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UEIL Sustainability Task Force holds its 3rd meeting
The UEIL Sustainability Task Force was officially launched on 27 March 2019 during its first meeting in Brussels. Members of the Task Force gathered for a full day of meetings and took this opportunity to introduce themselves and the sustainability strategy of their respective companies, to start an initial discussion on how UEIL should take this concept on board.Read more
New UKLA Members
UKLA is pleased to welcome Kline and Vista as its newest members.Read more
Publication of the report on 1st MWF research programme workshops: Use of DRAMs and other methods for monitoring MWF mist
Machine workshops use water-based metalworking fluids (MWF) to cool cutting machines but this can release a mist of MWF. Machinists inhaling this mist are at risk of developing chronic lung disease…Read more
Leaders in Industrial Process Fluids Combine to Form Quaker Houghton
Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International have combined to create Quaker Houghton, the global leader in industrial process fluids to the primary metals and metalworking markets.Read more
Bio-Degradable, Water-Based Lubricants to Spin Up Gear Applications
With the advent of electric vehicles and strict regulations on zero emission fuels, Yogesh Sengar of Future Market Insights explores the increasing push towards water-based lubricants and away from synthetics in the two-wheeler market.Read more
Correct lubrication of pump bearings
Philipp Theilmann, Application Engineer, Timken Europe, Colmar, outlines how the correct bearing lubrication can prevent equipment failure, detailing the various types of lubrication systems and explaining the strengths and drawbacks of each.Read more
In the September digital exclusive, Boris Zhmud, Head of R&D at BIZOL Germany discusses the importance of engine oil viscosity, the interactions between component parts of a product that effect the viscosity of the final product, and the advantages of using synthetic base oils in engine oil blending to improve product quality and vehicle fuel economy.Read more
Grease Production, CO₂ emissions a New Relationship!
Andreas Dodos, Chemical Engineer at Eldons, explores the ways in which modern grease products are designed to increase the sustainability of machinery and operationsthroughout the full spectrum of processes ranging fromtransportation to food processing and heavy industrialapplications.Read more