

A trunk piston marine engine lubricant comprises in respective minor amounts (A) an overbased metal hydrocarbyl-substituted hydroxybenzoate detergent system, and (B) a hydrocarbyl-subsituted succinic acid anhydride, preferably made by halogen- or radical-assisted functionalization processes, where the ratio of succinic anhydride to hydrocarbyl chains is in the range of 1.4 to 4. The lubricant, when used to lubricate such an engine fuelled by heavy fuel oil, exhibits improved control of asphaltene precipitation and deposition on engine surfaces.

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