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Lubricants and biodiversity

Lubricants and biodiversity

Soil and water pollution caused as a result of production, transportation and consumption of lubricants throughout their life cycle and dispersion, leakage and spillage of lubricants in waste oil management have been a threat against the ...

11.7.2020 09:35:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     489
Journal bearing design criteria - VI Oil flow in bearing and leak flow at bearing edges

Journal bearing design criteria - VI Oil flow in bearing and leak flow at bearing edges

Sufficient amount of oil should enter the bearing in order to form a hydrodynamic oil layer with the bearing operation parameters (such as speed, lead, oil viscosity, bearing width, bearing diameter, etc.) that are sufficient to carry the bearing ...

13.3.2020 14:53:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     1168
Lubricant packages

Lubricant packages

“The Lubricant Packaging Market 2019 In-Depth Analysis of Industry Growth Trends & Forecast up to 2024” indicates that plastic dominated over seventy percent of the packaging market in 2016 with its durability, accessibility and cost ...

1.1.2020 11:01:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     1002
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 diameter is known at the outset of calculations for the bearing in ...

22.12.2019 17:13:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     1882
Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Elements that carry power transmission elements such as gear wheel, belt and pulley or chain wheel mechanisms are called shafts. Shafts that assume this carrying task are supported with journal bearings and ball bearings (rollers). Part of shafts ...

11.11.2019 12:02:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3676
Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

The cost of providing welfare and comfort in our lives by using coal, oil, natural gas, and the products made from these fossil resources is very high for our planet. Therefore, it is indisputable to minimize the greenhouse gas emissions, ...

11.11.2019 11:56:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     1645
Journal bearing design criteria III / Oil galleries

Journal bearing design criteria III / Oil galleries

The main purpose of lubrication is to form an oil film between the two surfaces, which has sufficient thickness and is resistant to operating conditions. It aims to transform the mechanical friction that causes loss of energy into internal friction ...

2.9.2019 16:30:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     2277
Journal bearing design criteria - II

Journal bearing design criteria - II

Bearing selection and design processes can be summarized as: -Selecting the optimum bearing type, -Calculating bearing sizes that will ensure safety, -Reviewing the performance analysis of bearing if it fulfils the needs, -Modifying the design ...

21.8.2019 16:33:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3418
Journal bearing design criteria - I

Journal bearing design criteria - I

In general, design is a production process that aims to find a solution for a specific function. Several alternative solutions can be offered to solve the problem in design because design requirements can be interpreted in many different ways. Main ...

30.5.2019 11:52:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3380
Plant-oil-based lubricants - II

Plant-oil-based lubricants - II

Technical terms such as biodegradable, bio-based, environment-friendly, recyclable, renewable, non-toxic, green, etc. are frequently used in the industry as well as in our daily lives. These terms are becoming a key sales tool and sales criteria for ...

1.4.2019 17:16:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3722
Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was held in Katowice, Poland on December 2-14, 2018. At the Conference, the Paris Agreement Work Programme (Paris Rulebook) was adopted to be ...

1.4.2019 17:11:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     2924
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, maintenance-reparation and operation of all kinds of mechanisms, mechanical ...

1.12.2018 17:41:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3722
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, 4 percent is marine lubricants, and 5 percent is greases. In this ...

13.11.2018 11:54:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     3180
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 International Energy Agency’s “Global Electric Vehicles Outlook” ...

13.11.2018 11:52:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     5393
Hydraulic oils and oil additives

Hydraulic oils and oil additives

Hydraulic fluid selection is very important because today's hydraulic systems operate at harsh conditions consisting of high pressure, high temperature and high speed. An effective fluid should improve the hydraulic system's operating performance, ...

1.6.2018 16:53:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     18318
Republic of Kazakhstan and green economy

Republic of Kazakhstan and green economy

The Republic of Kazakhstan has an enviable “Transition to Green Economy Plan” as a country which has a rapidly growing economy and holds the highest volume of greenhouse gas emission in Central Asia. Green policy was adopted in 2013. ...

1.6.2018 16:39:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     5186
Vergide güncel gelişmeler

Vergide güncel gelişmeler

1- Katma Değer Vergisi Kanununda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun Tasarısı TBMM’ye Sevk Edilmiştir. Katma Değer Vergisi Kanunu’nda önemli değişiklikler öngören “Katma Değer Vergisi Kanunu İle ...

9.4.2018 16:45:00
Mehmet Erkan     7731
Lubrication power for wind power

Lubrication power for wind power

We started this year with 6872 MW installed power, in which the wind industry as the locomotive of renewable energy investments of our country has gained momentum for nationalization. In line with the goal “creating a sustainable and ...

9.4.2018 16:39:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     5212
2D nanomaterials as lubricant additives

2D nanomaterials as lubricant additives

Heat generation and distribution during friction can lead to a large amount of energy loss. Friction-related wear can lead to serious problems such as damage to surfaces, reduced performance and reduced reliability of the devices. Approximately one ...

1.4.2018 16:34:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     5888
Energy efficient, climate change-resistant production

Energy efficient, climate change-resistant production

Energy consumption in the industry has a cost in two dimensions: the cost of production and the impact of production on our earth. For resource efficiency in production, energy -one of the most fundamental inputs- must be consumed efficiently. For ...

1.2.2018 17:06:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     5218
Additive types

Additive types

Today, extensive research continues to achieve high performance in lubricants, because the properties of current lubricants in today's technology are still not perfect. Lubricant additives are an effective way to improve performance. At present, ...

1.2.2018 16:52:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     1921
Lubricants and innovation

Lubricants and innovation

The importance of innovation for lubricant manufacturing was discussed at the UEIL (Union of European Lubricants Industry) Annual Congress held on 25-27 October 2017 in Bologna, Italy. UEIL represents more than 450 companies and 100,000 employees, ...

1.12.2017
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     6988
Additive types 3

Additive types 3

Detergent and dispersant additives: Detergent and dispersant additives are designed to control the carbon and oxidation, sludge, varnish, lacquer and other solid materials that are formed in lubricants due to various reasons. They are used to ...

10.10.2017
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     6203
Waste lubricants

Waste lubricants

Unfortunately, we see lots of consecutive news and reports about a beautiful city of our beautiful country, with the titles of “Waste Oil Operation”, “Waste Oil Confiscated”, “Raid on Illegal Oil” and so on. There ...

10.10.2017
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     6434
Global lubricant manufacturers and sustainability

Global lubricant manufacturers and sustainability

“Sustainability” methods and targets of global lubricant manufacturers are strong. Ensuring sustainability in lubricant production and consumption is a priority for today, and a must for tomorrow. Lubricants are used in almost every ...

25.8.2017
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     6243
Additive types

Additive types

Oxidation inhibitors: Oxidation reactions are exothermic and very complex reactions. Oxidation in lubricants that contain paraffinic and naphthenic hydrocarbons may lead to the formation of acidic or soluble products in lubricants, and oxidation in ...

23.8.2017
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     6866
Carbon management in lubricant plants

Carbon management in lubricant plants

The carbon footprint of the lubricating oil affects the carbon footprint at the site where it is used. For this reason, reducing the carbon footprint before use gives a green advantage to the lubricant. In the lifecycle of the lubricant from the ...

1.6.2017
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     6064
Additive types

Additive types

Freezing Point Depressants (FPD): Hydrocarbons, which form the basis of lubricating oils, tend to solidify at low temperatures. Such additives are high molecular weight polymers. This additive prevents formation of a wax crystal structure that will ...

1.6.2017
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     2050

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Lubrizol Additives Division announces changes to executive leadership team

Lubrizol Additives Division announces changes to executive leadership team

Lubrizol Additives Division President, Tom Curtis, recently announced changes to his leadership team. “In my 30 years at Lubrizol, I’ve never been more energized ...

24.10.2020 14:44:00
Worldwide     89
Valvoline announces going big with greases

Valvoline announces going big with greases

Valvoline Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, has made a serious move into the market of greases. Since the 2019 acquisition ...

12.10.2020 16:21:00
Worldwide     231
Cerflon announces exclusive worldwide distribution partnership with IMCD

Cerflon announces exclusive worldwide distribution partnership with IMCD

Cerflon® Technologies, the global leader for the research and development of FluoroCeramic™ engineered chemistry under the CERFLON® trademark – and IMCD N.V., ...

11.10.2020 10:03:00
Worldwide     150
CONDAT acquires KEMNO

CONDAT acquires KEMNO

CONDAT SA and KEMNO have reached the closing date of the agreement giving CONDAT possession of the Italian based company KEMNO. Established in 1854 and headquartered in France ...

10.10.2020 11:41:00
Worldwide     228
Petronas Track Lab contributes to the world of motorsports

Petronas Track Lab contributes to the world of motorsports

As Title partner, PETRONAS co-engineered PETRONAS Fluid Technology Solutions™ which includes PETRONAS Primax fuel, PETRONAS Syntium engine oil and PETRONAS Tutela functional ...

5.10.2020 16:38:00
Worldwide     186
Ownership change in Nynas

Ownership change in Nynas

Neste announced that it has sold its entire shareholding in Nynas to Bitumina Industries Ltd, a global bitumen company active in more than 100 countries. This is an important step ...

24.9.2020 14:29:00
Worldwide     187
Petrol Ofisi offers tailor-made training options

Petrol Ofisi offers tailor-made training options

With nearly 350 products that it develops and produces, Petrol Ofisi provides ideal solutions for almost all needs in Turkey in the lubricants field under one roof. The company ...

23.9.2020 11:24:00
From Turkey     112
ADIPEC 2020 to be held virtually

ADIPEC 2020 to be held virtually

dmg events, organizer of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), and with the support of its strategic partner and host, the Abu Dhabi National ...

21.9.2020 11:38:00
Worldwide     100
Great cooperation agreement signed between Petrol Ofisi and Chevron

Great cooperation agreement signed between Petrol Ofisi and Chevron

The agreement signed between Petrol Ofisi, the leader of Turkey’s fuel and lubricants sectors, and Chevron, one of the world’s leading oil and lubricant companies, ...

7.9.2020 16:45:00
From Turkey     591
New Chicago lab extends Total Lubmarine’s technical services reach

New Chicago lab extends Total Lubmarine’s technical services reach

Total Lubmarine has extended the global reach of its technical support services with the opening of a new Diagomar Plus Laboratory in Chicago, USA. The new lab opening means the ...

6.9.2020 15:40:00
Worldwide     196