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Volume 24, Issue 9: September 2018 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Unearthing Efficiency

Higher pressures and loads on construction equipment have hydraulic fluid formulators digging for something more than high V.I. to uncover better efficiency.

Cutters Cut Costs with Oil Analysis

Onboard oil analysis keeps the U.S. Coast Guards cutter ships mission ready while reducing oil change frequency and maintenance expenses.

Shearly Staying in Grade

As engine oil viscosity trends downward, shear stability is more important than ever. Extending the use of one bench test could help formulators keep this property in check.

Slick as a Diamond?

Diamond-like carbon and other coatings lend a protective luster to many modern engines, but little work has been done to explore their interactions with lubes.

Dos and Donts of Emulsifying Coolant

Trying to mix oil and water into a stable emulsion can leave metalworking operators feeling frustrated. Success depends on using the right technique.

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