Marine

Fuel Demand Drives Evolution in Lubricant Testing_aerial top view container cargo ship

Fuel Demand Drives Evolution in Lubricant Testing

August 19, 2020

Lubricant additive packages may be the key to solving some of the problems associated with very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO).

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Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluids Standards, Around the World

August 17, 2020

Stringent environmental specifications and labeling schemes that are relevant to biodegradable hydraulic fluids exist across the world, all designed to make the world a more sustainable, safer and to provide a cleaner future. Here we focus on some of the most relevant to biodegradable hydraulic fluids.

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Keeping Engines Running Amid 2020 Fuel Challenges

July 15, 2020

Early reports on the variable quality of very low-sulphur fuel oils confirm research highlighting the need for robust cylinder lubrication when using the new fuel blends.

Sustainability with Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluids

Supporting Sustainability with Biodegradable Hydraulic Fluids

July 06, 2020

Hydraulic fluids play a vital role in keeping the world moving. The demand for eco-friendly, biodegradable hydraulic fluids is growing, supporting a more sustainable, safer and cleaner future.

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Preparing for IMO 2020 Impact on Marine Lubricants

February 19, 2020

IMO 2020 regulation is having a dramatic effect on how marine engine lubricants are formulated. We discussed this in LUBE Magazine.

Enabling IMO 2020 Compliance

February 05, 2020

Over the last decade, marine diesel cylinder lubricants have been focused on controlling corrosion, with higher base number (BN) lubricants being effective at neutralizing sulfuric acid generated by the combustion of high sulfur fuels.