Industrial Hydraulic Fluids

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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. ...

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 ...

Rosneft’s Sales Grew in 2019

Rosneft’s Sales Grew in 2019

Lube Report EMEA - July 10, 2020

Rosneft’s domestic lubricant sales grew almost 10% to 712,000 tons in 2019, up from 650,000 tons the year before as ex ...

Get Set, Flow

Get Set, Flow

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 27, 2020

Hydraulic systems need the correct viscosity fluid to balance opposing efficiency loss mechanisms. A team of German rese ...

Study Assesses Hydraulic Fluid Sustainability

Study Assesses Hydraulic Fluid Sustainability

Lube Report EMEA - April 29, 2020

German industrial giants Fuchs Petrolub and BASF carried out a joint study on the cradle-to-grave environmental impact o ...

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Better Prescreening for Vane Pump Fluids

Lubes'n'Greases - January 21, 2020

Testing hydraulic fluids is pricy. Fortunately, a new bench test can help cut costs by weeding out inadequate fluids fro ...

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Shell Acquires Industrial Fluids Manufacturer

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

Shell Lubricants acquired the assets of American Chemical Technologies Inc., which manufactures and distributes industri ...

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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.

Transparency Mandated for Obsolete Tractor Fluids

Transparency Mandated for Obsolete Tractor Fluids

Lube Report Americas - July 24, 2019

Starting in January, tractor hydraulic fluids sold in the United States that do not meet current specifications will nee ...

ILMA Calls for Economy THF Spec

ILMA Calls for Economy THF Spec

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2019

Amidst efforts to rid the market of 303 tractor hydraulic fluids, the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association ha ...

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Tractor Fluid Suit Preliminary Settlement Reached

Lube Report Americas - April 17, 2019

A Federal District Court judge in Missouri last week granted preliminary approval to a class action settlement providing ...

Coolants Plus Acquires Scot

Coolants Plus Acquires Scot

Lube Report Americas - January 10, 2018

Coolants Plus, the marketer of Starfire brand lubricants, announced last week that it had purchased Scot Lubricants Inc. ...