1845151-A1 is referenced by 20 patents.
The lubricating base oil of the invention is characterized by satisfying at least one of the following conditions (a) or (b). (a) A saturated compound content of 95 % by mass or greater, and a proportion of 0.1-10 % by mass of cyclic saturated compounds among the saturated compounds. (b) The condition represented by the following formula (1). 1.435 n 20 - 0.002 kv 100 1.450 wherein n 20 represents the refractive index of the lubricating base oil at 20 DEG C, and kv100 represents the kinematic viscosity (mm 2 /s) of the lubricating base oil at 100 DEG C.