Posts for Energy

Mahler GR8 receives new Jenbacher J920 approval

Energy - q8oilshub - October 2, 2018

GE Jenbacher approved Q8 Mahler GR8 as the first high performance 0.8% S-Ash gas engine oil for the use in GE Jenbacher…

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Oxidation rating of used gas engine oils samples

Energy - q8oilshub - September 5, 2018

The oil drain interval of stationary gas engines differs from engine to engine. By analysing oil samples you can determine the oil…

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Gas Engines – Future developments for Q8 Mahler Oils

Energy - q8oilshub - February 14, 2018

Until the early 1980s there was no requirement for a group of lubricating oils specifically formulated for gas engines, despite the first…

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New OEM approval for Q8 Mahler GR & GR8 gas engine oils

Energy - q8oilshub - February 1, 2018

Q8 Mahler GR Field test proves long term oil stability  TEDOM approved Q8 Mahler GR as gas engine oil for the use…

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Gas Engines – Analytical tools, oil sample results and field testing

Energy - q8oilshub - January 25, 2018

The Q8Oils laboratories are equipped with an extensive range of analytical tools to determine performance and characteristics of newly formulated oils. Among…

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Gas Engines – Development of Q8 Mahler gas engine oils

Energy - q8oilshub - January 11, 2018

At the end of the 19th Century, those who operated stationary gas engines would have used a base lube oil without any…

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Gas Engines – A brief history from their beginning to today

Energy - q8oilshub - December 27, 2017

Sheffield’s Kelham Island Museum is home to a Crossley Gas Engine that had previously operated in a small rolling mill.  Supplied by…

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Q8Oils challenges gas engine operators with latest energy sector initiative

Energy - q8oilshub - November 22, 2017

After 20 years and millions of successful operating hours with the Q8 Mahler range of gas engine oils, leading manufacturing and engineering…

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Turbine oils for the long run & how to avoid varnishing in turbine oils

Energy - q8oilshub - September 28, 2017

The major challenges for gas and steam turbine oils is viscosity, oxidation and thermal stability. The Q8 Volta high performance turbine oils…

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Keeping your gas engine components clean

Energy - q8oilshub - September 20, 2017

The number of high efficiency engines on the market is increasing every year. These innovative systems are setting challenging requirements for oil…

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