Testing Equipment

Webinar Promotes Process for Aviation Oils
A technician conducts work on a turbine jet engine removed from an aircraft for maintenance. © santi lumubol

Webinar Promotes Process for Aviation Oils

Lube Report Americas - September 28, 2022

Tribology-by-design aims to simplify and make more efficient the development of tribological solutions involving lubrica ...

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Jalos Studies Lube Test Methods

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2022

Japan Lubricating Oil Society recently reported results of studies that it completed into the accuracy of test methods f ...

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

Lube Report Americas - May 18, 2022

The new president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers said such professional organizations can play ...

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

The Science Behind New Lubricant Testing

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

New engine oil performance categories mean renewed attention to the testing protocols that accompany them. Discover how ...

Selby, Lubricant Testing Giant, Dies

Selby, Lubricant Testing Giant, Dies

Lube Report Americas - March 30, 2022

Ted Selby, founder of the Savant Group and a giant in the field of lubricant testing, died Monday at the age of 93. Over ...

PerkinElmer Makes Grease Sampling Simple

PerkinElmer Makes Grease Sampling Simple

Lube Report Americas - October 27, 2021

Machinery and equipment relies on effective lubrication. Yet greases – an important lubricant commonly used in axles, ...

STLE Looks to Future

STLE Looks to Future

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

Ken Hope, global polyalphaolefins technical services manager for Chevron Phillips Chemical, assumed the role of the Soci ...

Gauging Interest

Gauging Interest

Lubes'n'Greases - May 3, 2021

A crossover test will allow quick, easy and inexpensive grease particle counts  An industry working group is nea ...

Tapping into a New Test

Tapping into a New Test

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

A key test for evaluating the lubricity of metal removal fluids has been retired and a new one screwed into place in Jan ...

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Worries Raised Over Heavy-duty Engine Tests

Lube Report Americas - January 8, 2020

The next heavy-duty engine oil category in North America is not expected for seven years, and industry insiders worry th ...

R.I.P. Gear Inefficiency

R.I.P. Gear Inefficiency

Lubes'n'Greases - October 23, 2018

An aftermarket product claiming to improve gear efficiency might sound like snake oil, but it could be just what the doc ...

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Plastic Pulls Double Duty

Lubes'n'Greases - December 22, 2016

Shouldnt every component in your grease pull its weight? Polymer thickeners not only provide structure, they also help l ...

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If Not Chlorine, What?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 22, 2016

The search is on for the next generation of extreme pressure additives to replace chlorinated paraffins in metalworking ...

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Lube Oil Analysis Takes to Sea

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

The average container ship can spend $12 million on cylinder lubrication over its lifetime. With the right lube diagnost ...