As global energy appetite increases, the battle against varnish in power generation turbines rages on. One company gives its perspective on vanquishing the foe.
Volume 24, Issue 12: December 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
R&D and technical managers pave the way for better formulations and can expect to be rewarded accordingly.
While stakeholders struggle to prove that new oils will work in older engines, that proof is becoming more elusive.
Coaxing serpentine polymer molecules into submission can be tricky, with properties intricately dependent upon other lubricant components.
Reconditioning metalworking fluids is a good strategy to stop degradation, but care must be taken at each step.
With electrical contacts in cars expected to double, fretting wear and corrosion are an increasing concern. A new test rig can better evaluate anti-fretting lubes.
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