Bracknell, England (PRWEB) April 02, 2014
Afton Chemical will be presenting at the annual UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress, in addition to being an event sponsor. The event takes place in Stuttgart on April 1-2, 2014.
Dr. Peter Carress, Senior Technical Advisor at Afton Chemical will discuss the impact of biodiesel on the oxidation stability of engine oils. He will look at the reasons for improved oxidation stability – including bio diesel, engine design and drain intervals. In addition, laboratory methods and engine tests used to evaluate the oxidative stability will be reviewed, together with field testing experience and its correlation to performance.
The event brings together specialists of the lube and fuel sector as well as experts of the mechanical engineering and automotive industry. The topics will cover the most recent industry trends in lubricants and fuels, from both research and practical applications. For more information about the event, visit: http://www.umtf.de.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Peter Carress has been with Afton Chemical for ten years. He currently has specific responsibility for Heavy Duty Diesel engine oil development together with specific customer technical service support. Peter has over thirty years’ experience in the additive industry with focus on passenger car, diesel and marine oil developments.
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 http://www.aftonchemical.com.