Corrosion destroys both equipment and lubricants, but corrosion inhibitors present many challenges for lube formulators. Can the foe be vanquished?
Volume 22, Issue 4: April 2016 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Proliferating tests, parameters, committees and costs are stifling engine oil innovation, says one additive maker, and he believes that the time is ripe for change.
Potentially working away right under your nose, family-run Syn-Tech Ltd.s highly specialized, small volume lubricants are gaining recognition.
As demand shifts upward for transmission fluids in mining and construction equipment, differences are emerging among OEMs friction requirements.
Production of base oils hit 65.6 million barrels last year, the highest since 2006.
Terry Hoffman updates his base oil industry forecast. His divinations for the next 10 years: Youll need lots of Group III - but hold on to that Group II!
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