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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     606
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     494
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     1061
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     1086
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     1686
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     4150
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     2616
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     4194
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     2778
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     3211
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     3149
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     1038
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     3875
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     3750
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     3607
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     3574
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     3895
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     3474
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     1082

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ExxonMobil to enhance Group II base stocks supply

ExxonMobil to enhance Group II base stocks supply

ExxonMobil announced that it has completed an expansion at its Singapore refinery to upgrade its production of EHC™ Group II base stocks, strengthening the global supply of ...

11.7.2019 11:05:00
Worldwide     43
Petrol Ofisi trains the engineers of the future

Petrol Ofisi trains the engineers of the future

Petrol Ofisi contributes to the solution to the lack of qualified personnel, which is one of the biggest problems in the business world. Collaborating with Gazi University, Petrol ...

11.7.2019 10:33:00
Interview     43
FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

Fuchs opened a state-of-the-art plant in China, Suzhou with 100,000 tons of output capacity for the first phase. The plant is expected to strengthen Fuchs’ place in the ...

11.7.2019 10:25:00
Facility Review     43
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 ...

10.7.2019 17:39:00
Product Review     44
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 ...

10.7.2019 17:32:00
Articles     51
Nynas launches base oil compliant with FDA regulations

Nynas launches base oil compliant with FDA regulations

Pure and crystal clear, NYNAS® S 3B is the latest base oil that Nynas is adding to its portfolio. Distilled from selected crude streams with unrivalled know-how of high ...

9.7.2019 15:44:00
Worldwide     115
Baku City Circuit keeps on pushing the limits

Baku City Circuit keeps on pushing the limits

Baku will host Formula 1 for the fourth time this year. Recently, the circuit announced a new deal signed off, extending their contract until 2023. We interviewed Mr. Arif ...

30.5.2019 17:04:00
Interview     188
“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

We interviewed two young entrepreneurs, Sertaç Yücelbak and Ünal Sarı, founders of Sunlog Logistics, a company that provide transportation and storage services ...

29.5.2019 15:40:00
Facility Review     177
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, ...

28.5.2019 15:24:00
Articles     256
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 ...

26.5.2019 15:13:00
Product Review     223