Packages of additives
Manufacturing of engine oils
All the components entering into engine oil (detergent additives, dispersing additives, antiwear additives, antioxidant additives, corrosion and rustiness inhibitor, anti-foam additives, friction modifier, depressor additives), are supplied as a balanced package of additives. This combination has a fixed balance of components, tested on compatibility and provides better operational characteristics for each type of engine oil with certain requirement. Therethrough the majority of the technique producers prohibit utilization of additional additives in oils.
Creation of a new package of additives often lasts for years and its price for the company could be several million dollars. Packages of additives are blended with basic oils on concrete formulation for getting engine oils.