Viscosity Index data point explanation

Viscosity Index data point explanation

Ever wondered what the data point Viscosity Index (VI) means and how we derive it from kinematic viscosity? No, you probably haven’t ever wanted to know…but nevertheless we get asked so have written an explanation...
Vehicle Sun Visor Movement Problem-Case Study

Vehicle Sun Visor Movement Problem-Case Study

Our latest case study is an automotive interior application. A premium automotive manufacturer had an aftermarket problem with the free movement of a sun visor. Due to tight tolerances in the sun visor design, there was a high level of friction between the sun visor...

Fe Scrubber O ring lubrication-Case Study

Take a look at our new case study. A laboratory equipment manufacturer contacted us after an incident with a high temperature combustion reactor. An Fe (Iron) Scrubber is used to extract acid from air using iron. They needed a high temperature capable, low carbon,...
Motorcycle Ride by Wire Throttle Damping-Case Study

Motorcycle Ride by Wire Throttle Damping-Case Study

A modern motorcycle ride by wire throttle (sometimes called ‘drive by wire’) refers to the absence of mechanical linkage between the accelerator and throttle. Older and conventional motorcycle throttles utilise a cable twist grip with considerably more friction in the...
Introduction to how a grease is formulated

Introduction to how a grease is formulated

What constitutes a grease? There are three main components that make a grease, base oil, thickener and an additive package. Making a grease is thought to be like extreme cooking. We created an infographic to explain: This and other interesting articles can be found at...
Watling JCB Case Study-Connector Grease

Watling JCB Case Study-Connector Grease

Watling JCB sell new and used JCB excavators, loaders and other JCB construction machinery. Service engineers were experiencing water ingress issues on the engine to chassis harness connector (known as the interconnect), the resulting corrosion of the connector pins...