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UKLA Annual Dinner 2018: A resounding success
More than 300 honoured guests, industry member companies and a host of International and European visitors descended on the prestigious Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Kensington last week, to celebrate the UKLA’s most eagerly awaited social event…Read more
Barbara Kudis of Allegheny Petroleum Products elected ILMA President
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) announced its 2018-2019 Board of Directors during the ILMA annual meeting in Palm Desert, California…Read more
Morris Lubricants appoints new operations manager
Andy Morrey, 54, joins Morris Lubricants in Shrewsbury after four years as operations director at Fulwood Limited in Ellesmere and 14 years working for Siemens in Telford and Birmingham…Read more
Appointments at GB Lubricants
Southport-based sales representative Stephen Hawksworth has been recruited by GB Lubricants in Gateshead to increase the company’s customers across North West England…Read more
The drive forward: Pioneering solutions for the next generation of Mobility needs
With a growing global population and increased technology advancements in the automotive space, it is expected that the mobility sector will undergo a number of significant changes over the next twentyRead more
years. While it is unclear which individual changes will prevail in the transition, trends such as autonomous driving, shared economy, electrification and wider powertrain advancements will all lead to…
The use of Group III in Heavy Duty Diesel Engine oils in Europe
When EURO VI emissions legislation was introduced in 2013 (and then mandatory in 2014) it saw an 80% reduction in NOx emissions from 2.0 g/kWh to 0.4g/ kWh and a halving of the particulate matter from 0.02 g/kWh to 0.01g/Kwh (figures 1 and 2) compared to EURO V. Overall since the introduction of EURO 0 in 1990 this is a reduction of over 99% in particulate matter and a 97% reduction in NOx.Read more
Bosch Rexroth – Fluid Rating: Validated hydraulic fluids increase the service life of the hydraulic system
Over the past few years, the efficiency of hydraulic systems has again risen considerably. This also increases the demands that are made on the hydraulic fluids that are used, since they can have a crucial effect on the wear properties of hydraulic components. Relevant standards only define the minimum requirements of hydraulic fluids. They do not reflect further technical developments…Read more
TBN, What’s in It for Me?
Modern motor oils are high-tech products required
to meet stringent specifcations regarding their physicochemical properties and actual performance…