With more than 100,000 customers worldwide and having been operating for over 80 years, Fuchs is widely accepted as the leading independent supplier of lubricants in the world. It prides itself on developing built-for-purpose oils and greases for an extensive range of applications, ensuring each lubricant it produces can answer the Continue reading Are Fuchs’ oils suitable for food manufacturing equipment?
Like other businesses in the manufacturing industry, food production operations involve a multitude of machinery and equipment to ensure a constant supply of foodstuffs are available for the Continue reading What is the best oil for food manufacturers?
Researchers at Germany’s University of Kiel have discovered a wax-like lubricant produced in the legs of beetles that appears to reduce friction more than polytetrafluoroethylene, which is more commonly known for the Teflon coating found on cookware like frying pans. Continue reading Researchers find effective lubricant in beetle legs
The demands of the food processing sector present specific challenges to designers of lubricant formulas, plant lubrication engineers, lubricant marketers and equipment developers. When lubricants are able to contaminate the raw materials used in work-processes or finished products, the damaging consequences are rarely more Continue reading Understanding the basics of food-safe lubricants
The choice of oil is crucial when food is being prepared, as any lubricant must be food safe. This is because the produced foods will be sold to the public, and the oil used during processing has a chance of coming into Continue reading A guide to food safe oils
Coolant is of prime importance when it comes to maintaining efficiency and performance, but there are various types available from respected oil manufacturers such as Fuchs, Houghton and Mobil. Just how important is the Continue reading All you need to know about coolant
Oil prices have always been subject to huge change. Fuel forecourt prices have historically fluctuated in a way that the produce in the supermarket next door has Continue reading The history of oil prices
When you think of oil and food, you might at first consider foods that contain oil. However oil means so much more in terms of food production than that. Oil is widely used in food production as a lubricant, ensuring the Continue reading How oil is used within the food industry
A new report entitled ‘Global Food Grade Lubricants Market’ has been released.
India believes that its country’s love of frying could enable it to produce around two million tons of Continue reading India’s fondness for fried foods could cut oil imports