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Mr Terry You

Technical Manager

SK Lubricants Co., Ltd


  • Technical manager in SK Lubricants (2016 till date): Developing YUBASE formulation

  • Researcher in SK Innovation (2010 till 2015): Process engineering (especially base oil refinery)

  • Masters Degree in Material Science and Engineering

Brief Overview
The aim of this lecture is to awaken an interest in and understanding of the base oil manufacturing and product quality. There would be a discussion on the differences among the API groups of base oil.

Key Topic Areas

  • Base oil manufacturing

    • From crude oil to base oil

    • Solvent processing vs hydro processing

  • Base oil quality fundamentals

    • API base oil groups

    • Comparison of API base oil group