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Volume 24, Issue 5: May 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Good and Ready

With the Atlantic hurricane season blowing in soon and Harvey still a fresh memory, several lube industry players share how they plan for the worst.

Quenching LSPI in Modern Engines

Low-speed pre-ignition can knock down even the fittest of modern engines. Research says calcium based additives may be responsible for the roughhousing.

WEC: Killer at Large

A ruthless and unpredictable type of rolling contact fatigue is slaying bearings before their time, but lubricant detectives are hot on its heels.

One Size Fits All? Not for Defoamers

Bespoke additive packages are the norm, while anti-foam agents are often plucked off the shelf. A more deliberate approach could dress down the competition.

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