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Navigating Synthetic Lubricants: Types and Advantages

Navigating Synthetic Lubricants: Types and Advantages 

Synthetic oils have become essential components in various industries, providing unparalleled performance and protection for machinery. Fluid Solution​s​, the premier …

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Preventing Rust Formation: The Importance of Rust Protection Test

Preventing Rust Formation: The Importance of Rust Protection Test

Rust, the arch-nemesis of machinery, can wreak havoc on industrial equipment, leading to costly repairs and downtime. In this article, …

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Copper Corrosion Test Using ASTM Copper Strip

The Importance of Copper Corrosion Tests in Industrial Lubrication

One crucial method employed to assess a lubricant’s ability to safeguard copper and non-ferrous metals is the copper corrosion testing. …

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Storage of Lubricants and Greases

The storage of lubricants and greases is often overlooked by maintenance practitioners. Lubes and greases are filled in either Intermediate …

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Lubricants Quality Check Part 4: Ball Scar Test

A variation of the 4 Ball Weld Load Test, the 4 Ball Scar Test, aims to determine the wear reduction …

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Lubricants Quality Check Part 3: 4 Ball Weld Test

For applications such as low-speed heavily-loaded bearings and gear-boxes, or heavy-duty machining on tough metals, a 4 Ball Weld Load …

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Solid Contamination Levels in Lubricating Oils

Solid contamination levels in oils should be kept at a minimum as its presence is a big contributor to component …

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The Presence of Water in Lubricants

The ingress of water or moisture in lubricants is somehow unavoidable.  From the drums, exposure to extreme hot-cold cycles can …

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Anti-wear and Extreme Pressure Additives to Maximize Machinery Efficiency

Anti-wear and Extreme Pressure Additives to Maximize Machinery Efficiency

Beyond just viscosity, lubricant additives such as Anti-Wear (AW) and Extreme Pressure (EP) additives play a crucial role in enhancing …

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Group I and II Base Oil Refining Process

Navigating Lubricant Formulations: Understanding Group I and Group II Base Oils

Base oils serve as the foundation for industrial lubricants, with different types influencing their performance and reliability. In this guide, …

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