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An in-service lubricant encounters heat, air, corrosive agents, pressure, and other factors that cause chemical changes in the oil. Changes in oil chemistry can also impact the lubricant’s ability to...
Article - 11 Dec 2017
A recent study surveyed lubricant users and found that using different types and viscosity grades that deviate from the standard manufacturer lubricant is the largest cause of equipment failure and...
Article - 2 Dec 2020
Replacing FAME Biodiesel with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oils (HVOs)
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...
Article - 18 Dec 2017
Liquid cooled engines and rotating equipment use glycol-based coolants because of their superior heat transfer characteristics.
Article - 9 Jun 2016
Air, pressure, heat, corrosive agents, and other factors encountered by a lubricant during use can cause chemical changes in the oil. Changes in the oil chemistry can have a negative impact on the...
Article - 13 Aug 2018
This article discusses the different ways in which engine oil can wear, and what methods can be used to prevent them.
Article - 14 Dec 2015
There is a general saying that oil and water do not mix together, but this adage does not apply when it comes to lubrication oils. In such oils, water can exist in different states, and if this is not...
Article - 12 Jan 2022
A recent interview with [name] from Thermo Fisher Scientific outlines the uses and benefits of this powerful technique throughout the entire polymer value chain, looking at where XRF fits into these...
Article - 21 Mar 2018
This article discusses how to use a electromagnetic flowmeter for the oil and gas industry.