Featured Articles - STLE in the News

August 2021
STLE Looks to Future
(August 23, 2021)
Lubes 'N' Greases
www.lubesngreases.com

May 2021
Supply Chains Strained by Pandemic
(May 19, 2021)
Lubes 'N' Greases
www.lubesngreases.com

Additive Manufacturing to be Showcased at Lubrication Conference
(May 14, 2021)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com


March 2021
Lubrication and Its Role in Gear-Failure Analysis
(March 15, 2021)

Gear Solutions
www.gearsolutions.com


Lubrication Solutions and Services to Simplify Best Practices
(March 8, 2021)
Plant Services
www.plantservices.com


February 2021
Food Grade Lubricants and their Regulation
(February 24, 2021)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com


January 2021
Lubricants for Electric Cars and Trucks
(January 21, 2021)
Machine Design

www.machinedesign.com

The basics of lubricating bearings
(January 20, 2021)
Machine Design
www.machinedesign.com

October 2020
Supporting sustainability - Reporting on the trends and future directions in tribology and lubrication engineering
(October 27, 2020)
Infineum Insight
https://www.infineuminsight.com/en-gb/

Grease chemistry is governed by thickener structure
(October 5, 2020)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

September 2020
Challenges in implementing offshore wind power
(September 16, 2020)
Wind Systems Magazine
www.windsystemsmag.com


August 2020

Where to locate wind farms?
(August 15, 2020)
Wind Systems Magazine
www.windsystemsmag.com

Manufacturing Aluminum Alloys with 3D Printing
(August 10, 2020)
3D Metal Printing Magazine
www.pma.org


June 2020

Find the right products for diverse industrial lubrication applications
(June 17, 2020)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

Find a Common Tribology Perspective
(June 2, 2020)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

Survey Says Better Test Methods Needed for Industrial Lubricants in Manufacturing
(June 1, 2020)
Plant Engineering

www.plantengineering.com

May 2020
Survey Says EVs Will Spur Big Trends
(May 27, 2020)
Lubes 'N' Greases
www.lubesngreases.com

Pneumatic Basics: Air Compressors
(May 26, 2020)
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
www.hydraulicspneumatics.com

April 2020
How the Obscure Science of Rubbing Built the Past and Will Shape the Future
(April 7, 2020)
Popular Mechanics
www.popularmechanics.com

February 2020
What it Takes to be a Commercial Aviation Jet Engine Lubricant
(February 28, 2020)
Machine Design
www.machinedesign.com

Efficient Hydraulic Systems Deliver the Power
(February 5, 2020)
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
www.hydraulicspneumatics.com

January 2020
Selecting the Correct Hydraulic Oil
(January 17, 2020)
Hydraulics & Pneumatics
www.hydraulicspneumatics.com

December 2019

Digitalization Strategies to Extend Turbine Life
(December 15, 2019)
Wind Systems Magazine
www.windsystemsmag.com

October 2019

Fundamentals of Wind Turbines
(October 15, 2019)
Wind Systems Magazine
www.windsystemsmag.com

Developing a Superalloy with Superior Heat Resistance

(October 11, 2019)
Thermal Processing Magazine
www.thermalprocessing.com

Selecting Lubricating Greases: What You Should Know
(October 4, 2019)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

August 2019

Metalworking Fluids: The Quest of Bioresistance
(August 27, 2019)
MetalForming Magazine
www.metalformingmagazine.com

Aesthetics in lubricating greases

(August 6, 2019)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

June 2019
Moving the Needle on Productivity
(June 17, 2019)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

Monitoring Wind Turbine Oils
(June 15, 2019)
Wind Systems Magazine
www.windsystemsmag.com

Liberating Oil Analysis Data
(June 11, 2019)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

The Tribology of Electric Vehicles
(June 7, 2019)
Bearing-News.com
www.bearing-news.com

May 2019

Tribologists Urged to Accelerate Innovation
(May 29, 2019)
Lubes 'N' Greases
www.lubesngreases.com

At STLE, Tribologists Hear Calling
(May 22, 2019)
Lubes 'N' Greases
www.lubesngreases.com

April 2019

Why Things Break: Just the Facts
(April 17, 2019)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

March 2019

Industrial Gear Lubricants Face Formulation Challenges
(March 15, 2019)
Gear Solutions
www.gearsolutions.com

Positive Outlook for Wind-Turbine Lubricants
(March 4, 2019)
Wind Power Engineering
www.windpowerengineering.com

February 2019

Driving Down Energy Loss
(February 26, 2019)
Infineum Insight
www.infineuminsight.com

December 2018

Selecting the Right Industrial Gear Oil 
(December 9, 2018)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

November 2018

Formulating Water-Based Metalworking Fluids in the 21st Century
(November 30, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com

Challenges in Formulating Metalworking Fluids

(November 1, 2018)
MetalForming Magazine
www.metalformingmagazine.com

Lubricant Emulsifiers: Can Water and Oil Mix?

(November 2, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com

October 2018

Technique developed to join aluminum to steel 
(October 30, 2018)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

September 2018
Auto industry's efforts to lighten up create lubrication challenges
(September 1, 2018)
MetalForming Magazine
www.metalformingmagazine.com

August 2018
Taking a Big Data approach to lubrication management
(August 9, 2018)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

July 2018
Advances in tribology and lubrication engineering
(July 18, 2018)
Chemicals Knowledge Hub
www.chemicalsknowledgehub.com

June 2018
Engineering Improvements in Manure Spreader Tribology
(June 29, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com

Combine technologies for effective oil analysis
(June 12, 2018)
Plant Engineering
www.plantengineering.com

Observation of Corrosion As It Happens
(June 1, 2018)
Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) Magazine
www.impomag.com

Fluid Dynamics and the Theory of Everything
(June 1, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com


May 2018

Tribologist and lubrication group names president for 2018-19
(May 24, 2018)
Plant Engineering 
www.plantengineering.com

Technical program announced for annual lubrication, reliability exhibition
(May 2, 2018)
Plant Engineering 
www.plantengineering.com


April 2018

Food for Thought: Food-Grade Lubricants and Their Regulation

(April 27, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com


March 2018

PAGs: reducing ester vulnerability to hydrolysis
INFORM Magazine
www.aocs.org

Grease chemistry: Thickener structure

(March 30, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com

PAGs: Reducing Ester Vulnerability to Hydrolysis
(March 2, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com


February 2018

Getting the Right Mix: Lubricants for Natural Gas Engines
(Feb. 2, 2018)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com


December 2017

Lubes at centre of trends reshaping industry
(Dec. 7, 2017)
ICIS Chemical News
www.icis.com

July 2017
Green Lubricants: Making a Global Case
(July 28, 2017)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com

June 2017
Some Additives Required: Lubricant Additives, Explained
(June 30, 2017)
UL Prospector
https://knowledge.ulprospector.com