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lubrication


STLE Launches New Podcast, “Potential Benefits of Tribochemistry”

Podcast offers insights on how tribology and lubrication can maximize machine efficiencies and productivity Park Ridge, Illinois (October 14, 2021) ─ The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) —…


Effect of Eddy Grooves on Tilting Pad Journal Bearings

Tilting pad journal bearings are used in turbomachinery such as turbo compressors, turbo gears, gas turbines, or steam turbines. There is an ongoing and growing customer demand for bearings with…


Instrumentation Fittings for Power Plants

A lot must be reviewed prior to selecting the right fitting for power plant instrumentation applications. Among the choices are whether to use single- or double-ferrule designs; heat codes, lubrication,…


Lubrication: Optimizing the Performance of Today's Gas Turbines

Modern gas turbines are designed to deliver more power and greater efficiencies. Several manufacturers, including GE, Siemens, and others, have established new marks for efficiency over the past year, reaching…


High-Performance Oil Reduces Varnish and Saves Money for Gas Turbine Power Plant

Varnish buildup in oil systems and components can degrade performance and cause erratic valve operation. Some experts have conducted research and formulated new lubricants that could help solve those problems.…