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?
Volume 22, Issue 6: June 2016 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Europe is teetering at the edge of a decision to ban lead in alloys - a move that would trigger a chain reaction throughout the metalworking industry.
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.
ExxonMobils Nancy Carlson answers our questions about the high-tech world of jet engine oils.
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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