Product Review

Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

With an electric car revolution on its way and an ever-growing appetite for mobile phones, computers and other gadgets, the world needs to find solutions to increase supply and optimize the use of lithium. Part of that solution comes in the form of ...

9.11.2019 11:18:00
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A balancing act

A balancing act

Dwindling Group I capacity spells problems for lubricant producers relying on bright stock and heavy neutrals for their products. Can naphthenics help balance supply and demand? “Bright stock and heavy neutrals are the collateral damage of ...

3.9.2019 16:46:00
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Less is more

Less is more

Gittan Cedervall   NYNAS® T 600 enables grease formulators to save up to 50% of the lithium soap content. But the benefits offered by Nynas’ latest base oil don’t end there. “T 600 combines high viscosity of around 600 ...

10.7.2019 17:39:00
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Great in grease

Great in grease

Mehdi Fathi-Najafi     Recent studies show that the NYBASE® range offers major benefits when used to replace paraffinic Group I oil in existing lube and grease formulations. “The global race towards the ...

26.5.2019 15:13:00
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New energy efficient lubricants for turbomachineries

New energy efficient lubricants for turbomachineries

Paolo MuscettaDevelopment & Technical AssistanceIndustrial Products & Specialties ManagerLubricants & Special Product Business UnitEni Refining & Marketing   Energy saving and efficiency concepts have been a focus for lubricant manufacturers ...

15.3.2019 14:21:00
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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 that you can increase energy efficiency up to 68 percent by ...

2.1.2019 14:33:00
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“Accessing the right information has proven crucial more than ever”

“Accessing the right information has proven crucial more than ever”

As the amount of specifications increases gradually and demands get more and more complex, accessing the right information has proven crucial more than ever, as told by Harald Oosting, President and CEO of Olyslager. He also underlines that the ...

13.11.2018 11:10:00
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Advantages of synthetic ester dielectric fluids

Advantages of synthetic ester dielectric fluids

Transformer oils play a major role in increasing the efficiency of power and distribution systems and reducing potential hazards. Synthetic esters offer many advantages in terms of fire safety, insulation life, environmental sensitivity and usage ...

6.6.2018 11:56:00
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Tailored solution for light commercial vehicles by Mobil Delvac

Tailored solution for light commercial vehicles by Mobil Delvac

Mobil Oil Turkey, as a part of the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company ExxonMobil, has been operating as a producer and marketer of lubricants in Turkey for 113 years. With its 90 years of experience Mobil Delvac brand ...

3.4.2018 10:08:00
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Ultra protection&performance for vehicles with particle filter

Ultra protection&performance for vehicles with particle filter

Heavy duty commercial vehicles need special lubricants to give high performance under any compelling conditions and to have long engine life. Speedol has developed a special formulation for this purpose. Speedol Ultra LA K4 is a synthetic diesel ...

1.2.2018 14:53:00
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Effective preservation in metalworking fluids

Effective preservation in metalworking fluids

Effectiveness and stability is highly important for metalworking fluids. But protection against bacteria and fungi is also very critical in these products. With its OPP-based product group, Lanxess ensures effective preservation in metalworking ...

1.12.2017
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A new perspective to the GTl technology: Isorapid 280

A new perspective to the GTl technology: Isorapid 280

60-year-old German company Petrofer released its latest GTL technology product ISORAPID 280 P etrofer is a German company, producing industrial oils and chemicals by reflecting the latest technologies, released its latest product ISORAPID 280. ...

9.11.2017 17:04:00
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New additive gets seal of approval

New additive gets seal of approval

Mention fuel additives and you are often met with a skeptical response as the improvements gained from them can rarely be verified. However, independent testing by Emissions Analytics, an emissions testing company, has revealed a new product, ...

10.10.2017
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Exclusive additive opportunity for garages

Exclusive additive opportunity for garages

For much of the motor trade the jury is still out on fuel additives. While some mechanics swear by them, others remain skeptical about their effectiveness. So when global energy company Chevron decided to introduce its Techron additives to the Irish ...

15.9.2017
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Black is the new black

Black is the new black

“Any color, as long as it’s black.” Henry Ford’s famous words referred to the rationalization of early car production. Black paint quite simply dried the fastest. A century later, rationalization, this time at oil refineries ...

1.6.2017
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Proactive barrier with new Havoline ProDS motor oil

Proactive barrier with new Havoline ProDS motor oil

Chevron Lubricants launched Havoline ProDS in October, standing out with a brand new range of high quality synthetic engine oils. Havoline ProDS is formulated to protect the engine by constantly renewing the Deposit Shieldä protective barrier ...

18.3.2017 17:14:00
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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
Facility Review     155
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     139
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     157
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
Articles     101
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
Worldwide     374
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