Air is an enemy of lubricants. One of a formulator’s major challenges is keeping out the entrained air caused by sliding, pumping and spinning of the very parts that fluids are intended to protect.
Volume 14, Issue 5: May 2020 Lubes'n'Greases EMEA Magazine
With the coronavirus outbreak forcing the global economy into a standstill, times are tough for lubricants businesses. By switching to sanitizer production, some blenders can stay healthy and join the fight against the disease.
Africa’s lube market is split between aging autos using old school base oils and a younger fleet with a thirst for higher-performing materials. Throw industrialization into the mix and demand patterns become tricky to forecast.
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