November 28, 2020

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BASF to double synthetic ester base stock capacity in Jinshan, China
BASF to double synthetic ester base stock capacity in Jinshan, China

BASF will almost double the production capacity for synthetic ester base stocks at its site in Jinshan, China. The investment comes in response to rising demand for high-performance lubricants in Asia Pacific. Synthetic ester base stocks are essential components in the formulation of high-performance lubricants. Fields of application include environmentally friendly refrigeration and air-conditioning, automotive […]

October 13, 2020
Clariant launches next-generation phosphate ester for metalworking formulations
Clariant launches next-generation phosphate ester for metalworking formulations

Clariant, one of the leading suppliers of sustainable ingredients and solutions for the industrial lubricants segment, has launched a new and innovative phosphate ester offering outstanding performance and superior sustainability in metalworking fluid formulations.  Hostaphat 1738 combines extreme pressure performance with an excellent low foam profile and strong emulsification properties. It can be incorporated into […]

September 9, 2020