The fun of using Oil additives according to John Wintermute

Oil additives have earned a bad name in the past due to a handful of unethical manufacturers who have launched their products without proper testing and documentation. However the whole world is using these additives and getting results which have given an impetus to the lubricating industry. Keeping the tradition of supplying quality material to its customers many organizations worldwide have got their coffers swollen to large extents informs John Wintermute. He further adds if these products were so bad it would not have been possible for these organizations to survive and be in business for such a long time.

Thus it is important for one to distinguish the additives manufactured by companies that have developed their products after extensive testing and documentation. In practice it’s not the oil alone that will do all the lubrication for the machine. There needs to be a supplement along with the oil to protect the vital parts of the machine. The temperatures and types of service under which an engine is operated vary markedly. It generally happens that the engine oil may reach to a temperature from where it is too tough for the oil alone to get back to the normal temperature this is where additives play a major role.

Extreme pressure conditions can develop between heavily loaded parts from lack of lubrication, inadequate clearance, extreme heat, and sometimes as a result of using the wrong type or grade of lubricant for the operating conditions of the engine. Since motor oils do not contain extreme pressure agents this is an area that aftermarket additive manufacturers focus a lot of attention. In modern engines the valve train with its cams, valve lifters, push rods, valve stem tips, and parts of the rocker arms operate under conditions of extreme pressure because they carry heavy loads on very small contact areas.

Additives are a necessity to reduce the wear and tear in an engine that is contained in motor oils. Although skeptics will always be talking about the ill effects of using an oil additive due to vested interests. Its consumer at the end of the day who needs to decide feels Josiah Wintermute from Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories. Taking care of the engine for the longevity of the machine or automobile in the best of its health needs to be undertaken by the person who is using and investing it. Make sure to use quality oil additives manufactured by organizations of repute that have tested and documented their products according to industry standards.

To know more about the working of Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories and John Wintermute feel free to contact him through Josiah Wintermute by visiting

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