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.

2019 Editorial Calendar

  • January Synthetic Lubricants l Metalworking Fluids l Engine & Drivetrain l Gear Lubrication l Lube Fundamentals
  • February Oil Analysis l Synthetic Lubricants l Base Oils l Environmentally Friendly Fluids l Automotive Tribology
  • March Metalworking Fluids l Grease l Condition Monitoring l Aerospace l Lube Fundamentals
  • April Automotive Tribology l Bearing Lubrication l Oil Analysis l Gears l Metalworking Fluids
  • May Grease l Oil Analysis l Tribotesting l Engine Oils l Lube Fundamentals
  • June Computer-aided Tribology l Steel l Metalworking Fluids l Automotive Tribology l Lube Fundamentals
  • July Oil Analysis l Marine Tribology l Bearing Lubrication l Seals l Lube Fundamentals
  • August Metalworking Fluids l Solid Lubricants l Bearing Lubrication l Automotive Tribology l Wind Turbines: Part I
  • September Additives l Seals l Oil Analysis l Surface Engineering l Wind Turbines: Part II
  • October Synthetic Base Stocks l Marine l Computer Tribology l Automotive Tribology l Wind Turbines: Part III
  • November Metalworking Fluids l Oil Analysis l Lube Fundamentals l Wear l Market Trends
  • December Additives l Oil Analysis l Metalworking Fluids l Automotive Tribology l Lube Fundamentals

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