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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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Vitol’s Petrol Ofisi appoints new CEO

Vitol’s Petrol Ofisi appoints new CEO

Petrol Ofisi, Turkey’s leading distributor of fuels and lubricants which is owned by VIP Turkey Holding B.V., a subsidiary of Vitol Investment Partnership Ltd, announces ...

9.08.2022 09:26:00
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Rolls-Royce appoints Tufan Erginbilgic as Chief Executive Officer

Rolls-Royce appoints Tufan Erginbilgic as Chief Executive Officer

Rolls-Royce announces that Tufan Erginbilgic has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and an executive director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. Tufan will take up his new role on 1 ...

26.07.2022 17:30:00
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Nynas recognized for sustainability

Nynas recognized for sustainability

Nynas has received the EcoVadis Gold Sustainability rating, this puts the company in the top group of its category for sustainability performance. “We are pleased to have ...

20.07.2022 09:39:00
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The 7th World Tribology Congress held in Lyon

The 7th World Tribology Congress held in Lyon

The 7th World Tribology Congress and its Partner Event the 47th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology took place between July 10-15 2022 in Lyon, France. WTC 2022 was the seventh ...

15.07.2022 18:00:00
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Petro-Canada Lubricants launches new turbine fluid

Petro-Canada Lubricants launches new turbine fluid

Petro-Canada Lubricants, an HF Sinclair brand, has launched Petro-Canada Lubricants TURBOFLOTM HTS 46, a premium turbine fluid with exceptional thermal stability. TURBOFLO HTS 46 ...

12.07.2022 09:43:00
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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 ...

30.06.2022 10:12:00
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ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference 2022 returned in a new location

ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference 2022 returned in a new location

The 26th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference welcomed its visitors between 26-28 June in Windsor, UK. The new location provided attendees more chances than ever before to ...

29.06.2022 16:00:00
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Planet Friendly

Planet Friendly

By processing hydrocarbons in coal, oil, natural gas, plant and animal resources and their waste, the chemical industry supplies chemicals, fuels, materials, lubricating oils and ...

17.06.2022 11:50:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu    
The lifeline of the maritime sector: marine oil analysis

The lifeline of the maritime sector: marine oil analysis

The oil analysis, which we may call an oil blood test, is defined and evaluated according to the environmental conditions and the level of criticalityof the equipment. The ...

12.06.2022 14:00:00
Corner Posts     Umut Arslan    
Automechanika Istanbul 2022 celebrates successful 15th edition

Automechanika Istanbul 2022 celebrates successful 15th edition

Automechanika Istanbul 2022, the leading international automotive industry trade fair of the region covering from North Africa to Eastern Europe, in addition to Türkiye and ...

6.06.2022 14:17:00
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