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New Fluid Management Line

Macnaught has launched its own brand of fluid handling products after more than 70 years of private label supply within the industry. One of its products, the BOP20, is the industrys first battery-powered pump system for oil applications, the company claims. Macnaught will also offer the KY+ safety grease coupler and Retracta R3-RACR hose reel with adjustable control return. The line also includes fluid handling equipment, Retracta Standard hose reels and accessories, and industrial-duty, positive displacement flow meters. Web:

Basic or Advanced Readings

New rotational
viscometers are
available on Anton Paars webshop. The ViscoQC 100 is an entry-level viscometer designed for a simple experience with single-point viscosity determination, while the companys ViscoQC 300 model can be used for a wider range of measuring functionalities including multiple-point viscosity determination. The system can be upgraded with compliance or additional analysis software to meet future needs. The products are ready to use out of the box. Web:

Performance Under Stress

Petro-Canada launched its new synthetic DuraDrive Heavy-Duty Long Drain Automatic Transmission Fluid, which resists oxidative and thermal breakdown and provides low and high temperature fluidity, excellent antiwear protection and stable friction properties, the company says. The product is compatible with all transmission seal materials to help maintain seal integrity and is built to perform under the most demanding, severe service operating conditions found in heavy-duty transmission systems, according to Petro-Canada. Web:

IMO 2020 Coverage

Prepare for IMO 2020 with Chevron Oronites OLOA 49835, a newly formulated 40 BN marine cylinder lubricant additive package. OLOA 49835 is specifically designed for marine vessels burning fuels at or below 0.5 percent sulfur, helping ship operators transition toward next years regulation. The new additive provides balanced acid neutralization and cleanliness performance as well as API Group I and Group II base oil coverage, and is suitable for intermittent use with at or below 0.1 percent sulfur distillate fuel, Oronite says. Web:

An Easier Fill

Get to those pesky, tough-to-reach fill holes with Amsoils new line of easy-pack products. The lubes were previously only available in traditional plastic quart containers, but the new pouches allow for improved maneuverability, causing less mess and less wasted product, the company says. Available products include Amsoils Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid, Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid, Synthetic Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube, Severe Gear SAE 75W-110 Synthetic Gear Lube and Severe Gear SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube. Web:

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