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Lubrication October 21, 2018

Study explores prolonging the useful life of lubricants

A study from Stanford University explores how to make foaming oil in lubricants last whether it's for a car or a wind turbine.

By Andrew Myers
Lubrication June 18, 2018

2018 Lubrication Guide

The science and art of lubrication often is as important as the mechanical functions it enables.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Lubrication May 24, 2018

Tribologist and lubrication group names president for 2018-19

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) announced Greg Croce, a technical manager for Chevron Products Company, has been named president of the group for 2018-19.

Lubrication May 2, 2018

Technical program announced for annual lubrication, reliability exhibition

Advancements in manufacturing, metalworking, transportation and power generation to be featured at annual event for lubrication and reliability professionals.

By The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Lubrication April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Lubrication January 22, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Jan. 15-21

Articles about 2018 System Integrator Giants, Maintenance and Safety Digital Report, robots and manufacturing, getting rid of VFD wires, and metal and lubrication interactions were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, January 15-21. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Lubrication January 12, 2018

Gain lubrication insight by looking a little deeper

Understand how metals and lubricants will interact.

By Helmut Seubert, Kl├╝ber Lubrication
Lubrication November 9, 2017

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 12, 2018.)

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, and Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager
A micro-fog lubricator atomizes oil into droplets smaller than 2 microns. These can travel vertically, over long distances, or through intricate flow paths and can be used to lubricate multiple tools. Courtesy: IMI Precision Engineering
Lubrication June 14, 2017

Cutting through the fog on pneumatic lubrication

Choosing the right strategy to prolong the life of key equipment will have a major impact for your plant.

By Charles Werdehoff, IMI Precision Engineering
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Lubrication June 7, 2017

Five lubrication warning signs to look for

Lubrication testing is common for preventive maintenance programs and people performing the tests should watch out for water, acid, and viscosity during the tests.

By David Manney, L&S Electric