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Helping lubricants and grease producers navigate new regulations

Helping lubricants and grease producers navigate new regulations

~ SciMed to host lubricants and grease testing seminar and share information on the instruments and ASTM test methods that will help grease producers meet updated standards ~


The UK’s largest distributor of scientific instrumentation, SciMed will host ‘Lubricants Seminar – Methods and Instrumentation’ at its office in Stockport on April 27, 2023. A key speaker at the event is the product manager at Koehler, Vincent Colantuoni, who will share details of new standard test methods for grease producers. Key topics at the seminar will include new ASTM test method developments for grease testing, lubricating oil analysis and information for lubricant additive manufacturers, blenders and base oil producers. Registration for the event is now open.


The topics that will be discussed at the event are new ASTM test method developments for grease testing, key lubricating oil testing and automation, high-performance multiuser grease specification, ICP-OES and AAS for lubricating oil analysis and ED-XRF and WD-XRF methods for lubricant chemical manufacturers and blenders. There will also be a poster session featuring articles and information on various lubricant testing methods.


SciMed is the UK distributor for many leading suppliers of test methods for lubricants and greases, such as Koehler, RIGAKU, Analytik Jena and Setaram, and will use the seminar as an opportunity to share information on the new lubricant testing methods that grease producers should use moving forwards. Furthermore, attendees can see some of the instruments used for lubricant testing, which you can bring your own samples with you to try out.


“Koehler has manufactured the gold standard instrumentation for the petrochemical industry for almost 100 years and plays a key role in developing and improving testing methods and standards,” explained Paul Vanden Branden, director and product manager at SciMed. “We arranged this seminar to give our customers the chance to hear from the manufacturer directly about the latest testing methods and give them a chance to see some of the relevant instruments for themselves.”


The three speakers at the event will be Vincent Colantuoni, product manager at Koehler, Matt Allen, product manager at SciMed and John Austin, XRF applications specialist at SciMed.


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Helping lubricants and grease producers navigate new regulations

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Last Updated: 28-Mar-2023