Afton Chemical Presents at NLGI in India

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Afton Chemical presented potential techniques for modelling the behaviour of greases in high temperature bearing applications at NLGI in India.

Afton Chemical presented at the NLGI (National Lubricating Grease Institute) India Chapter Meeting which took place February 2-4, 2014 in Chandigarh. This annual meeting provides a platform for industry and academia to present and share information about all aspects of grease lubrication.

John Turtle, Senior CTS Specialist at Afton Chemical, discussed potential techniques for modelling the behaviour of greases in high temperature bearing applications.

About NLGI:
NLGI India Chapter was formed in 1997 and has since been very active. The primary objective of the organisation is to bring grease industry personnel including consumers onto a common platform so that their mutual business interests can be discussed and shared. The organisation has membership from all major petroleum industries and research institutions and is one of the main sources of grease education and training about grease formulation, manufacture and application and in India.

About the Speaker:
John Turtle is a Senior CTS Specialist for Afton Chemical. He is the technical point of contact for customers of Afton’s Industrial products in India, Africa and the Middle East. John is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of London and has over 25 years’ of international, industrial lubricants experience.

About Afton Chemical:
Afton Chemical Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies. Afton uses its formulation, engineering and marketing expertise to help their customers develop and market fuels and lubricants that reduce emissions, improve fuel economy, extend equipment life, improve operator satisfaction and lower the total cost of vehicle and equipment operation. Afton develops and sells an extensive line of unique additives for gasoline and distillate fuels, driveline fluids, engine oils and industrial lubricants. Afton supports global operations through regional headquarters located in Asia Pacific, EMEAI, Latin America and North America. Afton Chemical Corporation is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit

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