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Are Some Lubricants Causing Stern Tube Bearing Failures?

By Phil Cumberlidge 2018-04-30 17:54:11

“I never thought that I would ever start a contribution to a technical article with the words... ‘Once upon a time’…, but here we go!” said Patrick Lämmle, Chairman of Panolin International, Swiss-based designers and manufacturers of high performance, long life, environmentally friendly lubricants. Recent issues in the maritime world echo a problem that occurred many years ago. Déjà vu Patrick recalls Bauma 1989, a German exhibition for construction machinery, when Panolin started ramping up the promotion of its biodegradable...

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