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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     287
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     221
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     810
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     824
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     1257
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     3477
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     2419
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     3701
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     2607
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     2981
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     2999
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     933
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     3603
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     3545
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     3412
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     3399
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     3646
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     3280
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     964

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Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region

Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region

Ingevity has established a dedicated lubricants laboratory in Shanghai, China, to better serve customers in the Asia-Pacific region with new technologies and innovations. The ...

15.5.2019 10:53:00
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AMINOL to produce 4 LL oil for diesel locomotives

AMINOL to produce 4 LL oil for diesel locomotives

Azerbaijani lubricant brand AMINOL announced that it received “Fundamental Approval” from the world giant General Electric (GE) for the AMINOL M-14D2 lubricating ...

25.4.2019 16:32:00
Worldwide     106
New Orleans to host ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit in August

New Orleans to host ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit in August

ACI’s 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit will take place in New Orleans, LA on the 28th & 29th of August.  The two day event will bring together professionals ...

10.4.2019 16:35:00
Worldwide     159
6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to take place in Amsterdam

6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference to take place in Amsterdam

The 6th ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference will take place in Amsterdam on 18-19 June with the theme "strengthening lubricant performance by focusing on innovative ...

9.4.2019 17:30:00
Worldwide     183
Gazpromneft oil brand to be approved for food processing equipment

Gazpromneft oil brand to be approved for food processing equipment

Gazpromneft-Lubricants, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s oil business, has recently got an international non-profit organization NSF International * H1 category (accidental ...

9.4.2019 16:47:00
Worldwide     135
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 ...

1.4.2019 17:16:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     287
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 ...

1.4.2019 17:11:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     221
Moscow will host the 4th International MWFIL Conference

Moscow will host the 4th International MWFIL Conference

The 4th International Conference “Metalworking Fluids and Industrial Lubricants in Metallurgy, Mechanical Processing and Machine Building 2019 will take place on May 28 in ...

22.3.2019 15:16:00
Worldwide     139
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 ...

15.3.2019 14:21:00
Product Review     415
Energy efficiency and lubricants

Energy efficiency and lubricants

Murat Kalsın, President of the Energy Efficiency Association, indicates that lubricants are key elements that contribute to energy efficiency. He underlines that an investment in ...

12.3.2019 15:45:00
Interview     310