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 15,000 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.

2022 Editorial Calendar

  • January Additives l Lubrication Fundamentals l Condition Monitoring l Electric Vehicles l Friction
  • February Base Oils l Gears l Surface Engineering l Auto Tribology l Lube Fundamentals l Tribotesting l Industry 4.0
  • March Metalworking Fluids (MWFs) l Condition Monitoring l Grease l Nanotribology l Computer-Aided Tribology
  • April Oil Analysis l Metalworking Fluids l Automotive Tribology l Bearings l Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • May Grease l Solid Lubricants l Oil Analysis l Wear l Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • June Safety & Health l MWFs l Aviation Lubricants l Tribotesting l Lessons Learned l Auto Tribology
  • July Bearings l Grease l Wind Turbines l Oil Analysis l Engine & Drivetrain
  • August Base Oils l Metalworking Fluids l Bearings l Condition Monitoring l Automotive Tribology
  • September Additives l Synthetic Lubricants l Biotribology l Nanotribology l Hydraulics
  • October Aviation Lubricants l Additives l Mining & Construction l Bearings l Automotive Tribology
  • November Grease l Electric Vehicles l Oil Analysis l Lubrication Fundamentals l Environmentally Friendly Fluids
  • December Gears l Base Stocks l Metalworking Fluids l Electric Vehicles l Automotive Tribology

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