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Spotlight on Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - June 1, 2021

Figures from the National Lubricating Grease Institute’s 2019 Annual Production Survey showed that although lithium r ...

Futures Market Near for Lithium Hydroxide

Futures Market Near for Lithium Hydroxide

Lube Report Americas - April 14, 2021

Derivatives marketplace CME Group last week announced it would begin trading futures contracts for lithium hydroxide on ...

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 30, 2021

Fuchs Petrolub SE opened a polyurea lubricating grease factory at its Kaiserslautern, Germany, site, the company announc ...

Albemarle Boosts U.S. Lithium Capacity

Albemarle Boosts U.S. Lithium Capacity

Lube Report Americas - January 20, 2021

Albemarle Corp. recently announced plans to double capacity at its lithium mine in Nevada in response to burgeoning dema ...

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NLGI Launches Grease Certification

Lube Report Americas - December 16, 2020

The National Lubricating Grease Institute launched on Dec. 2 its new High-Performance Multiuse Grease Certification, kno ...

Lithium Loosens Its Grip on Grease

Lithium Loosens Its Grip on Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

At the end of March, India implemented the world’s most stringent lockdown in response to the novel coronavirus pande ...

Shear Improvement: Polymers Keep Mechanical Stability

Shear Improvement: Polymers Keep Mechanical Stability

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

Polymers can improve water resistance, thickener yield and tackiness in grease formulations, but their long molecular st ...

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Marketing Matters

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 27, 2020

Emeka Umejei looks at African grease trends.

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Expanding to Grow in Evolving Grease Market

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Aerospace Lubricants is nearing completion on an expansion to add 10 million pounds of grease production capacity at its ...

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Passing the Test: Choosing the Best Grease for Your Heavy Equipment

Lubes'n'Greases - November 20, 2019

A how-to guide for using bench tests to select the right grease for your heavy mining equipment.

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Axel to Expand, Improve U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Axel Christiernsson AB announced on Monday a multi-million dollar expansion and improvement plan across its three grease ...

Lithium Prices Give Back Ground

Lithium Prices Give Back Ground

Lube Report Americas - October 23, 2019

Lithium prices have fallen in recent months, offering respite to lubricating grease producers who had been squeezed by a ...

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Contradictory Compatibility

Lubes'n'Greases - September 17, 2019

Different grease compatibility charts often present conflicting information, putting end users and their equipment at ri ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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Grease Production Dips in North America

Lube Report Americas - June 12, 2019

Lubricating grease production in North America declined 4.2 percent in 2018, according to the National Lubricating Greas ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON GREASE

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2019

Grease performance and production techniques continue to advance. Two companies present their latest grease innovations.

Easing India’s Reliance on Lithium Greases

Easing India’s Reliance on Lithium Greases

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2019

Indian grease manufacturers, like their counterparts in other countries, have for the past couple years bemoaned sharp i ...