Tribology & Lubrication Technology

Tribology & Lubrication Technology (TLT) is the official monthly publication of STLE and was created to aid in the technical education and professional development of STLE members and industry colleagues. Through its print and digital editions, TLT delivers world-class technical content to some 13,000 lubricant professionals each month. Each issue includes feature articles, best practice analyses, industry surveys, interviews with leading lubrication professionals, emerging-technology reports, lubrication fundamentals and much more.  For general inquiries or article submissions, email


Non-member individual and agency subscriptions are available: If you would like to sign up for TLT subscriptions click here to access the subscription form

Back issues and single copies can be ordered by contacting STLE Headquarters at (847) 825-5536.

2017 Editorial Calendar

  • January Oil Analysis l Engine & Drivetrain l Base Oils
  • February New Technology l Synthetic Lubricants l Seals
  • March Metalworking Fluids l Grease l Oil Analysis
  • April Oil Analysis l Bearings l Tribotesting
  • May Grease l Gears l Engine Oil Additives
  • June Tribotesting l Automotive Tribology l Grease
  • July Bearings l Base Oils l Oil Analysis
  • August Metalworking Fluids l Synthetic Lubricants l Bearings
  • September Additives l Synthetic Lubricants l Oil Analysis
  • October Wear l Metalworking Fluids l Grease
  • November Metalworking Fluids l Oil Analysis l Additives
  • December Additives l Oil Analysis l Base Oils