Tribology & Lubrication Technology
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This issue of the digital TLT is sponsored by Pilot Chemical
20 Minutes With Willi Gartner
This lubricant sales manager at King Industries discusses his chemistry background and industrial additive challenges.
20 Minutes With Nagaraj K. Arakere
This University of Florida professor leads industry and government research on reliable prediction of endurance life of rolling element bearings and tribological systems.
The value of lubricant cleanliness
Best practices for transferring oil from storage into use and keeping it clean in operation.
The brave new world of electric vehicle fluids
Electric vehicle fluids differ in fundamental ways from those used for internal combustion engines—and from each other.
The future of jet engine lubrication
Aviation oils need to keep up with hotter engines and emerging hybrid technology.
TECH BEAT I
Lithium-metal batteries: Direct evidence for failure
A new approach was used to study battery stability after each cycle.
TECH BEAT II
Photoelectrochemical water splitting
A catalytic surface for the oxygen evolution reaction was created in a photoanode using aluminum spiking.
TECH BEAT III
Energy cane: More cost effective and sustainable biodiesel option
This non-food energy crop potentially can be used as a feedstock for biodiesel and more value-added applications such as lubricants.
Environmentally friendly fluid disposal
Readers share their insights on environmentally friendly fluid disposal.