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Tribology Talk: The Science of Lubrication

Grease and oil experts discuss all aspects of keeping industrial machines running smoothly.

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Base Stocks

Why are there different types of base stocks?

31 Aug 2012

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FAQ: Additives

What are the different additives and how do they work?

26 Oct 2012

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FAQ: OEM Lubricants

Are the OEM brand lubricants better for my machine?

9 Nov 2012

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FAQ: TAN Progression

What is TAN progression and how do I fight against it?

30 Nov 2012

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The Food Grade Market

Learn more about Food Grade certifications, markets, trends and put to rest a stigma that has been following food grade products for far too long.

10 Apr 2012

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What's in a certification?

ISO and NSF certification processes and steps are explained by Summit’s Vice President of regulatory affairs, Lonnie Hall.

29 Mar 2012

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FAQ: Explaining Viscosity

How do you measure viscosity and what's the viscosity index?

12 Oct 2012

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FAQ: Oxidation

What is the effect of oxidation and how do we avoid it?

5 Oct 2012

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It’s Not a Commodity

R & D chemist Thomas Knight explains the process a product goes through from idea to production.

17 Jan 2012

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Benefits of Oil Analysis

Sending in oil samples for analysis is like taking your machine to the doctor. We explain why you should schedule a regular check-up.

19 Apr 2012

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Water in Oil

How does water get into oil? What are the symptoms and consequences?

17 Aug 2012

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Oil Color

What can color tell you about your oil?

14 Sep 2012

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Barrier Fluids

What is the job of a Barrier Fluid?

24 Aug 2012

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FAQ: Synthetics

Where do synthetics come from?

28 Sep 2012

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FAQ: Mixing Oils

Can we mix oils?

2 Nov 2012

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