Testing Equipment

Gauging Interest
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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 ne ...

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 Ja ...

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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 ...