For almost a century, the cone penetrometer has taken the measure of grease stiffness. Its easy, cheap, fast--and wildly overrated, critics say.
Volume 23, Issue 11: November 2017 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
As industrial gear oils market value has risen, demand volume has shrunk. High-performance synthetics, like PAGs, are enabling the transition.
Mazda says its the first to commercialize compression-ignition technology for gasoline engines. The new autos may squeeze lube formulators to bridge traditional diesel and gasoline requirements.
Engine oils have dramatically reshaped the base oil landscape over the past decade, and theyre not finished yet.
An additive maker reviews the benefits of the latest technology for heavy-duty engine oils.
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