Extreme Pressure Additives


If Not Chlorine, What?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 22, 2016

The search is on for the next generation of extreme pressure additives to replace chlorinated paraffins in metalworking ...


EPA Reveals Its Thinking on Chlorinated Paraffins

Lube Report - December 30, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public new documents regarding its preliminary risk assessment of medi ...


Chlorinated Paraffins: No Quick Solutions

Lubes'n'Greases - December 23, 2015

Can very-long-chain chlorinated paraffins replace their cousins, which have been targeted by EPA?


EPA Yields Little on Chlorinated Paraffins

Lubes'n'Greases - November 18, 2015

The agency seems adamant that most chlorinated paraffins need to go away. A coalition of industry groups is gearing up t ...


EPA Gives Ground on CP Deadline

Lube Report - September 30, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday a postponement of about a year to the beginning of a ban on ...


EPA Nixes Most Chlorinated Paraffins

Lubes'n'Greases - April 28, 2015

If the federal agency prevails, some of the most effective extreme-pressure agents in metalworking will vanish from the ...


EPA: Most Chlorinated Paraffins Must Go

Lube Report - April 22, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stated it could eliminate mid- and long-chain chlorinated paraffins in U.S. com ...


The Contributions of Additives

Lube Report Asia - December 30, 2014

Formulators use a wide range of chemicals to perform the long list of jobs assigned to lubricant additives. Todays engin ...


EPA Reiterates Short-Chain CP Concerns

Lube Report - December 24, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Significant New Rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act for alkane ...


Chlorinated Paraffins Saga Continues

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

Metalworking fluid manufacturers are waiting - and waiting - to learn if EPA will put restrictions on one of their favor ...


Who Are the Additive Winners (and Losers)?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

A new study sees antioxidants, friction modifiers and PPD racing ahead in this $10 billion market, as antiwear agents an ...


Will REACH Snag U.S. Companies?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Beginning this year, Europes chemical regulation will generate reams of safety data, and even companies beyond the Conti ...


Back to the Chemistry Lab?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

N-paraffins, the building block for chlorinated paraffins, could soon be in tight supply, warns a new report. Is it time ...


From Hen House to Penthouse

Lubes'n'Greases - May 13, 2014

Dover Chemical has risen from the most humble beginnings to become the U.S. leader in chlorinated paraffins.


Metalworkings Thirst

Lubes'n'Greases - May 8, 2014

Chemical supply concerns - more than base oil worries - are keeping metalworking fluid formulators on edge.


A New Model for Metalworking

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

Recent research at Wisura GmbH disputes conventional theories about how metalworking fluids work. Joachim Schulz says a ...


A New Model for Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2014

Conventional theories about metalworking fluids state that they react chemically with the surfaces of metal workpieces d ...


CP Saga Continues

Lube Report - July 17, 2013

The U.S. metalworking fluids industry is waiting to learn how the United States will regulate medium- and long-chain chl ...