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Listen to Your Oil

Lubes'n'Greases - May 26, 2014

A small drop of grease or oil contains a wealth of information. And if you know what to ask, electronic sensors can reve ...

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Peering into the Mist

Lubes'n'Greases - May 16, 2014

Scientists disagree on how or how much metalworking fluids affect worker health, but theyre finding new tools to solve t ...

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Eaton Picks a Greener Option

Lubes'n'Greases - May 13, 2014

When metalworking fluids created a massive headache for this automotive component manufacturer, it sought relief in a ve ...

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Unlock the Secrets of Your Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - May 13, 2014

Used grease can be an impenetrable mystery, yielding few clues to its life or equipment condition. It doesnt have to be ...

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Biocides Under a Microscope. U.S.

Lubes'n'Greases - May 12, 2014

Canadian and European regulators are all taking whacks at biocide use - and metalworking fluids are feeling the heat.

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Grease Detectives

Lubes'n'Greases - May 12, 2014

Long comfortable with used oil analysis, more end users are starting to test in-service greases, too. Here are ideas fro ...

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Debunking the Myths about Formaldehyde Condensates

Lubes'n'Greases - May 10, 2014

They cant stand up to mycobacteria, and theyre a health concern at any level. Right? An industry expert reviews the use ...

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Facing Down Microbes

Lubes'n'Greases - May 7, 2014

How well do phenolic compounds hold up against microbes such as bacteria, fungi and viruses in metalworking fluids? For ...

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Modern Tools, Ancient Art

Lubes'n'Greases - May 7, 2014

Microorganisms can wreak havoc in the metalworking environment, so skilled formulators create metalworking fluids with b ...