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High Load Grease for Continuous Casters – Calsullence 1715 WR

Posted by AXEL on Oct 23, 2018 4:41:26 PM

In steel manufacturing the continuous caster provides quite a challenge for lubricant formulators. The bearings supporting the hot steel material needs to handle both high and shock load conditions, vibrations, high temperatures and/or water from cooling. The demands on the grease are therefore high too, so in order to provide sufficient lubrication the proper grease technology has to be selected.

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AXEL Presents at the 30th ELGI AGM in London

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:12:09 PM

Between the 21st to the 24th April, 2018, the ELGI celebrated its’ 30th Birthday by hosting their AGM at The Grange St Pauls Hotel, London.

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REACH Registration Completed

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:11:10 PM

The REACH Legislation, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, entered into force on June 1st 2007. The 10-year registration period for existing chemicals is now complete following the last REACH registration deadline on May 31st 2018 for substances, manufactured 1-100 tonne a year.

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The AXEL Marine Brochure

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:10:15 PM

Population growth, urban development and social mobility are all having an impact on the marine industry. The increased use of seaborne trade is expected to bring with it bigger fleets and vessel sizes which, in turn, suggests more on-board equipment requiring grease lubrication into the future.

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AXEL Providing Alternative Options to Lithium Greases

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:09:20 PM

Multipurpose greases based on lithium technology have been the global standard for over 60 years, establishing a majority share of greater than 70 percent of the world’s lubricating grease market today. The well-balanced performance enabling application versatility combined with an attractive price have been the main drivers behind this enduring dominance.

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AXEL to Present at the 30th ELGI AGM in London

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:07:53 PM

Form Soil to Plate: Lubricating the entire food processing chain

From the 21st to the 24th April, 2018, the ELGI will be celebrating its’ 30th Birthday by hosting their AGM at The Grange St Pauls Hotel, London with this years’ theme being: Mobility Quo Vadis – Developments in the Grease Industry. The Future of Transportation – Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains.

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AXEL’s Paper on Cover of NLGI Spokesman

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:06:43 PM

The Effect of Water Ingress on the Thickener Structure in Bio-based Greases"

This paper by Johanna Larsson and Roland Ardai of AXEL Christiernsson presents how different oil and thickener combinations respond to water and how this affects grease performance as lubricants at both normal operating conditions and at low temperatures.

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An Advanced Grease Platform for Improved Performance

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:05:51 PM

AXEL has developed Calsullence. This modern calcium sulphonate complex platform combines high load carrying capability and excellent corrosion protection in a highly shear stable package. Its adhesive properties ensure excellent resistance to the effects of water ingress whilst also enabling a barrier against other external contaminants such as dirt and operational debris.

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Greetings from AXEL Netherlands New General Manager

Posted by AXEL on Aug 27, 2018 1:04:40 PM

Hello, my name is Eric van der Horst. I recently started as General Manager at AXEL Christiernsson in the Netherlands. I have had different leadership positions in several international companies including plastic composites manufacturer Voestalpine Polynorm, Polytec (both Austrian), Drum manufacturer Greif (US) and plastic packaging manufacturer Precise Technology (US- later sold to Rexam -UK). I started my career at Manuli (rubber hose assemblies for automotive) after military duty and studying mechanical engineering. I have worked in the Netherlands, Germany and Spain and have extensive experience in the automotive supplier sector.

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Posted by AXEL on Mar 26, 2018 7:03:53 PM

AXEL Christiernsson has acquired the operating assets and the majority of other assets of Royal Mfg Co, LP. The business will now be carried forward as AXEL Royal LLC, a subsidiary of AXEL Americas LLC, building on the heritage of Royal Mfg Co, LP as a well-established supplier of lubricating greases and lubes in the US market and abroad.

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