Bio: Ken has almost 20 years of experience in the lubricant industry. Ken is the PAO Technology Research Fellow at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and is responsible for the product development, process improvement and technical service for PAO Technology. With STLE, among many other activities, he has organized the Lube School in Houston and participated as an instructor at the Houston, Chicago, and Oklahoma sections as well as instructed the synthetics module of the Basic Lubricants course at the Annual Meeting for the last 13 years.
Abstract: This presentation will provide an overview of the synthetic base oils that are currently in use, including a brief history of synthetics, the physical and chemical properties of synthetics, and advantages/disadvantages with regard to current and potential applications. Ken will also cover several new products that have come to the market within the last year such as polyalphaolefins and polyalkalene glycols, and take a look at future trends in lubricant applications as it applies to synthetics.
For more details, view the event flyer or event listing. Registration deadline is October 17. The event will take place on October 19, 2011, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CDT with a bonus Q&A session from 1-1:30 p.m. - this means you get more content for your time, and all the time you need for questions. If you need to leave at the end of the hour, you can always access the additional questions and answers through your Training Menu as we make the transcript available for the Q&A portion. You will attend this event through your STLE University Training Menu. Access information is sent to you upon purchase. Pricing is $39/$59 for members/non-members. You must log in to see the correct pricing. Your purchase includes access to the live event, reading/reference materials, presentation slides, a recording of the event, the Q&A Session Summary (for easy reference later), and access to the assessment, which allows you to earn Education Credits (ECs), which can be applied in the recertification process.
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