Almost the entire lubricant industry is moving toward lower viscosity fluids. But in some additive package components, mainly for crankcase lubricants, a perfect storm of requirements is pushing viscosities higher.
Issue 12: December 2019 Lubes'n'Greases EMEA Magazine
Developing new additive components for lubricant applications is a challenging, risky and expensive process. These barriers to development mean new component introductions are the exception, not the norm.
From carousels to wheel bearings to electric vehicle motors, grease keeps the world rotating on its axis. This makes predictable performance under high-stress conditions essential.
As electrified vehicles become more commonplace, lubricant and fluid makers must find new ways to deliver optimized value and performance in an evolving automotive market.
Lubes'n'Greases EMEA is the first independent regional business magazine for and about the lubricants, base oil, additives and lube packaging industries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It reports on marketing and technology trends, raw material supplies, regulations and OEM specifications, and the challenges faced by end users of lubes and greases and the solutions that meet their needs. Every issue includes breaking news, in-depth features and informed opinions.
LNG EMEA has separate content from its sister magazine, Lubes'n'Greases, but offers the same reliable, unbiased and vital reporting each month.
The print edition is free to qualified subscribers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is available on a paid-subscription basis elsewhere. The digital edition, an exact replica of the print magazine, is free to qualified subscribers worldwide.
Print and digital subscribers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will receive the Base Stock Guide for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in July.