Modern grease formulation is a balancing act of performance, service life and energy efficiency. Two companies give insight into the drivers of innovation for these products.
Volume 24, Issue 6: June 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Blazing temperatures in steel mills take a punishing toll on machinery and interfere with lubrication maintenance. The right grease can shield equipment and workers alike.
Gone are the frigid mornings of yore when engine oils were as sluggish as shivering drivers. But can the latest low-viscosity oils flow in winter without cold-weather additives?
A citys trash can also be an energy treasure trove, as long as the oils protecting landfill gas engines are able to keep contaminants at bay.
Decades of research have advanced metalworking fluid maintenance practices, but unanswered questions still abound.
EVs and hybrids arent the only new technologies chasing down internal combustion engines. CNG and other alternative powertrains are close behind, each with unique lubrication needs.
New oils and maintenance techniques may finally scrub the threat of varnish from the face industrial equipment.
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