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Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant
The exterior of Fuchs’ new polyurea grease plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Photo courtesy Fuchs Petrolub SE

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 ...

Making the Match

Making the Match

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

A better understanding of gearbox coatings will help both lube formulators and OEMs. As power density increases for ...

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

The Readers Have Spoken  My wife and I were watching beach volleyball in Laguna Beach, California, on January 1 ...

Spotlight on Grease

Spotlight on Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

The grease industry has been under pressure to develop formulations that keep pace with the increased performance and ef ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON ILSAC GF-6

Lubes'n'Greases - January 21, 2020

The looming introduction of one of the most complex specifications to date is top of mind for formulators. Two companies ...

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The Sticky Problem of Viscous Additives

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - November 17, 2019

Almost the entire lubricant industry is moving toward lower viscosity fluids. But in some additive package components, m ...

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Efficiency Flows from Polymer VM

Lubes'n'Greases - September 17, 2019

Studying a new type of viscosity modifier led to a valuable discovery about fluid flow in hydraulic systems.

A New Wave of ATFs

A New Wave of ATFs

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

Fluid makers can no longer use existing automatic transmission fluid formulations in hybrids. But new products are being ...

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Predicting the Future of Additive Package Components

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 20, 2019

Additive companies play a key role in the drive for improved fuel economy and emissions targets, which are in turn deter ...

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Tianhe Introduces Engine Oil Packages

Lube Report Asia - December 14, 2018

Tianhe Chemicals reported last month that it has launched lubricant additive packages for passenger car engine oils meet ...

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UK Additives Firm Opens Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 24, 2018

Lubricant additives supplier SBZ Corp. opened a manufacturing facility and laboratory in Wickford, United Kingdom, to ac ...

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Lube Report Asia - November 7, 2017

Chevron Oronite completed an expansion of its additives plant in Singapore that doubles its global carboxylate-based det ...

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Tractors, Cars and Engines: Oronite Gets Focused for the Future

Lubes'n'Greases - July 21, 2017

With a century of operations under its belt, Chevron Oronite anticipates a new spurt of growth from automotive, off-high ...

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Lubricating the Energy Boom

Lubes'n'Greases - April 18, 2017

Natural gas is fueling ever more of the worlds increasing energy demands. Stationary engines havent escaped this trend, ...

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Safer Marine Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - January 20, 2017

An important chemical used to synthesize detergents for marine diesel cylinder oils has been classified as a reprotoxin. ...

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The Many Moving Parts of Industrial Gear Oil Specs

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - September 17, 2015

Industrial gear oils must meet the requirements of lingering legacy specifications as well as a number of new standards ...

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Determining the Best Grease Additives

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - August 13, 2015

Statistical tools such as test modeling are invaluable in quickly and efficiently understanding the effects of additives ...