Lube Magazine

The official journal of UEIL

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Lube Magazine is the European lubricants industry magazine, distributed to over one hundred countries around the globe. It provides a European perspective on the global lubricant industry.  Lube magazine is available both in print and digital which can be read online. It is published by the UKLA. Lube magazine is a bi-monthly publication (February, April, June, August, October and December).

In the latest issue

Main Feature: Base Oils
Supporting Feature: Tribology

  • Base oil prices witness reversal of fortunes in H2 as crude oil prices deflate hurriedly Page 9
  • Tribology of EV transmissions Page 13
  • Five pathways to reduce friction under slip-rolling or highly concentrated contacts Page 17
  • Base oils and collaboration are key to a more sustainable lubricants industry Page 21
  • European Group I base oils availability outlook uncertain for 2023 Page 24
  • Lube-Tech: Novel hybrid esters: Base oils designed for sustainability Page 26
  • Estolide Technology: Sustainable base oils & additives Page 33
  • It’s (not) different in our industry! The case for digitalisation of the sales process in a traditional B2B world Page 39
  • In conversation with Andrew Gelder, Technical Product and Sales Development Manager – Lubricants, IMCD UK Limited Page 48


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