Lubricants R & D focuses on sustainability.
Tag: Lubes tech
There are winners and losers in the Covid-19 pandemic as the easing of lockdown allows the lubes and automotive markets to take stock and re-group.
The American Chemical Council, working with the API and chemical manufacturers, is rising to the supply chain challenges created by the pandemic, including a new emergency protocol for interchanging additives.
Ahead of the 1st May first-licensing date, high demand for the new GF-6 ASTM ROBO test has led to a backlog in independent test laboratories.
Research has revealed that 3D graphene-based materials can create lubricants for engineering purposes.
New research and testing reveals a greater understanding of the causes of emissions.
Lubes development can benefit from Deep learning and Chemistry.
The drive to reduce emissions is highlighted in regulation, testing and research.
China is set to produce cellulosic ethanol despite freezing plans for ethanol-containing gasoline.
Chemical technology is helping to create new bio-lubes, while majors are collaborating with non-lube giants to recycle chemicals and plastics.