6.8   Oils and greases


The oils used in steam turbines must provide clean, stable and efficient lubrication whilst exposed to the severe operational conditions.

They are also required to be efficient at absorbing the heat generated in the bearing. These conditions require the use of oils incorporating additives, particularly for the inhibition of corrosion and oxidation.

    6.8.1  Oils

    6.8.2  Greases


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