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Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Changing regulatory environment and strict emission standards are boosting lubricant manufacturers’ demand for viscosity index improvers. Efficiency demands in not only automotive but also industrial applications are strengthening the VII ...

21.12.2019 17:07:00
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PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER published the 2018 Sector Report, which includes detailed information and data on the oil sector. According to the report, lubricant consumption decreased by 14.04 percent in 2018. Niyazi İlter, PETDER Secretary General, shared the ...

10.11.2019 11:29:00
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One in every two vehicles uses Total

One in every two vehicles uses Total

According to the Automotive Manufacturers Association data, Total lubricants or antifreeze are used in one out of every two vehicles manufactured in Turkey. The company, operating in Turkey for many years, continues to increase its market ...

3.9.2019 16:22:00
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Calcium sulfonate complex greases

Calcium sulfonate complex greases

Tayfun YILMAZ Akoni Kimya A.Ş. Manufacturing Plants Manager   Thanks to the various advantages they offer, many companies are currently conducting research and development activities on calcium sulfonate based greases, which are preferred ...

10.7.2019 17:32:00
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Petrol Ofisi Lubricants ceaselessly continues investments & improvements

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants ceaselessly continues investments & improvements

As the leader of the lubricants and chemicals market in Turkey for the past 9 years in a row, Petrol Ofisi ceaselessly continues its investments and improvements in every field, especially in Maxima and Maximus brands. Having introduced Maximum, ...

28.5.2019 15:24:00
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Turkey to take firm steps towards becoming a lubricants hub

Turkey to take firm steps towards becoming a lubricants hub

Turkey, a large consumer market, is known in the sector also as a key production center with its proximity to raw material sources and export advantages. Turkish origin lubricants and petroleum products are becoming prominent in the market with ...

10.3.2019 14:58:00
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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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A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

Over more than 60 years, NYCO has acquired strong know-how in the engineering and manufacturing of high quality esters, oils, greases and specialty products. The company ...

25.12.2019 10:20:00
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Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry broke the record with 18.8 billion dollars of exports in the first eleven months of 2019, according to Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products ...

24.12.2019 09:55:00
From Turkey     140
The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi, one of Turkey's most established brands, takes the lead in many areas today. Founded in 1941, the company has contributed to the development of both the country and ...

23.12.2019 09:47:00
Interview     157
Journal bearing design criteria - V Bearing Width / Diameter (B/D) Ratio

Journal bearing design criteria - V Bearing Width / Diameter (B/D) Ratio

In journal bearings, bearing width (length) / bearing diameter (B/D) ratio is an important parameter for determining the load carrying capacity of the bearing. Usually the bearing ...

22.12.2019 17:13:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     158
Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Changing regulatory environment and strict emission standards are boosting lubricant manufacturers’ demand for viscosity index improvers. Efficiency demands in not only ...

21.12.2019 17:07:00
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Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019/2020 ...

20.12.2019 17:00:00
Worldwide     165
Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of PETRONAS, today organised the inaugural Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids ...

11.12.2019 16:35:00
Worldwide     326
Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell announced it has successfully made high-end chemicals using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste. The technique, known as pyrolysis, is considered a breakthrough for ...

4.12.2019 10:10:00
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Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

The UAE-based airline announced it will power 50 new A350-900 aircraft with Trent XWB engines.   Emirates confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB ...

27.11.2019 15:02:00
Worldwide     356
ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

Each year, the same week in February is firmly etched into the base oils and finished lubricants markets' calendars. A week that provides the industry with their most important ...

21.11.2019 16:13:00
Worldwide     326