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.

2020 Editorial Calendar

  • January Metalworking Fluids l Electric Vehicles l Base Stocks l Engine & Drivetrain l Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • February Oil Analysis l Grease l Gears l Biotribology l Automotive Tribology
  • March Metalworking Fluids l Condition Monitoring l Grease l Lube Cleanliness l Lube Fundamentals
  • April Oil Analysis l Bearings l Gear Lubrication l Environmentally Friendly Fluids l Base Stocks l Auto Tribology
  • May Gears l Engine & Drivetrain l Automotive Tribology l Solid Lubricants
  • June Additives l Bearings l Oil Analysis l Grease l Solid Lubricants l Automotive Tribology
  • July Oil Analysis l Bearings l Base Stocks l Environmentally Friendly Fluids l Engine & Drivetrain
  • August Metalworking Fluid l Bearing l Solid Lubricant l Auto Tribology l Engine & Drivetrain l Computer Tribology
  • September Additives l Oil Analysis l Gears l Engine & Drivetrain l Biotribology
  • October Solid Lubricants l Aerospace l Bearings l Automotive Tribology l Lubrication l Viscosity l Bearing Steel
  • November Metalworking Fluids l Oil Analysis l Wear l Electric Vehicles l Mining & Construction
  • December Additives l Gear l Metalworking Fluid l Biotribology l Auto Tribology l Electric Vehicle l Mining/Construction

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