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What is jet oil?

Requirements for aviation lubricants (jet oils) are beyond the capabilities of petroleum-based oils, so synthetic lubricants were developed to meet these needs. Jet oils are required to operate at extreme temperatures, from -40 degrees Celsius to more than 250 C. Jet oils typically take seven to 15 years from the time a commitment is made to start development to the time of full approval and commercialization.

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