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An examination of knitting oils - Sedanur Birincioğlu

An examination of knitting oils - Sedanur Birincioğlu

Writer: Chemist – R&D Expert Sedanur Birincioğlu The lubricant industry collaborates with the textile industry to lubricate textile machinery, enhance its performance, and prolong its lifespan. In addition to machine oils, mineral, ...

8.01.2023 11:00:00
Using tribology to optimise grease formulation

Using tribology to optimise grease formulation

Studies conducted at Nynas’ specialist grease lab and Optimol Instruments in Germany show how tribological tests can be used to optimise the formulation of lithium and lithium complex greases, providing more cost-effective lubrication ...

31.10.2022 11:00:00
Why calcium sulfonate greases can be an effective lithium alternative in today’s grease market

Why calcium sulfonate greases can be an effective lithium alternative in today’s grease market

As global lithium supplies are increasingly controlled by exponentially growing demand for batteries, industrial grease makers need an alternative. By Dr Gareth Fish, PhD, Technical Fellow, The Lubrizol Corporation   Lithium soaps have long ...

29.08.2022 13:30:00
Bright future for black grease

Bright future for black grease

In a comparative study, Nynas researchers conclude that a heavy specialty oil is a viable alternative to bright stock in grease formulations. It is cost-effective and offers equivalent or better performance. The one drawback: it only comes in ...

17.08.2022 10:50:00
Engineering Lubricants for an EV-Driven World

Engineering Lubricants for an EV-Driven World

As more EVs enter the market, how manufacturers develop the fluids that will protect them will become ever more critical By Amanda Eastwood and Suzanne Patterson Vehicle manufacturers are slowly shifting their focus away from internal combustion ...

30.06.2022 10:12:00
How oil suppliers can strengthen their relationships with fleets

How oil suppliers can strengthen their relationships with fleets

Cutting-edge lubricant technology can offer big benefits for all stakeholders in the value chain. Here’s how to make the most of it and build stronger relationships with your customers. Matt Rudd Director, Consumer & Market ...

1.03.2022 14:45:00
Options in Group I replacement strategies with naphthenics?

Options in Group I replacement strategies with naphthenics?

Group I base oils are solvent-refined base oils with a viscosity index range of 80 to 120. They have long been the cheapest base oils on the market but have shown considerable price and supply fluctuations lately. Nynas offers various options for ...

1.11.2021 14:56:00
Wind turbine gears benefit from NUFLUX™ technology – Part 2

Wind turbine gears benefit from NUFLUX™ technology – Part 2

Gabriela Fedor, Frank-Olaf Mähling, Christoph Wincierz, Thilo Krapfl Evonik Operations GmbH – Specialty Additives, Darmstadt, Germany   Justin Langston Evonik Industries, Horsham, USA   Juno Shin Evonik Korea Ltd, Seoul, ...

1.09.2021 16:22:00
Wind turbine gears benefit from NUFLUX™ technology

Wind turbine gears benefit from NUFLUX™ technology

Gabriela Fedor, Frank-Olaf Mähling, Christoph Wincierz, Thilo Krapfl Evonik Operations GmbH – Specialty Additives, Darmstadt, Germany   Justin Langston Evonik Industries, Horsham, USA   Juno Shin Evonik Korea Ltd, Seoul, ...

2.07.2021 11:10:00
Lubrication in environmentally sensitive areas: Making the right choice with esters

Lubrication in environmentally sensitive areas: Making the right choice with esters

While environmental concerns are rising all around the world, lubrication in environmentally sensitive areas is an important issue that needs special attention. NYCO Technical and Sales Manager Arnaud Radigue tells that synthetic esters offer great ...

30.04.2021 11:43:00
Calcium sulfonate complex greases in the iron and steel industry

Calcium sulfonate complex greases in the iron and steel industry

Efsun Acar Chemical Engineer Production Coordinator Vario Engineering and Production Technologies Inc. Establishing an iron and steel factory require very high investment value due to the size of their equipment and long production lines. Such ...

4.03.2021 17:46:00
How the PCL market is adapting to rapidly changing environmental conditions

How the PCL market is adapting to rapidly changing environmental conditions

Dr. Colin Morton Dr. Ewan Delbridge Since no unified lubricant solution exists to encompass the changing requirements, only the nimblest manufacturers who can adapt quickly to new realities will survive.   Climate change is becoming more of ...

2.03.2021 15:25:00
Energy-efficient hydraulic fluids in industrial equipment

Energy-efficient hydraulic fluids in industrial equipment

Energy efficiency is one of the most important topics of this era. Dr. Holger Pletsch from Evonik Oil Additives, a leading German company which is an expert in the field of efficiency, indicates that it is possible to achieve great energy efficiency ...

31.12.2020 12:15:00
TOTAL pioneers the electric vehicle fluids market with its EV Fluids product series

TOTAL pioneers the electric vehicle fluids market with its EV Fluids product series

Total Lubricants introduced two new product series for electric vehicles whose importance and use are increasing day by day. The company aims to meet the expectations of manufacturers and users at the highest level with the EV fluids developed for ...

10.11.2020 11:02:00
Chemical structure of greases in a nutshell

Chemical structure of greases in a nutshell

  Greases are paste-like lubricants that are generally a yield of the reaction between base oils and metal hydroxides with acids and have consistencies ranging from semi-liquid to solid and consist of emulsifying agents determined by the ...

8.11.2020 12:00:00
Metalworking fluid emulsion stability and base oil properties

Metalworking fluid emulsion stability and base oil properties

Prof. Thomas Norrby Nynas AB, Naphthenics TechDMS Dr. Pär Wedin Nynas AB, Naphthenics Research Ms. Linda Malm Nynas AB, Naphthenics TechDMS Emulsion stability is key to metalworking fluid usefulness. Nynas conducted an emulsion stability ...

8.07.2020 10:50:00
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
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 following ...

10.11.2019 11:29:00
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 ...

3.09.2019 16:22:00
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 ...

10.07.2019 17:32:00
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, ...

28.05.2019 15:24:00
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 ...

10.03.2019 14:58:00
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 ...

3.01.2019 12:01:00
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
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 ...

1.08.2018 10:17:00
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 ...

22.06.2018 12:00:00
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 ...

12.04.2018 13:56:00
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 ...

1.02.2018 15:18:00
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
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
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 ...

15.09.2017
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 ...

1.06.2017
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 ...

19.03.2017 11:17:00
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 ...

19.02.2017 11:54:00
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 ...

15.02.2017
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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The prominent lubricant company of Azerbaijan Technol, exports to South Africa

The prominent lubricant company of Azerbaijan Technol, exports to South Africa

Elvin Hajiyev, Co-Founder and CEO of Technol: Possible to reach greater and more distant markets with the right planning and effective strategies Operating in the lubricants ...

11.01.2023 16:00:00
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Belgin Oil aims for sustainable growth with high added value

Belgin Oil aims for sustainable growth with high added value

General Manager of Belgin Oil, Bülent Araslı: “We aim for sustainable growth with high added value” With nearly 70 years of experience, Belgin Oil, a prominent ...

10.01.2023 17:00:00
Petrol Ofisi Lubricants Director Sezgin Gürsu: We are ready from today to tomorrow also in 2023

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants Director Sezgin Gürsu: We are ready from today to tomorrow also in 2023

Petrol Ofisi, the traditional leader of the Turkish lubricant sector, started to receive the results of the strategy it has been following for a long time in 2022. Anticipating ...

9.01.2023 16:30:00
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The importance of DGA test in transformer condition

The importance of DGA test in transformer condition

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8.01.2023 11:30:00
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An examination of knitting oils - Sedanur Birincioğlu

An examination of knitting oils - Sedanur Birincioğlu

Writer: Chemist – R&D Expert Sedanur Birincioğlu The lubricant industry collaborates with the textile industry to lubricate textile machinery, enhance its performance, ...

8.01.2023 11:00:00
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We are together for 40 issues

We are together for 40 issues

As Lubricant World, we are excited to reach 40th issue. In the year 2016, we have started our publishing life as one of the 3 magazines addressing the lubricant sector ...

8.01.2023 10:00:00
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Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group, to serve as ACEA President next year

Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group, to serve as ACEA President next year

The Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has elected Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group as its President for 2023. As of 1 January, ...

27.12.2022 11:30:00
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TotalEnergies: Engine oil change ensures safe driving and fuel saving

TotalEnergies: Engine oil change ensures safe driving and fuel saving

TotalEnergies, which has been operating in the lubricant sector of Türkiye for more than 30 years, drew attention to the importance of periodic vehicle maintenance and engine ...

26.12.2022 12:20:00
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Klüber engaged its business partners in its sustainability goals

Klüber engaged its business partners in its sustainability goals

German lubricant company Klüber, operating in many countries of the world with its deep-rooted history dating back to 1929, announced its sustainability targets as it enters ...

20.12.2022 17:30:00
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Nynas BIO products now ISCC Plus certified

Nynas BIO products now ISCC Plus certified

Nynas has received ISCC Plus certification for the biobased products NYTRO BIO 300X and NYTEX BIO 6200. ISCC Plus is a voluntary, globally recognized sustainability certification ...

16.12.2022 14:30:00
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