Packaging plays an important role for lubricants and greases. The drive to combine functionality and sustainability means an innovative approach is vital.
Volume 25, Issue 3: March 2019 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Ongoing research examines how tiny polymer beads can produce big performance benefits throughout a lubricants service life.
The shift to API Group II base oils is about to kick into high gear as new capacity comes online and Marpol 2020 alters refining margins.
Plastic lubricant packaging has been considered too difficult and expensive to recycle, but a group of suppliers aims to clean up their act.
With new national lube standards on the books and the latest trade agreement in place, the country is pushing toward better oils.
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