Category: Press Releases

KELICO® V: The Unique Range Of Over Based Complex Calcium Sulfonate Biodegradable Greases By Seqens

One-step process from SEQENS Over the years SEQENS Advanced Specialties acquired a strong expertise in “one-step” carbonatation process and propose a unique range of overbased calcium sulfonate greases. During the “one-step process”, all ingredients are mixed together, sulfonic acid, base oil (vegetable, synthetic or mineral based) and lime. The finished greases are a complex mixture… Continue

ATIEL Welcomes The Release Of The New ACEA Light-Duty Sequences, Ensuring Industry Lubricant Specifications Offer Robust Protection For The Latest Engines

Since their introduction in 1996 the ACEA Oil Sequences have been updated periodically toensure that engine oils are able to meet the ever-changing requirements of the latest enginetechnologies. For the first time, ACEA 2021 has separated the Light Duty and Heavy Duty OilSequences to allow a more flexible approach to updating the specifications. ACEA 2021… Continue

Tribo-Screening Methods For Performance Testing Of Lubricants By Optimol Instruments

Testing the tribological properties of lubricants is a challenging task. Tribometers that represent tribocontacts in a model environment are able to both accurately simulate the operating conditions of high-quality lubricants and provide reliable results to differentiate their performance profiles. Oscillation In Tribotesting The SRV®, developed by a German manufacturer of industrial lubricants in the 1960s,… Continue

setral® Announce Climate Neutral & Climate Positive Certification

ACHIEVING MORE TOGETHER CLIMATE NEUTRAL & CLIMATE POSITIVE Our company is proud to announce that we are making a positive contribution to the climate that goes beyond mere CO2 compensation. setral® (and the companies of the ECCO Group) are now certified “climate neutral” and “climate positive”. Besides our existing measures to limit our carbon emissions,… Continue

ABN Resource publish Sustainable Future Report for the lubricants industry

Sustainability for the lubricants industry still requires a common goal and agreed objective. We will see tweaks and improvements as the industry goes deeper into the sustainability journey. Right now, it requires individuals and leaders to take charge, and then get the support of colleagues, competitors, political, economic and educational areas to work together. It is… Continue

How SEQENS Is Improving ARCOT® Calcium Sulfonates Range?

In the lubricant industry, SEQENS Advanced Specialties supports its customers for the development and the formulation of metalworking fluids, protection fluids and greases. SEQENS Advanced Specialties offers a wide variety of technologies, from extreme pressure additives, emulsifiers, corrosion inhibitors and anti-wear additives as well tailor-made calcium sulfonates for metal protection and greases. With more than 50 years of experience… Continue

Seqens: Fully Overbased Calcium Sulfonate Customisable Grease For Optimum Performances

A grease consists of three components: a thickener, a base oil and additives. They are classified in two main categories: soap and non-soap thickener. Properties of a finished grease are directly related to the nature of the thickener: dropping point, water resistance, mechanical stability, extreme pressure resistance, operating temperature etc. (Figure 1) Soap thickeners are… Continue

Biosynthetic Technologies Receives Provisional AEGIR-Marine Approval For Its Biobased Biosynthetic® VGP Compliant ISO 68 Hydraulic Fluid

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Biosynthetic® Technologies today announced it has been awarded the provisional AEGIR-Marine approval for its Biosynthetic® ISO 68 hydraulic fluid specifically manufactured for marine applications. Biosynthetic Technologies has developed a novel class of high-performance, bio-based base oils for the use in finished lubricants.  These base oils utilize the patented estolide technology and are… Continue