Main topics for the 2021 Conference

Condition Monitoring & Maintenance 4.0

  • Gears
  • Turbines
  • Engines
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Rolling and plain bearings
  • Special applications

Fluid Condition Monitoring – Online • On-Site • Offline

  • Analysis methods for oils / greases /coolants
  • Sampling
  • Evaluation and Interpretation
  • Oil Sensors
  • Troubleshooting
  • Success Stories
  • On-site Measurement
  • Digitalization
  • Artificial intelligence

Asset & Fluid Management – Innovative & Sustainable

  • Asset & Lubrication Management
  • Lubrication Schedules & Programs
  • Professional Oil Maintenance
  • Lubricators
  • Lubricant Storage, Transport & Handling
  • Disposal
  • Lubrication Methods
  • Lubrication systems
  • Sustainability

Tribology – Research targeting Experience

  • Friction and wear
  • Materials, surface engineering, contact mechanics
  • Tribometry
  • Hydrodynamic and elasto-hydrodynamic Lubrication
  • Minimal quantity lubrication
  • Dry lubrication
  • Tribology of machine parts and components

Lubricants – Latest developments

  • Base oils
  • Additives
  • Lubricating greases & pastes
  • Bonded coatings
  • Solid lubricants
  • Dry lubrication

E-Drive Lubrication

  • Lubricants & Lubrication for E-Mobiles / powertrain / bearings
  • Coolants
  • Concepts & Solutions
  • Energy Efficiency

Lubricants – Design to Application

  • Engines
  • Sewage gas, biogas and wood gas engines
  • Gears
  • Hydraulics
  • Bearings
  • Turbines
  • Wind energy plants
  • Compressors
  • Fuel & Energy economy
  • Sustainability

Metal working and forming lubrication

  • Water based and water free fluids
  • Multifunctional lubricants
  • Minimum quantity lubrication and dry processing
  • Modular systems in lubricant formulation

Lubrication in Special Environments

  • Environmental and health aspects of lubrication
  • Vacuum lubrication
  • Biodegradable fluids
  • Food grade lubricants
  • Fire resistant lubricants
  • High or low temperature lubrication

Functional fluids – Everything but lubrication

  • Insulating oils
  • Heat transfer fluids
  • Corrosion protection
  • Cleaning agents