How Data from an Indy 500 Racecar Team will Help Bearings Perform Better in Everything from Heavy Equipment to Rolling Mills.


Some people may believe that using a seven million dollar racecar as a test “lab” to develop a better grease is a bit of a crazy idea. Nonetheless, Joel Garrett, head of Quaker Chemical Corporation’s specialty grease business Summit Lubricant’s Inc., thought it was a perfect idea and, after working in conjunction with Sarah Fisher […]

Coping with Temperature Variation on the Surface of Dies – Smart Polymer™ Chemistry


Overcoming variations in die temperature to provide an evenly distributed protective coating has been a long standing and challenging problem in high pressure die casting. Traditionally the ability of a die casting lubricant to form a protective die coating when exposed to hot areas of the die and not build in cooler less demanding areas […]