A proposed engine test that is key to the ILSAC GF-6 engine oil specification is failing to discriminate between reference oils, an API official reported last week. read more
February 14, 2018
Volume 1 Issue 7
Wyoming-based technology company LogiLube and wind turbine drive train component manufacturer Winergy signed a collaboration agreement to test the former’s SmartGear condition monitoring technology platform on the German company’s gearbox for a GE 1.5 megawatt wind turbine. Proof of concept testing will take place at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Anton Paar, a leader in high-tech measuring instruments, acquired Boynton Beach, Florida-based Quantachrome Instruments. George Cortolezis-Supp, Anton Paar’s executive director of production and purchasing, will manage the new subsidiary. Houston-headquartered SPL acquired Alcor Petrolab, an independent laboratory that offers testing for various products including lubricants, grease and hydraulic fluids.
The acquisition that was the subject of a Feb. 7 story, “Distributor Extends Reach to Upper Midwest,” only included operations involved in Lube-Tech & Partners’ distribution of Chevron-branded lubricants. Lube-Tech kept other operations, including distribution of other lubricant brands in the upper Midwest.