Why lubricant formulation matters

Getting the most out of your equipment requires the use of high quality synthetic lubricants, and when it comes to lubricant selection, there is a wealth of information available regarding factors that should be considered.

CITGO’s Citgear WT320 approved by Siemens and Flender

CITGO CITGEAR WT320, a Siemens and Flender-approved wind turbine gear lubricant, offers excellent gear & bearing protection through cutting-edge technology.

ExxonMobil launches Mobil Serv Lubricant Analysis in the United States and Canada

ExxonMobil is launching Mobil Serv Lubricant Analysis, a new mobile-enabled used oil analysis service, in the United States and Canada. The new service streamlines the entire used oil analysis process, from initial sample gathering to final reporting, as the mobile-enabled platform eliminates the need for paperwork.

A better way to change gearbox oil

Sage Oil Vac has a new 16-page brochure showing off capabilities of lube skids, lube trailers, lube trucks, lube carts and their LubeBuilder product offering.

SKF unwraps a battery-driven grease gun

SKF has announced a new battery-driven grease gun, the TLGB 20. Developed to maximize efficiency, this tool includes a grease meter to help prevent over and under-lubrication. Suitable for a variety of manual lubrication tasks, the SKF Battery-Driven Grease Gun is optimized for use in lubricating bearings and machines in industrial and manufacturing environments, as

Working to make gearbox oil changes obsolete

Cristian Soto / Fluitec,  Frank Magnotti / Fluitec, Greg Livingstone / Fluitec Not long ago, wind turbine maintenance was not considered an up-tower activity. Nacelles and their internal components were not designed for easy access or repair. They required excessive maintenance costs such as crane rentals. Fortunately, new nacelles are designed to be more up-tower friendly

Seven steps for making wind-power sites chemically safer and environmentally compliant

Eric Lethe | Vice President | Inland Technology Inc. The need for environmentally compliant processes and materials in the renewable energy industry has grown substantially as the market for clean power has matured. Even though wind turbines don’t use combustion to generate electricity, and therefore don’t produce air emissions, there are still risks of toxic

What criteria should be considered when selecting lubricants for wind turbines?

Oil and other lubricants play important roles in keeping today’s wind turbines running reliably and efficiently. Because of the extreme conditions most turbines face and number of different parts that require lubrication, there is no specified set of criteria for choosing the right product, which makes careful section essential. “There is no ‘one size fits

Serve your lubricant like you would a premium beer, says Des-Case

The following Introduction and Store-room sections come from a paper by DES-Case with the same title as the headline. Down load the full paper here: http://goo.gl/IRV2OE Introduction The consumption and enjoyment of beers from around the world has changed in recent years. It is not about guzzling any old beer any more. Beer drinkers are

Des-Case introduces IsoLink oil transfer containers

Des-Case has launched a new line of oil transfer containers and accessories to help maintain lubrication cleanliness, especially at transfer when contaminants can more easily invade the lubrication process and degrade equipment performance and reliability. The IsoLink Oil Transfer Container is the first oil transfer system that offers a complete best practices solution for contamination