Chevron’s Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, now offers archived issues of Lubrication magazine available free of charge on its website (see URL below).

Lubrication magazine has published nearly 1000 issues since 1911. The magazine has a history of providing in-depth knowledge and analysis of the lubricants industry, with each issue presenting a thorough look at a subject of interest. With a large portion of the Lubrication archive now available online, interested parties are able to research a particular subject from previous years to increase understanding of the changes in additive chemistry, manufacturing and equipment maintenance.

“By making past Lubrication issues available online, we have created a central area for lubrication research to thrive,” says Virginia Moser, training co-ordinator at Chevron. “Our site is a resource for maintenance and lubrication professionals to increase their knowledge regarding the development and application of lubricants.”

Over 650 issues dating back to 1920 have been made available on the Lubricants University website. The archived issues are indexed by five- or 10-year increments for easy reference and research purposes. A wide range of topics are covered, including the characteristics and uses of grease, diesel tractor lubrication, and used oil analysis. Articles are available in PDF format and can be viewed online, printed or saved from the website. is an online training and informational resource for individuals in the lubrication and maintenance markets. Among others, courses available online include: Fundamentals of Lubrication; Heavy Duty Engine Lubrication; API CJ-4 Lubricants for 2007 Low Emission Diesel Engines; Fundamentals of Lubricant Additives; Fundamentals of Hydraulic Systems; Fundamentals of Heavy Duty Coolants; and Pin and Bushings Lubrication.

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