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Caprylic Acid


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Caprylic Acid, also known as octanoic acid, is an eight carbon saturated fatty acid. It has a number of uses in the lubricant field. It is used to manufacture synthetic lubricants, hydraulic fluids and refrigerant lubricant. Caprylic Acid in metal working fluids isused as solubilizer for mineral oils and acts as a corrosion and rust inhibitor in antifreeze.


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