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Waste Management/ Disposal of Industrial Oils

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

There are many types of oil and their properties, which may change during use, and dictate how they are classed when they become waste. This can include the wear and tear of additives or oil exceeding its recommended shelf life. The most common of waste oils are derived from fuels or lubricants, originally produced from the process of refining crude oil in the production of petroleum.

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End of an era - John Williams retirement

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The end of March sees an end of an era here at Broughton Lubricants – John Williams, our Technical Sales Engineer, is retiring after 24 years dedicated service to us.

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How Castrol makes wind turbines more sustainable than ever

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Maximising uptime and minimizing costs is crucial to the success of every wind farm. That is why Castrol's Liquid Engineers have developed a range of world-leading lubricants that enable high capacity wind turbine gears to run significantly cooler, by delivering robust surface protection and reducing gear friction.

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Passenger Car Oils – The switch to low-viscosity engine oils and choosing the right oil for your vehicle

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As we globally take steps towards a reduction in CO2 emissions, continuously stricter requirements for passenger cars are implemented worldwide. Innovations in engine technology and material usage mean a reduction in fuel consumption can be achieved in the field of lubricants. This is reflected in the trend towards the development of even thinner engine oils.

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The Importance of Effective Soluble MWF Management

Thursday, November 5, 2020

The focus of this article is liquid coolant engineering, however the options of co2, aerosols and pastes are usable cutter cooling options. Liquid coolants come in different types depending on how they are produced. The most basic of these been a base mineral oil. Development of synthetics and semi synthetic have taken a step up over the years, however these do carry a premium cost due to the production and additional additives used in improve performance.

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