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  • Greasing for power in electric motors

    Electric motors are omnipresent, with millions in use worldwide powering a vast array of industrial processes. However, their operation is very energy intensive, amounting to 40 per cent of total global energy consumption! We discuss how one key technique to lessen their energy consumption is to use a high performance grease for lubricating electric motor bearings
    • 29 Jul 2019
  • Picking the right lubricants to enhance mine site operations

    The modern mining industry faces a unique set of lubricant challenges amid constant exposure to the elements, extreme temperatures, and heavy loads. Find out what you should consider when choosing lubricants and how the right lubes can help companies overcome the challenges of mine site operations.
    • 22 Jul 2019
  • Lubricants 101: What needs to be lubricated? – Part 2

    In the second and final part of our primer on industrial lubricants, we look at what are the various elements that require lubrication. Regardless if you’re a seasoned pro or a new aspiring talent in this industry, this article will help you u...
    • 15 Jul 2019
  • Lubricants 101: The properties of lubricating oils – Part 1

    Why do we need to lubricate? In this first part of a two-part introductory primer on industrial lubricants, we take a closer look at the need for lubrication and the key properties of lubricating oils. Regardless if you’re a seasoned pro or a new aspiring talent in this industry, this article will help you understand their significance when choosing the right lubes with the right characteristics for various industrial…
    • 8 Jul 2019
  • How to take the heat out of steel mill lubrication with high performance hydraulic oils

    An Italian steel mill dramatically extended the oil drain intervals of the hydraulic systems of its bridge cranes by 700% - following a switch to a synthetic, high performance hydraulic oil.
    • 1 Jul 2019
  • Enhance corrugator operations using high performance lubricants

    Optimising the performance of corrugating machines has never been more important in the drive to maximise margins. Find out how choosing the right lubricants can help achieve that goal.
    • 24 Jun 2019
  • Equipment Reliability: Critical To Protecting Margins in a Volatile Environment

    In many industries – such as mining, oil and gas, or refining – margin is king. Operators in these industries are at the mercy of commodity pricing, so they do not have as much control over production revenue. In this context, equipment r...
    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Improve your food processing equipment performance with synthetic lubricants

    Lubricants used in the food processing sector are often subjected to extreme temperatures for prolonged periods. There is also the possibility of exposure to water or steam, depending on the type of operation, as well as contamination from food waste. We look at how high performance synthetic lubricants combined with a fully featured maintenance programme can help operators extend oil drain intervals and optimise the…
    • 27 May 2019