16 December 2020

What are different types of lubricants (Part 1)

There is a multitude of ways lubricants can be classified, and for most users out there, it can be overwhelming to understand each classification. Take engine […]
3 December 2020

Role of Additives

In the last issue of Fundamentals of Lubrication Series, I discussed the three lubrication types, namely boundary, mixed, and hydrodynamic lubrication. Boundary lubrication is the least […]
11 November 2020

Why do we need lubricants?

The basic nature of mechanical machines is that they consist of moving parts. Those moving parts come in contact with each other in motions of either […]