Engineering News | Oils and Lubricants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/oils-and-lubricants Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:23:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Collaboration to ensure better understanding of emission standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-between-lubricant-company-and-oems-to-better-understand-standards-set-out-by-manufacturers-2019-01-24 Mc'Kyla Nortje Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509616 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776941_resized_oilshelllubricants0120191022.jpg FUEL ECONOMY The field trials showed that lubricant selection had a significant impact on fuel economy in real-world driving conditions. 511 287 Company launches fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-fluids-for-electric-and-hybrid-vehicles-2019-01-25 Mc'Kyla Nortje Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509704 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777119_resized_totallubricantsmanufacturingplantindurbannew.jpeg HIGH ROTATION SPEED These lines were developed to provide a better solution for the specific issues linked to engines and transmissions with high rotation speeds 511 287 New plans in sight for lubricants specialist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-plans-for-in-sight-for-lubricants-specialist-2019-01-25 Mc'Kyla Nortje Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509670 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777058_resized_oilfuchswarehous0120191022.jpg NEW EXPANSION FUCHS will be looking to export grease from the new plant across Africa and to other parts of the world 511 287 Lubricants company creates specialist division to drive localisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-creates-specialist-division-to-drive-localisation-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Oils and lubricants Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476244 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702937_resized_fuchslubricantssouthafrica60118duane1022.jpg PLANT FOR PURPOSE Before food-grade lubrication can be manufactured, it needs certain certifications, including Kosher, Halaal and ISO 21469 certification 511 287 Lubricants manufacturer opens analytical centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-manufacturer-opens-analytical-centre-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Oils and lubricants Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476245 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702942_resized_ultrashearviscometerindyoiloilslubricants0220181022.jpg LAB GEM An ultra-shear viscometer is used for the research and development of engine oils and additive packages 511 287 High-performance diesel engine oil launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-launches-high-performance-diesel-engine-oil-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Oils and lubricants Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476238 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702924_resized_bluechiplubricantsoilslubricants0220181022.jpeg EXTENDING ENGINE LIFE With the current influx of diesel engines into the South African market requiring this type of technology, now is the ideal time to introduce the Q8 Formula Truck 7000 15W-40 511 287 Supplier adds food-grade range to lubricant offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-adds-food-grade-range-to-lubricant-offering-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Oils and lubricants Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476240 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702929_resized_bmgworldsite160917duane.jpg LUBE FACTORS In selecting the most suitable lubricant for a specific application, various factors need to be taken into consideration 511 340 Lubricants company retains top spot for tenth year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-retains-top-spot-for-tenth-year-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440938 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Structured maintenance programme emphasised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structured-maintenance-programme-emphasised-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440826 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Oil enthusiasts sponsor 2017 Great Race https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-enthusiasts-sponsor-2017-great-race-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440894 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company expects increased product demand in 2017 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expects-increased-product-demand-in-2017-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441067 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 First organic coolant in the lubrications market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-organic-coolant-in-the-lubrication-market-2017-02-10 Kimberley Smuts Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441142 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Skills development and blue economy prioritised at CIS 2016 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-development-and-blue-economy-prioritised-at-cis-2016-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399181 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509220_resized_johnthomsonems1022.jpeg JOHN THOMSON The focus on training at the CIS will provide useful networking platforms for employers, government, training organisations and other stakeholders 511 287 Knowledge of tribology key for lubricants industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/knowledge-on-tribology-key-for-lubrication-industry-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399092 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508935_resized_thomassait1022.jpeg THOMAS SURMON Sait is working with the Department of Science and Technology and the South African Bureau of Standards to make sure local lubricant standards match international standards 511 287 Swedish group completes acquisition of South African lubricants company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skf-group-completes-acquisition-of-lincoln-lubricants-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399177 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Fuchs Petrolub expands global reach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuchs-petrolub-expands-global-reach-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399167 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Castrol supplies lubricants for record-chasing Bloodhound SSC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-ssc-to-make-castrol-worlds-fastest-lubricant-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399352 1455004243 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509844_resized_bloodhoundjetinstallationoct201441022.jpeg THREE POWER SOURCES The engine from a Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane will bring the Bloodhound from standstill to 563 km/h before the H2 O2 rockets are powered 511 287 Triton-Leo focusing on growth amid fickle oil prices https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/triton-leo-focusing-on-growth-amid-fickle-oil-prices-2016-02-12 Simon Sonnekus Oils and lubricants Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399087 1455281100 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508923_resized_simonsmith1022.jpeg SIMON SMITH Triton-Leo maintained double digit growth for the past seven years 511 287 Locally made oil remediator sells well overseas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-overseas-sales-for-locally-made-oil-remediator-2015-02-06 Dylan Slater Oils and lubricants Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357468 1422874705 1423173600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387549_resized_ergofitoriver1022.jpg ON-SITE OIL REMEDIATION Ergofito Aqua organically turns oil deposits on land and water into organic matter by attacking hydrocarbons and converting them into humus 511 287 Automated lubrication systems increase efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automated-lubrication-systems-increase-efficiency-2015-02-06 Dylan Slater Oils and lubricants Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357466 1422874705 1423173600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387545_resized_prodotto11022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE LUBRICATION SYSTEMS Centralised lubrication systems ensure that there is no need to be concerned about a lubrication point being under- or overlubricated 511 287 Industry-proven lubricants ensure steady sales https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-proven-products-ensure-steady-sales-2015-02-06 Dylan Slater Oils and lubricants Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357459 1422874705 1423173600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387563_resized_engnewsoilslubespic21022.jpg INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS Spanjaard's products serve a niche field, whereas competing products are falling short of meeting the requirements of heavy industrial applications 511 287 Energy savings with advanced lubricant for heavy industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-savings-with-advanced-lubricant-2015-02-06 Dylan Slater Oils and lubricants Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357462 1422874705 1423173600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387566_resized_lerange1022.jpg SUPERIOR BASE STOCK Lubrication Engineers’ production facility uses mainly mineral oils for base stock and only synthetic formulas for specialised applications 511 287 Shell pays Niger Delta oil spill victims https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-pays-niger-delta-oil-spill-victims-2015-02-06 Dylan Slater Oils and lubricants Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 357560 1422874705 1423173600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000387796_resized_crudeoilpoursfromadrillingrigwellheadatanoilfieldnearbakuazerbaijan1022.jpg PAYING THE COSTS Shell has agreed to pay an out-of-court settlement of £55-million to compensate a Niger Delta community for two oil spills that occurred in 2008 511 287 Company launches oil-condition sensor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-oil-condition-sensor-2014-01-22 David Oliveira Oils and lubricants Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318136 1391496165 1391724000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Application improves sales calls – lubricants supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/application-improves-sales-calls-lubricants-supplier-2014-02-07 David Oliveira Oils and lubricants Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 317750 1391496165 1391724000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 New hydraulic oil offers 11% energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydraulic-oil-offers-11-energy-savings-2014-02-07 David Oliveira Oils and lubricants Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318102 1391496165 1391724000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000282204_resized_mining220114.jpg FIELD TESTING Field tests on Engen’s Hydrokin ESF were conducted in Europe using a medium-sized excavator, skid steer loader and compact excavator 511 287 Lubricants company increases capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-increases-capacity-2014-01-09 David Oliveira Oils and lubricants Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 316889 1391496165 1391724000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000279351_resized_fuchspictures1022.jpg MANUFACTURED FOR DISTRIBUTION After being in the blend vessels for a day, the finished oil product is pumped into drums for storage or into tankers for distribution 511 287 Training to facilitate adoption of high-quality lubricants in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-to-facilitate-adoption-of-high-quality-lubricants-in-sa-2013-02-08 Chantelle Kotze Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 280453 1360045516 1360274400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Lubrication systems of R2.5m supplied to India-based steel mills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubrication-systems-of-r25m-supplied-to-india-based-steel-mills-2013-02-08 Chantelle Kotze Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 280088 1360045516 1360274400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Rare-earth filters extend oil life in quench oil industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rare-earth-filters-extend-oil-life-in-quench-oil-industries-2013-02-08 Chantelle Kotze Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 280951 1360045517 1360274400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Campaign seeks to eradicate oil theft in Niger Delta https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-campaign-seeks-to-eradicate-oil-theft-in-niger-delta-2012-11-30 Samantha Herbst Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 275392 1360303092 1360274400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Stricter regulation of waste oil generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stricter-regulation-of-waste-oil-generators-2013-02-08 Chantelle Kotze Oils and lubricants Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 280385 1370875632 1360274400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Supplier meets energy supply, environmental challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-and-lubricant-supplier-meets-challenges-of-energy-supply-and-environmental-protection-2012-02-10 Gia Costella Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246190 1328595674 1328824800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cameroonian company to locally distribute multinational’s lubricants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engen-lubricants-come-to-cameroon-2012-02-10 Gia Costella Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 245763 1328595664 1328824800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lubricants vendor continues to grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-vendor-continues-to-grow-2012-02-10 Gia Costella Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246105 1328595670 1328824800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Manufacturer to unveil new products, services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricant-manufacturer-goes-beyong-lubrication-in-2012-2012-02-10 Gia Costella Oils and lubricants Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 245836 1328595668 1328824800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Growth in the pipeline for empowered SA oil company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-in-the-pipeline-for-sas-first-bee-oil-company-2012-02-10 Gia Costella oil & gas Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246303 1328862331 1328824800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lubricants vendor prepares for future growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-double-operations-by-2016-2011-02-04 Henry Lazenby Oils and lubricants Fri, 04 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 215543 1296541804 1296770400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0