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Zinc Dithiophosphate Properties

Zinc Dithiophosphate

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The main use of zinc dithiophosphate is in anti-wear additives to lubricants such as greases, gear oils, and motor oils, which contain about 1%. For applications in oils for gasoline engines, zinc and phosphorus emissions could damage catalytic converters and have had their quantity reduced in standard formulations. The same compounds serve also as corrosion inhibitors and antioxidants.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Dark-colored viscous liquid
CAS Number 19210-06-1
Molar Mass 450.37 g/mol
Molecular Formula O4P2S4Zn3
RTECS Number TE4800000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Zinc Dithiophosphate;Phosphorodithioic Acid, Zinc Salt;Dihydroxy-Sulfanyl-Sulfanylidene-Phosphorane
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