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Volume 22, Issue 6: June 2016 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Batteries Deliver a Shock to Lithium

With demand for batteries draining the lithium market, grease producers are coming up empty-handed. What is being done to recharge supplies of the worlds favorite grease thickener?

Time to Trim the Engine Oil Bureaucracy?

Nearly two dozen trade associations, committees, panels and other interest groups have a say in the creation of engine oils. No wonder new categories only move forward at a snails pace.

China Raises the Stakes for Grease

As China seeks to transform itself from the worlds factory into a producer of value-added goods, the countrys appetite for sophisticated greases is growing.

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