September 23, 2020

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Proposed ASTM standard will help determine methyl hydrogen content in base oils

A proposed ASTM International standard will be used to determine the total methyl hydrogen content of unadditized hydrocarbon-based lubricating base stocks. The test method uses high resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers on samples that are completely soluble in chloroform at ambient temperature. ASTM’s petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants (D02) is developing the proposed […]

August 6, 2020
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BASF subsidiary BTC to distribute lubricant additives, base stocks and MWF components in North and Central Europe

BTC will start distributing BASF’s lubricant additives, base stocks and components for metalworking fluids in North and Central Europe effective 1 June. BTC belongs to the BASF group and is the European sales organization for specialty chemical distribution for small- and medium-sized customers. With the new set-up, BASF will optimize its sales channels for the lubricants […]

April 29, 2015