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.

2018 Editorial Calendar

  • January Synthetic Lubricants l Metalworking Fluids l Engine & Drivetrain l Tribotesting
  • February Oil Analysis l Gears l Microbiology l Automotive Tribology
  • March Metalworking Fluids l Grease l Condition Monitoring l Surface Engineering
  • April Bearings l Oil Analysis l Additives l Automotive Tribology
  • May Grease l Gears l Oil Analysis l Pneumatics
  • June Medical Tribology l Seals l Computer-Aided Modeling l Automotive Tribology
  • July Oil Analysis l Aviation Lubricants l Bearings l STEM
  • August Metalworking Fluids l Seals l Bearings l Automotive Tribology
  • September Additives l Engine & Drivetrain l Oil Analysis l Nanotribology
  • October Synthetic Lubricants l Wear l Biocides l Automotive Tribology
  • November Metalworking Fluids l Oil Analysis l Tribotesting l Formulating
  • December Additives l Oil Analysis l Computer-Aided Tribology l Automotive Tribology