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 ...


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 ...


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, ...


Oronite to Make Carboxylates in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2015

Chevron Oronite announced yesterday that it will install carboxylate capacity at its lubricant additive plant in Singapo ...


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 ...


Oronite Expands in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2014

Chevron Oronite announced last week the completion of a major expansion at its lubricant additive plant in Singapore. Th ...


Building Blocks for Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

While some lubricants need only a single component, such as a rust inhibitor, engine oils demand a complex mix of chemis ...


Inside the Additive Toolkit

Lubes'n'Greases - May 10, 2014

Theyre about 20 percent of whats in engine oils, and 15 percent or less of industrial lubes. What do additives do - and ...


Road Map for Engine Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - May 8, 2014

Automakers believe more fuel savings are hiding inside engine oils, possibly in high doses of friction modifiers. Now th ...


Additives Growth to Outpace Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - April 2, 2014

Global consumption of lubricant additives is climbing 2.2 percent a year -- which is faster than the lubes they go into, ...