Lubrication

Lubrication March 13, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: March 6-12, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered lubricant evolution, condition-based maintenance, enterprise asset management and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Dean Morris
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
Lubrication March 1, 2023

Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Opens Call for Presentations for Fall 2023 Technical Conferences

STLE invites industry professionals to present at 2023 co-branded events, the Tribology Frontiers Conference and Tribology & Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Lubrication February 28, 2023

Open gear lubricants’ slow, steady evolution

How do you lubricate a 120-ton gear the height of a four-story building that sits outdoors or in a dusty plant environment, while meeting safety, environmental and operating cost constraints?

By Dr. Nancy McGuire
Lubrication January 17, 2023

Additives and engine oil lubrication

Engine oils contain a complex blend of additives to minimize emission and aid efficiency.

By Dan Holdmeyer
Lubrication January 10, 2023

Used oil analysis fundamentals

A quality oil analysis program with a series of consistently timed samples is key to successful preventive maintenance.

By Dan Holdmeyer
Lubrication January 9, 2023

Crude oil to base stocks to base oils to lubricating oils

The refining process has improved throughout the history of crude oil use, with base stock quality continuing to benefit from new technology.

By Dan Holdmeyer
Courtesy of STLE.
Lubrication November 17, 2022

Metalworking fluid management program announced

STLE is hosting its annual Metalworking Fluid Management Program, at the University of Akron in Ohio from February 21-23, 2023.

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Lubrication October 17, 2022

Lubrication group names president, conference schedule

STLE announces a new president for 2022-23 and three conferences to help lubrication and reliability professionals in manufacturing, metalworking, transportation and power generation.

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Courtesy: Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, www.controleng.com 
Lubrication October 12, 2022

The basics of lubricant water contamination

Steps taken after water contamination is identified depend on the type of lubrication product and its intended use.

By Dan Holdmeyer
Courtesy of STLE.
Lubrication September 27, 2022

Controlling particle contaminants

Best practices for avoiding lubricant contamination are established and simple to implement — the key to success is follow through.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar