A case study of effective factors on the right industrial lubricating oil choosing
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CitationBorazan, A. A., Acikgoz, C., & Andoglu, E. M. (2013). A case study of effective factors on the right industrial lubricating oil choosing. Journal of Engineering Research and Applied Science, 2(2), 167-183.
The objective of this research is centered on obtaining the factors which effect of the quality and quantities of the used lubricating oils and additives of companies at the first organized industrial zone (OZI, industrial park) in the center of Bilecik. In accordance with the attainments taken from the literature scan, an application has been performed using the survey technique in companies which are active in manufacturing, distribution and processing sector at the first OZI, Bilecik. The data obtained from these questionnaires are recorded through a computer program and after the statistical analyses, the influence factors on decision making to choose the industrial lubricating oil have been determined in Bilecik industry. The questionnaire results presented that participants from the first OZI companies in Bilecik were preferred both of mineral and synthetic base oil stocks, as lubricating oils, 60%in the total ratio. After applied questionnaires, the results also demonstrated that the lubricating fluids were fortified with carefully selected additives to provide optimum performance and service life while maximizing protection of the equipment and machinery and also for reducing environmental pollution, minimizing waste of lubrication oil. Different additives and their dosage were selected up to their synergic or antagonistic affectat the operating conditions and manufacturing processes in plant, by the participant of this research.