Offered once per year during the NLGI Annual Meeting, this in person course is a great way to obtain additional knowledge about the industry, prep for the Certified Lubricating Grease Specialist (CLGS) exam and more.
This course provides advanced instruction regarding specific types of greases, grease chemistry and specialized applications. There is an increased focus on high-value specialty greases and their manufacture and use. Topics include the following:
- Advanced thickeners – lithium complex, aluminum complex, calcium sulfonate complex and polyurea
- Specialized raw materials – polymers, synthetic base stocks, solid additives
- Applications – tribology, advanced grease lubrication, advanced grease tests
- Incidental food contact greases