To best understand the difference between a two-stroke engine and a four-stroke engine, it is first best to understand what a ‘stroke’ is. In essence, it is the cycle of a reciprocating engine, which operates through a basic forward and Continue reading Two-stroke and four-stroke – what’s the difference?
The plan for a wind farm with 32 turbines in the Clocaenog Forest, on the border of Conwy and Denbighshire, has been given the go-ahead by Energy Minister Ed Davey.
The proposal for the wind power facility caused Continue reading Welsh wind farm gets government approval
A lubricant manufacturer chose the exciting environment of Formula One to debut its latest product: a new solution derived from natural gas rather than crude oil.
The high-performance lubricant, called Continue reading New oil derived from natural gas showcased by Shell
The plans to build a 400-acre wind turbine construction hub at a former oil yard close to Inverness are now a stage nearer to being realised, after the planning application was approved by the Scottish government.
It gave the go-ahead for the transformation of Continue reading Permission granted for wind-power facility at Scottish port
A prototype that has been described by oil-blending firm Morris Lubricants as a “total lubricant solution” could be set to create major fuel savings for commercial vehicle companies.
The firm’s manager of Continue reading New oil solution could improve fleet fuel efficiency
Presenting unique challenges to the makers of oils and lubricants, such as Q8, Fuchs, and Mobil, the food industry relies on industrial fluids. The manufacture, preparation and processing of many foodstuffs requires machinery and equipment, which are dependent on high-quality lubrication.
The most important consideration Continue reading How does the food manufacture industry use oils and lubricants?
Keeping your motorcycle in the best condition possible not only gives you a sense of pride, but helps you stay safe on the road. To help with this, leading brands such as Mobil, Q8, and Shell offer market leading oils and lubricants for the discerning biker.
While having regular Continue reading How to oil a motorcycle chain
Metalworking can be hard work, so making matters as easy as possible when practical is a sensible step to take. Time can be saved and better final results can be achieved, while always having the right lubricant for the job ensures there is no drop in productivity.
There are host of oils and lubricants available for Continue reading Three lubricants a metalworker shouldn’t be without
A development team in the US recently created new engine oil additives that protect against wear and increase fuel economy.
The researchers were honoured with a Continue reading Next generation of additives could reduce American oil consumption
Engine oil, naturally enough, is best employed as a lubricant to ensure that your car’s machinery stays in tip-top condition for the longest period of time. Spending millions of pounds to constantly develop Continue reading How to make the best use of motor oil