Lube-Tech

Lube-Techs are a technical resource providing in-depth analysis on a wide range of lubrication related topics. These academic commentaries form the centrefold of Lube magazine.

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Issue Date Lube-Tech Subject Article title(s) Credited Authors Company
147 Oct 2018 118

Biobased Lubricants

Biodegradable – Environmentally aware lubricants

Dr. Lou Honary

Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing, Inc.

146 Aug 2018 117

Adhesive properties testing

Determination of adhesive properties of lubricants on surfaces

Susanne Beyer-Faiß

Dr. Tillwich, GmbH Werner Stehr

145 Jun 2018 116

Testing/Monitoring

The difference between ‘forgiving’ and ‘less-forgiving’ lubricants in thin film tests

Svajus Joseph Asadauskas

FTMC Tribology Laboratory, Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

144 Apr 2018 115

Lubricating greases

Lube-Tech 115 – The Effect of Base Oils on Thickening and Physical Properties of Lubricating Greases

Edward Casserly, Ph.D., Timothy Langlais, MBA, and Staci P. Springer, MBA, in cooperation with Anoop Kumar, Ph.D. and Bill Mallory

ERGON REFINING, Inc., Royal Manufacturing Company

143 Feb 2018 114

Hydraulic fluids

Prescreening hydraulic fluids for vane pumps: a ranking method

Emmanuel Georgiou, Dirk Drees, Michel De Bilde and Michael Anderson

Falex

142 Dec 2017 113

Automotive

The Impact of SAE Critical Specifications to the formulating and manufacture of automotive oils

Dr Edward ‘Ted’ Wright

141 Oct 2017 112

Synthetic Esters / Greases

To what extent do synthetic esters contribute to better sustainability of greases?

S. Lucazeau

NYCO

140 Aug 2017 111

Maintenance

Unlocking Efficient, Reliable Power

Praveen Nagpal

Shell

139 Jun 2017 110

Additives – Friction Modifiers

Influence of polymeric friction modifiers in the lubrication of DLC contacts when used alone or in the presence of MoDTC

John Eastwood

Croda

138 Apr 2017 109

Metalworking Fluids

Biocides for Metal Working Fluids: India Outlook

Dr Amit Bhattacharya and Debasis Senapati

Dow Microbial Control

137 Feb 2017 108

Greases

Maximising Environmental Grease Compounds for Extreme High Pressure High Temperature Applications

Peter Pratelli and Don Oldiges

Jet-Lube

136 Dec 2016 107

Tribocorrosion

Tribocorrosion: Risks and Potentials

Emmanual Georgiou and Dirk Drees

Falex Tribology N.V.

135 Oct 2016 106

Polymer Tribology

Polymer Tribology

Malcolm Fox

School of Mechanical
Engineering, University of Bradford

134 Aug 2016 105

Powertrain Systems

Fuel economy and lubricants in powertrain systems

Jisheng E

GKN Driveline Technology Centre

133 Jun 2016 104

Drill Rod Lubricants

Biobased Lubricants for Drill Rods New Product Trends

Lou Honary

Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing Inc.

132 Apr 2016 103

Biorefining

Biorefinery Technology: New, High-Performance Approaches in Lubricant Base Stocks

Jonathan A. Brekan and Gregory E. Gerhardt

Elevance Renewable Sciences

131 Feb 2016 102

Synthetic esters

New insight into the benefits of synthetic esters in challenging lubricanting applications

Siegfried Lucazeau

NYCO

130 Dec 2015 101

Grease

Lubricants for Wire Ropes ‰– New Product Trends

Lou Honary and John Sander

Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing Inc. and Technology Lubrications Engineers Inc.

129 Oct 2015 100

Esters

Esters, The Most Versatile of Base Stock Technologies

John Eastwood

Croda Lubricants

128 Aug 2015 99

Fuel economy

Fuel economy drives change for passenger car oil formulations

Anne Young

Infineum

127 Jun 2015 98

Condition monitoring

Quantitative Condition Monitoring of In-use Oils by FTIR Spectroscopy

Craig Winterfield and Frederik van de Voort

Fluid Life, McGill University and Thermal Lube

126 Apr 2015 97

Grease additives

Synergistic Combination of Dimercapto Thiadiazole Derivatives

Aili Ma, Minli Gu, Junbing Yao and Ruiming ‰ÛÏRay‰Û Zhang

Vanderbilt

125 Feb 2015 96

Long life lubricants

Shell Introduces a New Long Life Lubricant for Engines Burning Sour – Part Two

Joerg Reher, Thijs Schasfoort and Richard Holdsworth

Shell

124 Dec 2014 96

Long life lubricants

Shell Introduces a New Long Life Lubricant for Engines Burning Sour – Part One

Joerg Reher, Thijs Schasfoort and Richard Holdsworth

Shell

123 Oct 2014 95

Grease

Combination of novel antioxidant system and thermally stable esters for high temperature greases

Siegfried Lucazeau

NYCO

122 Aug 2014 94

Grease

Upper Operating Temperature of Grease: Too Hot To Handle?

Ren̩ Westbroek

Axel Christiernsson

121 Jun 2014 93

Blending

Viscosity Blending Equations

Boris Zhmud

Sveacon Consulting

120 Apr 2014 92

Friction modifiers

Friction Modifiers for Next Generation Engine Oils

Ian Hobday and John Eastwood

Croda Lubricants

119 Feb 2014 91

Tackiness evaluation

Quantitative evaluation of tackiness in polymer-oil solutions using modified probe tack method

Daniel M Vargo, Oriol Ribera Serra and Brian M Lipowski

Functional Products

118 Dec 2013 90

Oil soluble polyalkylene glycols

Oil Soluble Polyalkylene Glycols

Martin R. Greaves

The Dow Chemical Company

117 Oct 2013 89

Air release and foaming

Comparison of oil types regarding air release and foaming in dry case operation – Part Two

Thomas Dopichay, Johannes Untch, Prof. Thorsten Lang Braunschweig, Dr. Robert Rahmfeld and Ahmet Guven

Shell

116 Aug 2013 89

Air release and foaming

Comparison of oil types regarding air release and foaming in dry case operation – Part One

Thomas Dopichay, Johannes Untch, Prof. Thorsten Lang Braunschweig, Dr. Robert Rahmfeld and Ahmet Guven

Shell

115 Jun 2013 88

Base oils

Base oil blends to meet the new demands of the lubricant industry

Luis Bastardo-Zambrano and Mehdi Fathi-Najafi

Nynas AB

114 Apr 2013 87

Additives

Formulating Low Varnish Turbine Technology ‰ÛÒ Lubricant additives with improved deposit control

Shyam Prasad

Afton Chemical Ltd

113 Feb 2013 86

Wind turbine gear oils

Lubricants for Wind Turbines Gear Oils – Demands and Characteristics – Part Two

Wolfgang Bock and Henrik Heinemann

Fuchs Lubricants

112 Dec 2012 85

Wind turbine gear oils

Lubricants for Wind Turbines Gear Oils – Demands and Characteristics – Part One

Wolfgang Bock and Henrik Heinemann

Fuchs Lubricants

111 Oct 2012 84

Re-refining

Used Oil Re-refining: Improvements in CEP Technology Make Economics More Attractive

Joshua H. Park and Louis M. Magnabosco

CEP Technology

110 Aug 2012 83

Boric acic derivatives

Determination of residual free boric acid in amine borate condensate reaction products by 11B NMR spectroscopy

Steven Anderson

Afton Chemical Ltd

109 Jun 2012 82

Environment and sustainability

Sustainability‰…and the Global Lubricants Industry

Apu Gosalia, Rod Parker

Fuchs Lubricants

108 Apr 2012 81

Natural antioxidants oxidation stability

Research of Natural Antioxidants Influence on Oxidation Stability and Tribological Properties of Rapeseed Oil

R.Kreivaitis, J.Padgurskas, K.Kazancev, M.Gumbyte and E.Dambrauskiene

Aleksandras Stulginskis University

107 Feb 2012 80

Blending

Modern Base Oils & Blending for Optimal Performance

Alan Outhwaite, Brent Lok, Katty Hoste and Lawrence Wong

Chevron Base Oils

106 Dec 2011 79

1. Synthetic base oils

2. Storage and containment

1. Synthetic Base Stocks Provide Benefits for Air Compressor Lubricants

2. Working towards standardisation of the Oil Storage Regulations

1. Sandy Reid-Peters

2. David Lummis

1. ExxonMobil

2. BSIF

105 Oct 2011 78

Infineum trends

Infineum Trends

Rod Parker

UKLA

104 Aug 2011 77

Oil soluble polyalkylene glycols

Oil Soluble Synthetic Polyalkylene Glycols – A New Type of Group V Base Oil

Martin R. Greaves

The Dow Chemical Company

103 Jun 2011 76

Metalworking fluids

MWFPSG presentation to the WATCH Committee York, 24th February 2011

David J. Neadle

Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group

102 Apr 2011 75

Environment and sustainability

Fuel economy in focus: Advances in development of energy-efficient lubricants and low-friction coatings for automotive applications

Boris Zhmud

Applied Nano Surfaces AB

101 Feb 2011 74

Synthetic base oils

Synthetic Basestocks – Synergy with Greases

Sandy Reid-Peters

ExxonMobil

100 Dec 2010 73

Metalworking fluid

Control and maintenance of metalworking fluids

David J. Neadle

Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group

99 Oct 2010 72

Infineum trends

Infineum Trends, Part 2

Rod Parker

UKLA

98 Aug 2010 71

Infineum trends

Infineum Trends, Part 1

Rod Parker

UKLA

97 Jun 2010 70

1. REACH

2. Bearing shell design

1. REACH and its impact on base oils and lubricants markets

2. Federal Mogul‰’s Innovative IROXTM Bearing Shell Design Enables Fuel Consumption and CO2 Reduction

1. Howard Hayes

2. Unknown

1. ATIEL

2. Fedreal Mogul

96 Apr 2010 69

Base oil review 2009

2009: The year in review and a brief look forward

Steve Ames

SBA Consulting

95 Feb 2010 68

Lubricating composites

Study of Tribological properties of lubricating composites

Prof. Albert Pogosian

BALTTRIB / University of Armenia

94 Dec 2009 67

Metalworking fluids

Non-Aqueous Metalworking Lubricants

David J. Neadle

Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group

93 Oct 2009 66

Grease

Shouldn’t Grease Upper Operating Temperature Claims Have a Technical Basis?

Chuck Coe

ExxonMobil

92 Aug 2009 65

Boric acic derivatives

Free Boric Acid determination in Amine Borate reaction blends

John BeliÌÇn, Michiel van Breemen, Johan Hooijman and Ton van der Kaaij

Quaker BV

91 Jun 2009 64

1. REACH

2. Automotive oils

1. Fatigue and complexity: The next stage of REACH

2. There is hope in innovation for the automotive oil sector

1. Paul Whitehead

2. Unknown

1. Castrol Industrial Lubricants

2. Millers Oils

90 Apr 2009 63

Biodiesel

Lubricants in the Age of Biodiesel

Dr. Isabella Goldmints

Infineum

89 Feb 2009 62

Base oils

New base oils pose a challenge for solubility and lubricity

Boris Zhmud and Michel Roegiers

E-ION s.a.

88 Dec 2008 61

Vegetable oils

Tribological Performance of Ionized Vegetable Oils as Lubricity and Fatty Oiliness Additives in Lubricants and Fuels

Boris Zhmud

E-ION s.a.

87 Oct 2008 60

Grease

Developing optimal oil for grease for CVJ boots

Valentina Serra-Holm

Nynas AB

86 Aug 2008 59

1. Metalworking fluids

2. Fluorinated lubricants

3. Biodiesel

1. Update on the Use of Biocides in Metalworking Applications

2. Halocarbon: Advancements in Fluorinated Lubricants

3. ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specs

1. Michael Scholz

2. Unknown

3. Unknown

1. Lubrizol
2. Halocarbon
3. ASTM

85 Jun 2008 58

1. Friction modifiers

2. Nanotechnology-based solid lubricants

1. Development of Organic Ashless Antiwear- Friction Modifier additives

2. Multisol Group to Distribute Lubricating Materials Based on ApNano Material‰Ûªs NanoLubå¨ in Cooperation with InS R&D Company

1. Frank J. DeBlase

2. Unknown

1. Chemtura

2. Multisol and ApNano Materials

84 Apr 2008 57

1. Metalworking fluids

2. Maintenance

1. Skin and eye irritation tests for water-miscible metalworking fluids

2. Keep Your Hydraulic System Clean of Varnish or Pay the Consequences

1. Bert Boomkamp, Eckhard Heisler and Menk Prinsen

2. Rob Profilet

1. Cimcool Industrial Products B.V. And Evonik Stockhausen GmbH

2. Lubrizol

 

83 Feb 2008 56

1. Hydraulic fluids

2. REACH

1. Dynavis Hydraulic Fluid Additive System Increases Fuel Economy and Equipment Productivity

2. REACH fees are “out of control‰”

1. Unknown

2. Unknown

1. Dynavis and RohMax

2. Chemical Business Association

82 Dec 2007 55

Biodegradable Lubricants

Biodegradable Lubricants

A. Igartua, J. Terradillos, O. Areitioaurtena, A. Marcaide and X. FernÌÁndez

TENNIKER

81 Oct 2007 54

REACH

REACH: Do you know your RIPs from your SIEFs? – Part 2

Rod Parker

BLF

80 Aug 2007 53

REACH

REACH: Do you know your RIPs from your SIEFs? – Part 1

Rod Parker

BLF

79 Jun 2007 52

Cutting fluids

Skin compatibility of cutting fluids: in vitro / in vivo test strategy

Dr. Christel Adomat, Dr. Joachim Kremer and Dr. Henry Rossmaier

Henkel

78 Apr 2007 51

REACH

REACH, REACH Go Away, Come Again Another Day‰Û_ Practical issues on project managing REACH compliance

Malcolm Pollard

Baytouch Ltd

77 Feb 2007 50

REACH

REACH The EU regulatory framework for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals

Reinhard Wierling

Mahle

76 Dec 2006 49

1. Hydraulic fluids

2. Automotive lubricants

1. Not all Hydraulic Fluids are Created Equal How to minimise operating problems and save money

2. Lubricants Play Critical Role in Use of Plastics in Automotive Applications

 

1. David Oesterle

2. Nathalie Gerard

1. Lubrizol

2. Dow Corning

75 Oct 2006 48

1. Micro-biologically influenced corrosion inhibition

2. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEO)

1. Bacterium takes a shine to metals

2. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEO) Ecological and toxicological properties and consequences of the EU risk reduction strategy for technical applications – Part 2

1. Prof. Florian Mansfeld and Esra Kus

2. Dr. Simone Hoffmann-Dörr and Dr. Andreas Willing

1. USC Viterbi School of Engineering

2. Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

74 Aug 2006 47

1. Health and safety

2. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEO)

1. Health and Safety in the Workplace: Risk Assessment.

2. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEO) ecological and toxicological properties and consequences of the eu risk reduction strategy for technical applications – Part 1

1. Rod Parker

2. Dr. Simone Hoffmann-Dörr and Dr. Andreas Willing

1. BLF

2. Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

73 Jun 2006 46

REACH

EU strategy for a future chemicals policy: REACH Part 2

Derek J Knight

Safepharm Laboratories Ltd

72 Apr 2006 45

REACH

EU strategy for a future chemicals policy: REACH Part 1

Derek J Knight

Safepharm Laboratories Ltd

71 Feb 2006 44

1. Grease

2. Base oils

3. Health and safety

4. Health and safety

5. Health and safety

1. SKF new tool for estimating grease life in lubricated-for-life deep groove ball bearings.

2. Base oil report

3. HSC/E health and safety statistics for 2004/2005

4. HSC & safe operation of vehicles in the workplace

5. HSC report shows progress on ill health, but more needs to be done

1. Ben Huiskamp

2. Adrian Brown

3. Rod Parker

4. Rod Parker

5. Rod Parker

1. SKF

2. ICIS

3. BLF

4. BLF

5. BLF

70 Dec 2005 43

1. Maintenance

2. Hydraulic fluids

3. Health and safety

4. Lubrication decisions

1. Multigrade oil & viscosity index improvers

2. RohMax maximum efficiency hydraulic fluid technology

3. UEIL health and environment committee meets at Federchimica, Milan

4. The difference between good lubrication and good lubricant

1. Dr Debasish Mukherjee

2. Unknown

3. Robert Stubbs

4. Jim Fitch

1. Tractors India Ltd

2. mehf

3. UEIL Health and Environment Committee / Polartech

4. Noria

69 Oct 2005 42

Transmission fluids

Understanding how the transmission fluid responds to daily operations- Part 3

Unknown

Allison Transmission

68 Aug 2005 41

1. Transmission fluids

2. Maintenance

3. Hazardous waste regulation

1. Understanding how the transmission fluid responds to daily operations – Part 2

2. The perfect storm… Are you secretly waiting?

3. Hazardous waste regulations – List of wastes regulations 2005

1. Unknown

2. Jim Fitch

3. Unknown

1. Allison Transmission

2. Noria

3. DEFRA

67 Jun 2005 40

1. Transmission fluids

2. Maintenance

1. Understanding how the transmission fluid responds to daily operations. – Part 1

2. Does your lubrication programme embarrass you?

1. Unknown

2. Drew Troyner

1. Allison Transmission

2. Noria

66 Apr 2005 39

1. Equipment maintenance

2. Grease

1. Back to basics

2. Rationalisation of grease packaging

1. Martin Williamson

2. W. Moller

1. Noria

2. ELGI

65 Feb 2005 38

1. Equipment maintenance

2. Hydraulic fluids

3. Packaging and labelling

1. Back to basics

2. Switching from monograde to multigrade hydraulic fluid can improve energy efficienct for fuel and cost savings

3. Proposals for new amending regulations about the classification, packaging and labelling of chemicals: chip 3.1

1. Martin Williamson

2. Unknown

3. Unknown

1. Noria

2. Unknown

3. HSE

64 Dec 2004 37

1. Maintenance

2. Cargo insurance, UK regulations

3. Health and safety

1. Back to basics

2. UK regulations to change the way cargo insurance is purchased

3. WSA challenge fund – second round opens for business

1. Martin Williamson

2. Neal Gordon

3. Unknown

1. Noria

2. PoundGates & Co

3. wsa-cf

63 Oct 2004 36

1. Contamination monitoring

2. Maintenance

1. Strategies for effective contamination monitoring and control

2. Back to basics

1. Jason Kopschinsky

2. Martin Williamson

1. Schematic Approach

2. Noria

62 Aug 2004 35

Tribology

Tribology Basics – Part 4

David Margaroni

BLF

61 Jun 2004 34

1. Tribology

2. Metalworking fluid

1. Tribology Basics – Part 3

2. End-users advice: Using metalworking fluids safely

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

60 Apr 2004 33

1. Tribology

2. Health and safety

3. Metalworking fluids

4. Corrections

1. Tribology basics – Part 2

2. Health & safety executive chemical essentials

3. Meet the BLF metalworking fluids product stewardship team at MACH 2004

4. LUBE 58 Lube-Tech emissions corrections

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

3. Rod Parker

4. NA

1. BLF

2. BLF

3. BLF

4. BLF

59 Feb 2004 32

Tribology

Tribology basics – Part 1

David Margaroni

BLF

58 Dec 2003 31

1. Environment and sustainability

2. Biodiesel

1. Emission from motor vehicles

2. European biodiesel standard DIN EN 14214 in force

David Margaroni

BLF

57 Oct 2003 30

1. Lubricants analysis using ICP

2. Internet interface for laboratory services

1. Inductively-coupled plasma spectroscopy

2. Embracing information technology and the internet revolution for laboratory service

1. David Margaroni

2. Paul Parkinson

1. BLF

2. Vernolab

56 Aug 2003 29

1. Maintenance

2. Metalworking fluids

3. Diesel engine oils

1. Plant maintenance can benefit from lubrication consolidation

2. News from the British Lubricants Federation Metalworking Fluids Product Stewardship Group

3. Worldwide performance specifications for diesel engine oils – Tables – Part 2

1. Dave Garner

2. Rod Parker

3. David Margaroni

1. Dow Corning

2. BLF

3. BLF

55 Jun 2003 28

Diesel engine oils

Worldwide performance specifications for diesel engine oils – additional specifications now introduced for light-duty operation – Part 1

David Margaroni

BLF

54 Apr 2003 27

Automotive

Diesel Engined Motorcycles

David Margaroni

BLF

53 Feb 2003 26

Legislation

Implementation of the ‘end-of-life’ vehicle legislation

David Margaroni

BLF

52 Dec 2002 25

Quantification of particulate contamination

Oil cleanliness

David Margaroni

BLF

51 Oct 2002 24

1. Condition monitoring

2. Good business practice

3. Good business practice

1. The role of lubricant condition monitoring in maintenance programmes

2. What the UK’s National Measurement System (NMS) can do for your business

3. Government advice to business: Actions to take before and during a strike in the fire service

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

3. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

3. BLF

50 Aug 2002 23

Infineum trends

Infineum Trends

Rod Parker (edited)

1. BLF

49 May 2002 22

1. Health and safety

2. COSHH

1. MWF Product Stewardship at MACH 2002

2. e-COSHH essentials: A free internet tool to help your company comply with COSHH regulations

1. B.J.Boomkamp

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF Metalworking Fluids Stewardship Group

2. BLF

48 Feb 2002 21

1. Automotive

2. Storage and containment

1. The future for automotive two-stroke engines – Part 2

2. Oil storage regulations: What you and your customers need to know

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

47 Nov 2001 20

1. ISO Preparation

2. Automotive

1. Are you ready for the new ISO 9000?

2. The future for automotive two-stroke engines – Part 1

1. David Penn

2. David Margaroni

1. Institute of Quality Assurance

2. BLF

46 Aug 2001 19

Engine oils

Specification and licensing systems for engine oils – engine developments and implications for the lubricant

David Margaroni

BLF

45 May 2001 18

1. Maintenance

2. Micropitting

1. Automated lubricant maintenance

2. What you need to know about micropitting

1. Rod Parker

2. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

44 Feb 2001 17

Engine oils

Worldwide performance specification for diesel engine oil (WWHD-1)

David Margaroni

BLF

43 Nov 2000 16

Health and safetyåÊ

Global harmonisation of hazard communication

David Margaroni

BLF

42 Aug 2000 15

1. Maintenance

2. 4-stroke motorcycle lubrication

1. The Lubrication of off-road vehicles and equipment

2. BLF challenged Bike Magazine over their article ‘Find the Right Oil’

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

41 May 2000 14

1. Industry links

2. Environment and sustainability

1. Using the internet for your queries

2. Improve your environmental performance by cutting coolant costs

1. Rod Parker

2. Tony Lesowiec

1. BLF

2. Pera

40 Feb 2000 13

1. Engine oils

2. Petroleum waxes

1. ACEA specification system for engine oils

2. Petroleum waxes

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

39 Dec 1999 12

1. Engine oils

2. Re-refining: lube oil to diesel

1. Understanding today’s engine oil specifications

2. Kwikpower’s lubricating oil to diesel (LOD) fuel technology

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

38 Jul 1999 11

1. Engine oils

2. Maintenance

1. Designing automotive engine lubricating systems

2. New surface coating process developed to reduce component failure in the automotive industry

1. Abid Mian, abridged by David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

1. Ricardo Consulting Engineers (Abid Mian)

2. BLF

37 May 1999 10

1. Gear oils

2. Tribology

1. Meeting the needs of modern industrial gear oils

2. Designer surfaces for titanium components

1. Unknown

2. David Margaroni

1. Lubrizol

2. BLF

36 Mar 1999 9

1. Service intervals

2. Good business practice

1. Extended drain intervals for crankcase lubricants

2. “Responsible care” for BLF member companies

1. David Margaroni

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

35 Dec 1998 8

1. Metalworking fluids

2. Food grade lubricants

3. Base fluids

1. Consortium tackle water mix metal working fluid disposal

2. Changes in the approval system for food industry lubricants. USDA division is closing down

3. New base fluids technology from ICI

1. Tony Lesowiec

2. David Margaroni

3. Unknown

1. Pera

2. BLF

3. ICI

34 Aug 1998 7

1. ACEA

2. ILSAC scpecifications

1. ACEA-98 detail of changes

2. Meeting the needs of ILSAC GF-3 in the USA and elsewhere

1. Rod Parker

2. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

33 May 1998 6

1. Automotive trends

2. Good business practice

1. Autotrends

2. BLF quality manual

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

32 Feb 1998 5

1. Hydrogen fuel cell

2. Fuel economy

3. Good business practice

1. The Hydrogen fuel cell

2. Fuel economy measurements in the Sequence VI A test

3. Developing new standards within the UK lubricants industry

1. Rod Parker

2. Unknown

3. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. Lubrizol

3. BLF

31 Dec 1997 4

1. Static diesel engine development

2. Cooling lubricants

3. Tribology

1. Static diesel engine development

2. Engine cooling concentrate… ‘Antifreeze’

3. Industrial lubrication and tribology

1. Rod Parker

2. David Margaroni

3. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

3. BLF

30 Aug 1997 3

1. Legislation

2. Base oils

1. Lubricant development to meet the challenge of European emissions control legislation

2. Base oil manufacturing process developments – ISO dewaxing – The way forward

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

29 May 1997 2

1. Reduced emissions

2. Oilseeds developments for lubricants

3. COSHH

4. MWFPSG formation

5. International standard development

1. Reduced emissions and extended drain intervals – a new development?

2. Further developments in specialist oilseeds for lubricants

3. Short chain-length chloroparaffins – Results of BLF survey indicate that the move to eliminate the use of SCCPs is well under way

4. First meeting of New Metalworking Fluid Technology Task Group

5. Diesel fuel lubricity – agreement on limits now reached

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

3. David Margaroni

4. Robert Stubbs

5. David Margaroni

1. BLF

2. BLF

3. BLF

4. Polartech Ltd

5. BLF

28 Feb 1997 1

1. Environment and sustainability

2. Formaldehyde standards

3. EcoLabelling

1. Biodegradable lubricants

2. Triazine biocides and formaldehyde

3. EcoLabelling

1. David Margaroni

2. David Margaroni

3. Rod Parker

1. BLF

2. BLF

3. BLF