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Tribology and Lubrication Technology (TLT) was created to aid in the technical education and professional development for all working in the field of tribology and lubrication engineering.




New Podcast Alert - Episode 16 Engine Lubricant Testing

(Posted on June 24, 2024)

This month’s episode focuses on engine lubricant testing methods. We consider what drives engine test methods, types of tests, why we do them, and why we worry about them. The discussion also goes into the differences between diesel and gasoline engines along with the special test fuel used for them.


Call for Papers Extension - 2024 Tribology and Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference

(Posted on June 13, 2024)

STLE has extended the Call for Papers deadline to July 15, 2024 for the 2024 Tribology & Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference, October 22-25, at the Detroit Marriott at Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.


Listen to the latest STLE Podcast: "STLE Membership Benefits"

(Posted on April 2, 2024)

STLE Membership Manager Julie O'Rourke sits down with members of STLE's Executive Committee. The group discusses what it means to be an STLE member, how their membership has advanced their careers, and reflects on the mentors they have met along the way that could have only been facilitated by being a part of the STLE community.


TLT Magazine receiving the 2024 Bronze TRENDY Award

(Posted on February 28, 2024)

Congratulations to TLT Magazine for receiving the 2024 Bronze TRENDY Award in the Monthly Professional Society Magazine category, presented by Association TRENDS. STLE is proud of this achievement and thanks everyone involved in delivering this high-quality content to our members each month!
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