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Challenges: To meet the global challenge of reducing CO2 emissions, today’s engine oils are evolving to be lower in viscosity, which can improve overall fuel efficiency. Despite the trend toward smaller engines and harsher engine environments, these engine oils must still deliver better performance and improved wear protection. Whether you’re formulating engine oils fo... Read more...

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Challenges: Manufacturing grease for automotive and industrial markets provides plenty of opportunities and challenges. Greases are complex, multiphase systems that must:

  • Stay in place during intermittent or constant operation
  • Seal against contamination and moisture
  • Lubricate machine elements, such as bearings, gears, slideways and joints
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To help formulators meeting increasing demand for high lubricant performance and long product life, we offer a full line of Esterex esters, which includes adipate, neopolyol, phthalate and trimellitate esters. Esteres esters are well suited for a wide range of applications, including automotive, textile, industrial aviation, turbine and compressor lubricants Read more...

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Customers today expect lubricants to perform even in extreme conditions. To help you meet these expectations, Synesstic alkylated naphthalene (AN) base stocks are designed to empower lubricants to deliver durability and optimum performance in many operating environments. Read more...

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To meet ever-increasing performance demands in the evolving marketplace, formulators use SpectraSyn Lo Vis PAO synthetic base stocks- available in viscosity grades from 2 to 10 cSt - to grain better low-temperature properties, low volatility and improved oxidative stability compared to mineral oil base stocks. Read more...

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Today's lubricant marketplace demands enhanced performance capabilities, improved flow at low temperature and better durability. SpectranSyn Hi Vis (High Viscosity) PAO (polyalphaolefins) feature low-temperature properties, low volatility and improved thermal stability. Their high viscosity indices translate into improved flow at low temperatures and increased film thickness at high temp... Read more...

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Challenge: Formulators creating axle and transmission fluids for heavy-duty vehicles must achieve a delicate balance: reduce emissions by improving fuel economy through lower viscosity while maintaining - and even improving - fluids durability and wear protection. Oil drain intervals have evolved from 100K KM to the 300K-500K KM range, with targets now set at 1M KM. Read more...

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Challenge: Gear systems today are increasingly complex, with highly accurate cut teeth and finely finished surfaces. They're also smaller, placing higher loads on the teeth and bearings. These loads, along with vibration and shock loading, can cause frequent gear pitting (particularly micropitting) in surface-hardened gears. And the systems run at higher temperatures. Read more...

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The growing market for electric vehicles (EV) has significantly impacted the transmission lubricant industry. Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are making massive investments in developing EV technology. There's no doubt that EVs are here and growing fast:

  • 70% EV sales growth 2018 vs 2017
  • 30+ OEMs with EV models
  • 50% of 2040 vehicle s...
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Challenges: Manufacturing lubricants for the wind industry provides plenty of opportunities - and challenges. To compete in the marketplace, your lubricants must meeting increasing demand for long drain intervals and reliable performance in extreme conditions, especially in low temperatures. They must handle larger loads from larger turbines in smaller gear boxes. Read more...

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