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Industry Insights: Biodegradable Lubricants

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As customer needs have evolved, so has the need for new base oil technologies and additives. In this presentation Dr. Beaver will discuss his experiences with customers, technology, and regulatory drivers that are sometimes encouraging, and often downright forcing development and adoption of biolubricants. He will cover the primary considerations when formulating biolubricants and review the many challenges faced by the industry including base oil and additive supply, product stability, OEM approvals, and customer education. He will also discuss his experiences presenting biolubricants in a market that often does not understand the technology, the applications, the value, or the limitations of the various technologies being offered.

Larry Beaver, Ph.D.
RSC Bio Solutions, LLC
Dr. Larry Beaver has been in the lubricant industry for twenty-four years, first in the field of conventional lubricants and now for the past seven years focused on “biolubricants” development for a variety of markets served by RSC Bio Solutions.

April 23, 2024
Tue 10:00 AM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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