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Engine Oil Fundamentals – Part 3: What are the Standards for Engine Oil?
In the final part of a three-part introductory primer on engine lubricants, we take a closer look at the standardization of engine oil worldwide, so that anyone talking about lubes from any country are using the same definitions. Read on for a summar...
16 Sep 2019
Engine Oil Fundamentals – Part 2: Adding the Magic with Additives
In the second part of a three-part introductory primer on engine lubricants, we take a closer look at their second fundamental component – additives. We dive into what are the different types of additives, why they’re important, and why w...
9 Sep 2019
Engine Oil Fundamentals – Part 1: Back to basics with Base Oils in engines
To understand lubricating oils, you need to understand their two fundamental components –base oils and additives. Join us in the first part of a three-part introductory primer on engine lubricants, as we take a closer look at their base oil component – the different base oil types, their manufacturing processes, and their impact on the final lubricant properties.
2 Sep 2019
Greasing for power in electric motors
Electric motors are omnipresent, with millions in use worldwide powering a vast array of industrial processes. However, their operation is very energy intensive, amounting to 40 per cent of total global energy consumption! We discuss how one key technique to lessen their energy consumption is to use a high performance grease for lubricating electric motor bearings
29 Jul 2019
Picking the right lubricants to enhance mine site operations
The modern mining industry faces a unique set of lubricant challenges amid constant exposure to the elements, extreme temperatures, and heavy loads. Find out what you should consider when choosing lubricants and how the right lubes can help companies overcome the challenges of mine site operations.
22 Jul 2019
Lubricants 101: What needs to be lubricated? – Part 2
In the second and final part of our primer on industrial lubricants, we look at what are the various elements that require lubrication. Regardless if you’re a seasoned pro or a new aspiring talent in this industry, this article will help you u...
15 Jul 2019
Lubricants 101: The properties of lubricating oils – Part 1
Why do we need to lubricate? In this first part of a two-part introductory primer on industrial lubricants, we take a closer look at the need for lubrication and the key properties of lubricating oils. Regardless if you’re a seasoned pro or a new aspiring talent in this industry, this article will help you understand their significance when choosing the right lubes with the right characteristics for various industrial…
8 Jul 2019
How to take the heat out of steel mill lubrication with high performance hydraulic oils
An Italian steel mill dramatically extended the oil drain intervals of the hydraulic systems of its bridge cranes by 700% - following a switch to a synthetic, high performance hydraulic oil.
1 Jul 2019
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