A Brief History of Dispersants and Future Needs
Dispersants are a vital component for lubricant formulators. They are widely used in a variety of lubricant applications and may make up 60% of the additives in a crankcase lubricant package. Usage has grown for many decades, with variations of chemistry based on their purpose. Why are they so important, how have they evolved over time, and will they continue to be a major formulation component in...