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Keep Your Lubricants Ready For Use: Fluid Storage Best Practices

Posted by Lube-Tech on Jun 26, 2019 10:21:54 AM

In the world of lubricants, inventory costs are a universal concern in an industry that has forced many companies to go lean. Protecting inventory is critical and proper storage of lubricants will insure quality and prevent waste. Following lubricant storage best practices will help increase efficiency in your operation.

 

Tool Life: Using Proper Fluid Is Key

Posted by Lube-Tech on Jun 19, 2019 8:28:38 AM

Nothing can be more frustrating to a machinist than premature tool wear. This not only costs money in tooling, it results in longer job times and often higher scrap. It’s easy to blame the tool, but is it really the tool’s fault? Many times it’s not.

“Most times, when part quality is in question, there is really some underlying issue with a machining fluid that can be determined through lab analysis,” says Lube-Tech Industrial Manager Luke Bame. “The solution can be as simple as improved filtration, concentration maintenance, contamination reduction, or in some cases the job may require a different or custom fluid.”

Keep Your Lubricants Ready For Use: Fluid Storage Best Practices

Posted by Lube-Tech on Jun 19, 2019 8:23:33 AM

In the world of lubricants, inventory costs are a universal concern in an industry that has forced many companies to go lean. Protecting inventory is critical and proper storage of lubricants will insure quality and prevent waste. Following lubricant storage best practices will help increase efficiency in your operation.

 

Living The Purpose: "Making Tomorrow a Little Bit Better Than Today"

Posted by Lube-Tech on Jun 11, 2019 8:23:25 PM

Lube-Tech named recipient of the 2019 Star Tribune Top Workplace Award!

Living the purpose of "Making tomorrow a little bit better than today" pays off not only for our customers and our communities, but for our employees as well.  Today, we are thrilled to announce that Lube-Tech has been recognized as a recipient of the 2019 Star Tribune Top Workplace award.  Hundreds of small, medium and large companies compete for a spot on this prestigious list every year, and it is an honor to be placed in a category that counts Lube-Tech as a Top Workplace.

5 Ways Fluids Can Make Your Shop More Sustainable

Posted by Lube-Tech on May 14, 2019 8:55:58 AM

Sustainability and the environment often go hand-in-hand. However, while the environment is a huge part of sustainability, other factors such as efficiency, waste and production are also key metrics that factor into sustainability. Fluids and fluid performance play a key role in all of these factors, and fluid choice is critical to making your shop more sustainable.

Marine Gear Lube vs. Automotive Gear Lube

Posted by Lube-Tech on May 1, 2019 11:37:04 AM

Boating season is almost upon us, so it's time to get your vessel ready for the water. While it's ideal to change lower unit fluids in the fall, many people choose to do it in the spring. That's okay, as long as you change it, and as long as you use the proper gear lube.

VIDEO: Lube-Tech Philanthropic Efforts

Posted by Lube-Tech on Apr 12, 2019 10:08:29 AM

King of the Road Segment - Lube-Tech Philanthropy

Featuring Lube-Tech's Chris Bame and Amy Jo Van Culin

 

Lube Tech King of the Road Segment Philanthropic Efforts
 

Avoiding Dermatitis In Your Shop

Posted by Lube-Tech on Apr 4, 2019 12:53:49 PM

Above all else, the health and safety of your workers is the most important priority in the shop. In metalworking, microparticles can cause dermatitis, causing irritation and rash. Metalworking fluids are typically about 93% water and 7% oil, neither of which will bother your skin. It's the metallic particles, along with the bacteria and fungus that live on those particles, that result from the machining action that can get into your skin and cause problems.

Lube-Tech Introduces New State-Of-The-Art Engine Testing Facility

Posted by Lube-Tech on Nov 12, 2018 12:10:16 PM

In addition to developing some of the world’s most innovative custom powersports and outdoor power equipment lubricants, Lube-Tech also operates an engine testing facility called Test-Tech.  20 years ago, Test-Tech was established to test custom blended lubricants in-house.  Since then it has grown into one of the industry’s best-kept secrets, with numerous OEMs leaning on the business’s lubricant and testing experience to conduct endurance, certification and validation testing of its lubricants.

Lube-Tech Enters Agreement to Acquire Reliable Plus Car Wash Services, Inc.

Posted by Lube-Tech on Nov 1, 2018 11:11:16 AM
Lubrication Technologies announces acquisition that broadens their offering of products and services for customers who operate car washes.

Golden Valley, MN – November 1, 2018 – Lubrication Technologies is excited to announce the acquisition of Reliable Plus Car Wash Services Inc., effective November 1, 2018.  This acquisition expands our team to 80 car wash and equipment experts and positions us to lead the Midwest market in car wash equipment installations, products, services and solutions.