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All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). STLE hereby provides limited permission for the user of this site to reproduce, retransmit, or reprint for such user's own personal use (and for such personal use only) part or all of any document on this site as long as the copyright notice and permission notice contained in such document or portion thereof is included in such reproduction, retransmission or reprinting. All other reproduction, retransmission, or reprinting of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless STLE has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or reprint the material. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate STLE's sponsorship of, or affiliation with, any product or service, without STLE's written permission.


Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers is providing information and services on this site as a benefit and service in furtherance of STLE's non-profit and tax-exempt status. STLE makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.

STLE does not exert editorial control over the materials that are posted by third parties onto the site or materials that are e-mailed by third parties to any other persons. STLE is not responsible for any material posted by any third party. STLE specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages which may result from any postings by third parties.

Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Site Rules
Respect other visitors of this site. Users are expected to exercise both common sense and courtesy in the messages they transmit from this site. Defamatory, obscene, and other offensive communications are not acceptable forms of communication over this site and could lead to legal liability for those engaging in such improper communication.

Do not use this site or its online communities for anything that might be illegal. This site or the online communities may not be used to encourage anything to do with illegal drugs, gambling, pornography, prostitution, child pornography, robbery, spreading computer viruses, cracking into private computer forums, software infringement, trafficking in credit card codes, or other crimes. 

Do not use this site or its online communities to defame or disparage a member of STLE or any other person.

Do not use this site or its online communities to communicate with competitors about prices, terms of service or otherwise communicate in a way that may violate the anti-trust laws. Communications in the communities constitute an ongoing "meeting" of participants; such meeting may involve competitors; the same rules against illegal agreements in restraint of trade which apply at members' meetings apply to communications on this site. In fact, since this site's communications may be downloaded without the knowledge of the sender(s), users should be both fully informed about the rules of antitrust law regarding communication and agreements among competitors, and act on this site in strict conformity with those rules.

Do not upload or distribute files subject to trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights except with the express consent of the owner of the rights.

This site may not be used to violate any rules of membership of the society

STLE reserves the right to modify or change the rules as it determines from time-to-time in the best interests of STLE.

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