Volume 4 Issue 38

API Closes Provisional Licensing

The American Petroleum Institute closed provisional licensing, invoked in March for most active North American industry heavy-duty diesel engine oil specifications because independent laboratories were unable to run the Mack T-12 wear test.

Custom Content in association with PERKINELMER

PerkinElmer Passes Particulate Test

Clean, contaminate-free lubricants and oils are vital for machinery to run smoothly and efficiently. An increase in particulate levels means additional wear, more maintenance, and unexpected downtime.

Testing Wind Turbine Lubes in Canada

ExxonMobil is collaborating with a Canadian wind energy research organization to test new lubricants for wind turbine applications and lube performance monitoring technologies.

Amsoil Launches Industrial Lubes Unit

Synthetic lubricants manufacturer Amsoil launched Amsoil Industrial, a new business unit dedicated to serving large business-to-business customers, initially in four segments: metal stamping, plastic injection molding, power generation and general construction equipment manufacturers.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Kazakhstan to Make Group II, III

Dorf Ketal, TriBonds Form Saudi JV

Hengmei to Build Lube Plant in Pakistan

Briefly Noted

Ragrisa Co. will distribute Bulgarian lubricants blender Prista Oil’s products in Nicaragua under a recently announced agreement.