Eco-friendly fluids for the lubricants industry

If you have been reading or watching the news, you know green initiatives are taking place everywhere. Biofuels, wind energy and renewable fibers are just a few of the environmental initiatives making headlines. For the past several years, the lubricants industry has been quietly looking into eco-friendly, readily biodegradable and non-toxic fluids.

Millions of gallons of petroleum products are improperly disposed of or accidentally lost into the environment each year. In an effort to improve environmental performance, manufacturers, miners and ocean-going vessels must choose lubricants that can offer optimum long-term performance and environmental safety. The real proof of performance is how the fluids withstand the conditions under which they operate.

Developing a good preventive maintenance program can go a long way toward protecting the environment.

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