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The importance of oil analysis in predictive maintenance

The importance of oil analysis in predictive maintenance

Maintenance is defined as the measures and practices taken to maintain the condition of the equipment as designed or within acceptable limits. When the current state cannot be maintained and when the equipment lost its function fully or mostly, the ...

1.9.2021 15:20:00
Umut Arslan     406
The Green Deal Action Plan 2021

The Green Deal Action Plan 2021

Following the announcement of the European Green Deal (EGD) dated December 2019, which aims to ensure a green direction in people's life and industrial development, the Working Group that was formed on February 4, 2020 at the Deputy Minister level ...

1.9.2021 15:16:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     245
The rallying cry for ecosystem restoration and lubricants

The rallying cry for ecosystem restoration and lubricants

The United Nations (UN) Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, announced in March 2019, was launched on the World Environment Day, June 5. The global rallying cry for viable and lasting solutions was initiated under the leadership of the UN Environment ...

6.7.2021 13:11:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     306
May it be perfect

May it be perfect

The waste oil management hierarchy starts with the goal of producing zero waste. For this reason, the industry works for oils that maintain their quality well in the long run. While innovative studies continue for the chemistry of base oils and ...

30.4.2021 10:29:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     760
Journal bearing design criteria - VII Measuring oil film thickness

Journal bearing design criteria - VII Measuring oil film thickness

As stated in the previous articles, radial journal bearings have operating parameters sufficient to carry the bearing load between the journal (shaft) and the bearing surface. These parameters include speed, load, oil flow, oil viscosity, bearing ...

25.11.2020 12:28:00
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     1366
Used oil management and upcycling

Used oil management and upcycling

Waste management should be done in the best way within the lubricant life cycle. According to the waste hierarchy, waste is managed through the following phases: prevention, reduction, reusing if possible, recycling, chemical/material recovery, ...

23.11.2020 12:23:00
Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     1221
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     1412
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     2642
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     2085
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     3540
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     8696
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     2350
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     3259
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     5259
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     5408
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     4687
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     3626
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     5125
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     4836
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     6920
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     23755
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     6147
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     9099
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     5959
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     6925
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     5778
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     2853
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     8131
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     7137
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     7430
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     7022
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     8190
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     7096
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     2715

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Lubricant World brings you together with Nynas in a webinar

Lubricant World brings you together with Nynas in a webinar

Lubricant World continues hosting online seminars as a media and communication platform with extensive knowledge and expertise. Nynas will be the guest of our next webinar, which ...

15.10.2021 13:23:00
Yakın Plan     34
Global Lubricant Week will be held online on 20-21 October

Global Lubricant Week will be held online on 20-21 October

Each year the most influential players and decision makers of the international lubricant industry meet at the “Global Lubricant Week” (Moscow). We invite you to join ...

30.9.2021 16:23:00
Worldwide     61
Lukoil and Daimler AG strengthen global partnership

Lukoil and Daimler AG strengthen global partnership

Lukoil Group and Daimler AG, one of the world's largest car manufacturers, expand their partnership in Lukoil lubricants first fill supplies for engines of the brand's premium ...

14.9.2021 13:47:00
Worldwide     148
Speedol celebrates its 100th anniversary with two major approvals

Speedol celebrates its 100th anniversary with two major approvals

Speedol crowned its 100th anniversary with the approvals it received for Speedol Weapon Protective Oil SPD 63460 (S-761) and Speedol Aero Ultra Diesel S170, two important products ...

1.9.2021 16:47:00
Interview     438
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 ...

1.9.2021 16:22:00
Articles     252
The importance of oil analysis in predictive maintenance

The importance of oil analysis in predictive maintenance

Maintenance is defined as the measures and practices taken to maintain the condition of the equipment as designed or within acceptable limits. When the current state cannot be ...

1.9.2021 15:20:00
Corner Posts     Umut Arslan     406
The Green Deal Action Plan 2021

The Green Deal Action Plan 2021

Following the announcement of the European Green Deal (EGD) dated December 2019, which aims to ensure a green direction in people's life and industrial development, the Working ...

1.9.2021 15:16:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     245
Performance criteria and raw material selection in textile knitting oils

Performance criteria and raw material selection in textile knitting oils

Tayfun Yılmaz General Manager / Engineer MSc. Vario Engineering and Production Technologies Inc.   It is said that knitting was found by the Central Asian Turks and the ...

1.9.2021 15:10:00
Product Review     264
How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

Dr. Gareth Fish   Different types of lubricating greases have long been used in numerous applications in passenger cars. But as electrification continues apace, certain ...

1.9.2021 14:57:00
Facility Review     343
Petronas Lubricants International announces partnership with Treedom

Petronas Lubricants International announces partnership with Treedom

The EMEA business region of PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), a leading lubricants manufacturer, today announces a new partnership with Treedom; the first web-based ...

28.7.2021 12:09:00
Worldwide     530