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Ionic liquids in mechanical engineering

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Author(s): Schlücker E, Wasserscheid P
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag
Publication year: 2011
Volume: 83
Journal issue: 9
Pages range: 1476-1484
ISSN: 0009-286X


Ionic liquids (ILs) offer many possibilities for improving the properties of machines that rely on lubricants or operating liquids. The studies presented here showed that different ionic liquids are suitable to, e.g., make high pressure processes more efficient and reduce fuel consumption of combustion engines. It is shown that ionic liquids can increase the performance for all machines with lubricants or operating liquids. The only obstacle to the widespread use of ionic liquids in the machine technology is the potential corrosivity of ILs that generally prohibits the use of conventional materials. Copyright © 2011 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

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APA: Schlücker, E., & Wasserscheid, P. (2011). Ionic liquids in mechanical engineering. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 83(9), 1476-1484.

MLA: Schlücker, Eberhard, and Peter Wasserscheid. "Ionic liquids in mechanical engineering." Chemie Ingenieur Technik 83.9 (2011): 1476-1484.

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