It is said that a contact operates under “starvation conditions” when an increase of oil supply at the contact would result in an increase of the film thickness at the contact. In other words, when […]

lubricant formulation
Lubricant formulation

Formulation The main use of lubricants in motor vehicles as well as in industrial machinery is to reduce friction and wear from mechanical contact and heat. Friction is the force that opposes movement on two […]

Industrial Lubrication
What Are Lubricants?

Definition Lubricant is a substance which is used to control (more often to reduce) friction and wear of the surfaces in a contact of the bodies in relative motion [1]. Depending on its nature, lubricants […]