Its not just oil-to-sea interfaces that operators need to worry about in VGP-governed waters. Lubes for auxiliary marine applications often sneak past compliance and into effluent streams.
Volume 23, Issue 7: July 2017 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Tired of waiting for the U.S. and Europe to catch up, Japanese automakers are racing down the viscosity hill with their own specification for SAE 0W-8 engine oil.
Up to 30 percent of a plants total maintenance costs can rise from poor lubrication. One General Mills plant whipped up a new lube program to knead out the problems.
Gelatin has found a niche outside its usual gummy bears and aspics: sweetening the performance of metalworking lubes.
Greater automation in the food industry is raising the pressure on greases for processing equipment. A common compound in non-stick cookware can lift the weight.
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