Evaluation and selection of regeneration of waste lubricating oil technology

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Lubricant is one of the important resources that cannot be disposed of randomly due to the presence of pollutants. In response to economic efficiency and environmental protection, there is a growing trend of regeneration and reuse of waste lubricant. However, the technologies shall be compared to provide a useful reference for the use of waste lubricant. The major aim of this paper is to use analytic hierarchy process to select, analyze, and compare the regenerative technologies, thus laying a basis for the governmental bodies in policy making of lubricant recovery as well as for industrial operators in deciding the recovery methods.

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Hsu, YL., Liu, CC. Evaluation and selection of regeneration of waste lubricating oil technology. Environ Monit Assess 176, 197–212 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1576-3

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Keywords

  • Waste oil
  • Recycling
  • Regeneration
  • Re-refining
  • AHP