Rail Lubricants

Customizing Lubes, Applicators for Rail Systems
A locomotive at Bergen central station in Norway. © Gunnar E Eide

Customizing Lubes, Applicators for Rail Systems

January 16, 2024

Researchers with a technical foundation and a university in Norway said their efforts to develop new knowledge on the in ...

Outlook for Grease Working Groups

Outlook for Grease Working Groups

January 3, 2023

NLGI and ELGI’s grease working groups stay busy. What are some of the latest and most pressing things on their to-do l ...

Railway Greases Stay on Track

Railway Greases Stay on Track

June 1, 2021

There are over 140,000 miles of freight and passenger railroad tracks in both the United States and Europe. As train whe ...

Lubricant Supply Crisis Grows in Ukraine

Lubricant Supply Crisis Grows in Ukraine

March 23, 2021

Ukraine Railways is facing difficulties obtaining finished lubricants after some marketers failed to fulfill call-off co ...

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Russias Intesmo Launches Grease Plant

September 10, 2014

VOLGOGRAD, Russia – Russian grease maker Intesmo pledged to reduce Russias reliance on imported grease and to also ...

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Lukoil, Russian Railways to Open Grease Plant

August 20, 2014

Russian grease maker Intesmo, a joint venture between Lukoil and Russian Railways, is ready to launch its new grease pla ...

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Staying on Track

May 1, 2014

Tremendous forces are generated on railways, causing significant wear of rails and the wheels that ride them. Industry w ...