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Lubricant Contaminants Limit Gear Life

Lubricant cleanliness refers to the absence of contamination.1 Microscopic particles are the most harmful form of contamination in lubricants. They […]

Protecting Gears in Wind Power Applications

In wind power stations, both fluid (lubricating oils) and consistent (lubricating greases) lubricants are used. The main task of the […]

Selecting the Right PFPE Lubricant

If a mechanical or electromechanical component has to function for extended periods in an extreme environment, a perfluoropolyether (PFPE) lubricant […]

Synthetic Lubricants for Real Results

For centuries lubricants have been utilized as a way to reduce friction and wear on moving parts. In 2005, approximately […]

Improving Energy Efficiency with the Proper Gear Oils

Many factors come into play when selecting gear oils, including the projected life of a gearbox, its seals, and the […]

Maximizing Gearbox Performance

Introduction Gearboxes are one of the most widely used types of industrial equipment in the world. They are used as […]

Motion: Impossible – Without the Right Lube

In a recent survey conducted by Shell of U.S. industrial companies, 50 percent of respondents said that industrial gearboxes were […]

The Fundamentals of Honing Filtration

In today’s manufacturing environment it is essential that every process be as efficient and cost effective as possible. Operating costs […]

Safety Tips for Handling Industrial Lubricants

Workplace accidents and safety incidents can be prevented. Post-accident investigations reveal that many of these mishaps could have been avoided […]

The Spin on Precision Spindle Technologies

The spindle is the heart of the machine tool, and the most significant component when it comes to making parts. […]

The Sense of Synthetics in Worm Gear Lubrication

Worm gears are often used as a simple and effective solution for power transmission applications. The load carrying capacity of […]

Polyglycols for Lubricating Large Gear Drives

Introduction In modern-day gear technology, the lube oil used is an important element of the gear’s overall design. Increasingly stringent […]

Extending Gear Life with Synthetic Lubricants

Petroleum oils may always have a place in the world of gearing, but as mechanisms run hotter and faster, quality […]

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