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American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2015, 3(2), 37-41
DOI: 10.12691/ajmse-3-2-3
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Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Emulsifier Concentration on the Properties of Olechemical Oil Based Cutting Fluid

Lawal S.A1, , Ugheoke B.I2, Woma T.Y3, Amodu E.A1, Olatunji K.O1, Yusuf A.O1 and Yahaya J1

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

2Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Abuja, Nigeria

3Pure and Applied Physics Department, Federal University Wukari, Nigeria

Pub. Date: November 13, 2015

Cite this paper:
Lawal S.A, Ugheoke B.I, Woma T.Y, Amodu E.A, Olatunji K.O, Yusuf A.O and Yahaya J. Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Emulsifier Concentration on the Properties of Olechemical Oil Based Cutting Fluid. American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2015; 3(2):37-41. doi: 10.12691/ajmse-3-2-3

Abstract

Experimental investigation of the effect of emulsifier concentration on the properties of olechemical-oil -based cutting fluid was studied. It was observed that as the emulsifier concentration increases from 2% to 8%, the kinematic viscosity increased. However, for emulsifier concentration of 10%, the kinematic viscosity started decreasing for all the temperature range used, although an increase was observed with increase in temperature. On the other hand, other properties such as thermal conductivity, pH value, flash and fire points increased as the concentration of the emulsifier was raised. However, microbial growth decreased as the pH value increased.

Keywords:
emulsifier formulation olechemical oil cutting fluid vegetable oil

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