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Causes of High Nitration

Causes of High Nitration

Excessive aeration can lead to compression combustion of air molecules (microdieseling) causing thermal breakdown of oil molecules, which will increase the nitration value.

In engine applications, early combustion caused by advanced timing will produce nitration by-products. These by-products form a slimy brown or reddish-brown residue.

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