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The article presents data on the study of vegetable oils (castor, cotton and rapeseed) for use as an additive to lubricants. It is revealed that rapeseed oil has good viscosity, low-temperature properties and high wear resistant characteristics. It was determined that, when using vegetable oils as lubricants, not only their high biodegradability and lack of environmental toxicity, but also the technical characteristics that determine the suitability of the application is important.

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