Industrial Greases

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

Rebound Forecast for Industrial Lubes

Rebound Forecast for Industrial Lubes

Lube Report Americas - September 16, 2020

Global demand volumes for general industrial oils and grease will decline 13% this year due to COVID-19’s impacts, con ...

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 ...

Greases Keep Components Moving in Space

Greases Keep Components Moving in Space

Lube Report Americas - September 9, 2020

“Greases are absolutely the space lubricant of choice,” Christopher DellaCorte, senior technologist of tribology at ...

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Idemitsu Team Develops Wind Turbine Lubes

Lube Report Asia - September 4, 2020

Idemitsu Kosan announced that it is cooperating with two Japanese universities on a grant project to develop wind turbin ...

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 ...

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European Grease Volumes Drop

Lube Report EMEA - July 5, 2020

Europe reported slightly lower grease production in 2019, according to a survey conducted by the United States-based Nat ...

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

While blenders converting their production lines for hand sanitizer grab headlines, companies that make greases for life ...

Russia’s Grease Output Jumps 50 Percent

Russia’s Grease Output Jumps 50 Percent

Lube Report EMEA - June 14, 2020

Grease production in Russia rose 51 percent in 2019, continuing a four-year growth trend that has been boosted by a gove ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Greases Make MR Fluid Technology Stick

Greases Make MR Fluid Technology Stick

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

Magnetorheological fluids are being used in an increasing number of applications, but this relatively new technology sti ...

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Marketing Matters

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 27, 2020

Emeka Umejei looks at African grease trends.

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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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Contradictory Compatibility

Lubes'n'Greases - September 17, 2019

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