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Volume 24, Issue 11: November 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Sales Managers: Hot Property

Good sales and marketing employees are as coveted as the dollars they bring in. Lube companies are working hard to keep them happy.

R.I.P. Gear Inefficiency

An aftermarket product claiming to improve gear efficiency might sound like snake oil, but it could be just what the doctor ordered for power-hungry military vehicles.

Stuck in a Closed Loop

Rerefined engine oils cant seem to make a dent in market share despite years of fighting for equal footing with virgin oils.

Quality Lubes Find Fair Winds

Wind turbine operators are demanding better guidance for lubricants, with costly consequences for those that choose the wrong products.

Finding Alternatives to ZDDP

Tightening phosphorus limits are putting the squeeze on the tried and true antiwear additive. Could ionic liquids help fill the gap?

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