Industrial Gear Oils

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Back in the Saddle

Lubes'n'Greases - July 3, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic—and other factors, like severe weather—forced temporary shutdowns in a variety of industries. ...

China Leads Wind Energy Charge

China Leads Wind Energy Charge

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s wind power capacity reached almost 56 gigawatts in 2020, a 78% increase from 2019, according to data re ...

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - March 4, 2021

Since the first steam trains of early 19th century England, locomotives have been an invaluable boon to trade and civil ...

Industrial Lubes Roughed up by Pandemic

Industrial Lubes Roughed up by Pandemic

Lube Report Asia - September 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will reduce global demand volumes for general industrial oils and greases by 13% this year, consul ...

Slump, Rebound Forecast for Wind Energy Lubes

Slump, Rebound Forecast for Wind Energy Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - July 28, 2020

The current economic downturn should cause a setback for demand of lubricants used in wind turbines, but the industry sh ...

Wind Energy Lube Demand Forecast to Stall

Wind Energy Lube Demand Forecast to Stall

Lube Report Americas - July 22, 2020

Global lubricant demand for wind energy is likely to hit a speed bump in the current economic climate but should rebound ...

Robots Need Lubes, Too

Robots Need Lubes, Too

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

Industrial robots have multiple joints, similar to human elbows and knees. Unlike humans, regular greasing is all they n ...

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The Gearbox Killer?

Lubes'n'Greases - February 14, 2020

White etching cracks are a harbinger of gearbox death in wind turbines and other equipment. New research points to subpa ...

U.S. Wind Power Capacity Still Rising

U.S. Wind Power Capacity Still Rising

Lube Report Americas - February 12, 2020

United States operating wind power capacity grew 9.5 percent in 2019 to almost 105,600 megawatts, while power purchase a ...

IHS: Wind Energy Maintenance Spending to Grow

IHS: Wind Energy Maintenance Spending to Grow

Lube Report Americas - December 4, 2019

United States wind operations and annual maintenance spending is expected to increase by 50 percent from 2018 to more th ...

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Gear Oils Gain Efficiency

Lubes'n'Greases - October 22, 2019

A new polyether hybrid base stock hopes to bridge the gap between compatibility and performance in the synthetic fluid l ...

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Spotlight Shifts to Synthetic and Naphthenic Base Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Are the synthetic and naphthenic understudies to paraffinic base oils ready to steal the limelight?

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Tribologists Urged to Accelerate Innovation

Lube Report Americas - May 29, 2019

Attendees at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers heard a call to accelerate thei ...

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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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Gear Oil Specs with Teeth

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

Industrial gear oils now face a more rigorous gauntlet of tests for gear and bearing protection and for extended drain i ...