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The lubricants industry in (e-)motion – How disruptions sustain ability

The lubricants industry in (e-)motion – How disruptions sustain ability

The global lubricants industry is in (e-)motion. Lubricant players are facing at least three major disruptions to the ways they do business today, which will have an impact on the development and pattern of global lubricants consumption in the ...

3.1.2019 12:01:00
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Energy efficient hydraulic fluids with Evonik’s DYNAVIS technology

Energy efficient hydraulic fluids with Evonik’s DYNAVIS technology

Field tests made with hydraulic fluids formulated to Evonik’s DYNAVIS® performance standard reveal significant gains in terms of energy efficiency and productivity. The technology is based upon specially designed polymeric additives ...

13.11.2018 10:39:00
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Today and tomorrow of e-commerce in lubricants sector

Today and tomorrow of e-commerce in lubricants sector

In this age of technology, our shopping habits are changing. The number of lubricant companies that have taken a concrete step in e-commerce is very limited now, but the need for digitalization is knocking on the door of all brands. The world is ...

1.8.2018 10:17:00
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Lower costs and higher productivity is possible with effective lubrication

Lower costs and higher productivity is possible with effective lubrication

The extreme working conditions within the mining industry place enormous demands on the hydraulic systems of mining equipment. However, the Oil Additives specialists from Evonik give mining operators a helping hand to boost productivity, save fuel ...

22.6.2018 12:00:00
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Latest trends in wind turbine gear oils

Latest trends in wind turbine gear oils

Today, the interest in renewable energy sources is increasing along with the rising demand for wind turbines. Maintenance and sustainability of these turbines are important as the conditions are harsh on wind farms; therefore the oils that will ...

12.4.2018 13:56:00
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The role of naphthenics in refrigeration oils

The role of naphthenics in refrigeration oils

The European Union fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gas) regulation of 2014 limited the amount of ozone depleting substances which could be sold in the EU from 2015 onwards, aiming to gradually phase down their use in steps, to target a reduction to ...

1.2.2018 15:18:00
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Heavy naphthenic base oils essential tools for the lubricant blender

Heavy naphthenic base oils essential tools for the lubricant blender

Industrial lubricants which are based on high viscosity nbase oils, support a very important lubricant market segment. In essence, large machinery where rotational or sliding speed is low, will increasingly depend on high viscosity lubricants, to ...

1.12.2017
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Stabilizing effect in metalworking emulsions

Stabilizing effect in metalworking emulsions

Naphthenic base oil outperformed par­affinic base oils in an investigation into the emulsion stability of metalworking fluids. Professor Thomas Norrby outlines the implications for formulators of fluids. “We tested the stability of ...

3.10.2017
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Naphthenic oil is best choice for metalworking

Naphthenic oil is best choice for metalworking

Manufacturers of metalworking fluids are promised more stable emulsions if they use naphthenic base oil rather than paraffinic base oil in their formulations.   A recent study by specialist oil supplier Nynas shows that metalworking emulsions ...

15.9.2017
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MAPESAD’s importance for the Turkish lubricants sector

MAPESAD’s importance for the Turkish lubricants sector

The Lubricant and Petroleum Products Industrialists’ Association (MAPESAD), which was established in 2004 as the first and only association in this sector, has a special place for the sector. This entity was formed by business people who have ...

1.6.2017
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Alternative solutions for metalworking formulations

Alternative solutions for metalworking formulations

Metalworking fluids need to be based on oil with good solubility for additives. Tested under extreme conditions, naphthenic oil proves an excellent replacement for Group I oil. O nce the obvious choice for metalworking fluids because of their ...

19.3.2017 11:17:00
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Infineum perspective: exploring technology trends

Infineum perspective: exploring technology trends

Fuel economy improvement and CO2 emissions reduction are undoubtedly the main drivers of technology change in our industry. As governments around the world introduce and tighten CO2 emissions legislation, vehicle ...

19.2.2017 11:54:00
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Pour Point Depressant (PPD) selection and use

Pour Point Depressant (PPD) selection and use

PPD selection and use is highly important for ensuring high performance and prolonging the lifecycle of oil formulations by preventing equipment damages at low temperatures. With over 70 years of PPD expertise, Evonik shared elaborate information on ...

15.2.2017
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White mineral oil and its uses

White mineral oil and its uses

White mineral oil, found out to be good for healing injuries by Brooklyn who lived in the USA in the 1870’s, is being used in various sectors from cosmetics to food and pharmaceutical industries since then… Petroleum and petroleum ...

8.10.2016 17:11:00
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Lubricants and lubrication from mechanical engineering students’ perspective

Lubricants and lubrication from mechanical engineering students’ perspective

Mechanical engineering is a field of engineering which studies, researches and provides training about the construction, manufacturing, manufacturing planning, assembly, ...

1.12.2019 17:41:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     272
”Michael 50” exhibition opens at Ferrari Museum

”Michael 50” exhibition opens at Ferrari Museum

Fans and representatives of Scuderia Ferrari Clubs from all over Europe are flocking to the Ferrari Museum today for the opening of the ‘Michael 50’ exhibition on the ...

18.1.2019 14:03:00
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Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opened a state-of-the-art lubricants oil blending and production plant in Russia with an investment equivalent to USD 50 million in the 10th anniversary of Total ...

3.1.2019 17:06:00
Facility Review     298
The lubricants industry in (e-)motion – How disruptions sustain ability

The lubricants industry in (e-)motion – How disruptions sustain ability

The global lubricants industry is in (e-)motion. Lubricant players are facing at least three major disruptions to the ways they do business today, which will have an impact on the ...

3.1.2019 12:01:00
Articles     340
Increase energy efficiency in injection molding up to 6-8 percent

Increase energy efficiency in injection molding up to 6-8 percent

Akplas, a key actor in plastic injection molding, conducted a field study in cooperation with Petrol Ofisi. According to the results of the field study, it is observed ...

2.1.2019 14:33:00
Product Review     324
“Increasing quality expectation turns into added value in products”

“Increasing quality expectation turns into added value in products”

Quality expectation of consumers in the lubricants sector is consistently rising. Brands, which invest in constant development and follow current trends, turn this ...

1.1.2019 16:37:00
Interview     490
SOCAR and BP explore the creation of a new petrochemicals joint venture

SOCAR and BP explore the creation of a new petrochemicals joint venture

BP and SOCAR Turkey today announced that they have signed a heads of agreement (HoA) to evaluate the creation of a joint venture that would build and operate a world-scale ...

20.12.2018 17:26:00
From Turkey     363
23rd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 18-22 February in London

23rd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference to take place on 18-22 February in London

Innovative technologies and industry disruptors: What do they mean for the lubricants business? For over two decades, the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference has been ...

23.11.2018 10:20:00
Worldwide     176
Plant-based lubricants - I

Plant-based lubricants - I

PETDER’s 2017 Sector Report reveals that 51 percent of the lubricant consumption in Turkey is composed of automotive lubricants, whereas 40 percent is industrial lubricants, ...

13.11.2018 11:54:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     438
Electric vehicles and engine oils market

Electric vehicles and engine oils market

The number of electric cars on the world’s roads reached 3,109,050 in 2017 with a 55 percent increase compared with 2016, according to the latest edition of the ...

13.11.2018 11:52:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     608