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Volume 25, Issue 11: November 2019 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Oleic Acid Boosts Biobased Oils

From chainsaw blades to the elevator in the Statue of Liberty, soybean oil is on its way up as a viable alternative to mineral oil. New technology is giving it a boost.

Hot and Charged

The move toward wet electric vehicle motors has sparked a need for specialized transmission fluids that can keep equipment cooler and electric current in its place.

Gear Oils Gain Efficiency

A new polyether hybrid base stock hopes to bridge the gap between compatibility and performance in the synthetic fluid lineup.

Taming the Terror of Turnarounds

Maintenance shutdowns can trigger fear in the hearts of base oil and lubricant plant operators, but the right leadership approach could help avoid costly budget overruns.

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