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Base oil temperature capability information

We have a number of base oils to select from when formulating a grease. Quite often the first way to start the product selection...

In-Vacuum and Cleanroom lubricants introduction

An overview of the in-vacuum and semiconductor clean room production related lubricant applications offered by Newgate Simms/Nye Lubricants. The synthetic lubricants we offer are chemically...

Lubricant Vapour Pressure test

The Knudsen effusion test method is used to determine the vapour pressure at several temperatures. Below is an example of how the Knudsen vapour pressure...

Synthetic Lubricants in Space

A video demonstration of Nye Lubricants space heritage and includes examples of lubricants designed specifically for applications that must survive the extreme conditions of...

Fe Scrubber O Ring Lubrication-Case Study

A laboratory equipment manufacturer contacted us after an incident with a high temperature combustion reactor. An Fe (Iron) Scrubber is used to extract acid from...

Lubricants and possible plastic or rubber compatibility issues

If you are trialling the use of a grease or oil in a prototype device then you will appreciate how crucial lubricants can be;...

Variation in lubricant density

The lubricants we offer vary in density. The difference is particularly notable when two extremes are compared such as a Polyalphaolefin (PAO) oil and...

Introduction to Perfluoropolyether (PFPE)

Perfluoropolyether (PFPE) oils are chemically inert, capable of handling extreme temperatures and also hazardous operating environments, PFPEs are resistant against fuels, solvents and chemicals,...

What is a grease

What constitutes a grease? There are three main components that make a grease, base oil, thickener (sometimes called gellent) and an additive package. Making...

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