News Releases

News Releases

09/30/15
LE's New H1 Quincal Syn FG Grease Protects Food Processing Equipment in Severe Conditions
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. introduces its newest food grade lubricant, H1 Quincal Syn FG Grease (4070-4072), featuring proprietary Quinplex additive and calcium sulfonate complex thickener. H1 Quincal Syn is a high-performance synthetic grease for use in food manufacturing plants, especially for those applications where severe conditions such as high temperatures, heavy loads and water are present.

09/15/15
LE Introduces Full Torque Diesel Fuel Improver; Road-Tested Supplement Contains Cetane Booster for Increased Power and Year-Round Performance, even in Extremely Harsh Conditions
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. adds to its full line of engine oils and fuel supplements, with Full Torque Diesel Fuel Improver as the newest offering. Field-tested for several months on the ice roads of Alaska, Full Torque has proven to be a valuable weapon for long haul diesel engine operators wanting to conserve fuel, protect their equipment, and keep their trucks on the road despite harsh conditions.

08/13/15
LE Introduces Earthwise Lubricant for Use On or Near Water; VGP-Compliant EAL Allows Users To Go Green without Sacrificing Performance
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. specifically formulated its new Earthwise™ EAL Wire Rope Grease (3353) to be earth friendly while still meeting the rigorous performance demands of industrial applications. This soft, semifluid coating grease is a certified Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant, recommended for use in applications on or near waterways. It is perfect for oil-to-sea interfaces as well as deck applications. It meets the specifications required by the EPA’s Vessel General Permit; it is readily biodegradable, exhibits minimal aquatic toxicity and will not accumulate in the cells of fish and other aquatic life forms.

02/12/14
LE Introduces Grease with Calcium Sulfonate Complex Thickener; Versatile Monocal GP Grease Protects Equipment from Heat, Moisture & Heavy Loads
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. introduces Monocal™ GP Grease (1499), a versatile general purpose lubricant for use in severe conditions such as high temperatures, heavy loads and water. It provides long-lasting reliable protection and is the right solution for industrial and mobile equipment used in a wide variety of industries, especially those in which moisture problems are caused due to high humidity, elevated operating temperatures, and severe environmental contamination.

01/22/14
LE Unveils New Synthetic H1 Oven Chain Lubricant; Ovenworx™ H1 Syn Fights Heat & Moisture To Ensure Efficient Oven Chain Operation
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. has added a new synthetic NSF H1 offering to its line of oven chain lubricants. The company specifically formulated Ovenworx™ H1 Syn Chain Lubricant (4061) to combat the demanding conditions present with oven chain applications, including those at food manufacturing plants. Ovenworx H1 Syn is low-staining, odor-neutral and contains no artificial dyes. In addition to meeting the National Sanitary Foundation criteria for incidental food contact, this lubricant is Kosher Pareve certified.

11/12/13
LE and ATS Join Forces to Help Factories Run Better; Companies Collaborate to Deliver Lubrication Reliability Programs for Customers
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. and Advanced Technology Services, Inc. have announced a strategic partnership in which the two companies will collaborate to develop and implement best practice lubrication reliability programs for industrial customers. After successfully working together on past projects, LE and ATS recognized their great potential for synergy. Both companies focus on helping factories run better with long-term programs that increase uptime and decrease costs.

09/25/13
LE Introduces Greentastic Industrial Cleaner for Fast, Effective Cleanup of Dirt, Grease & Grime; Concentrated Liquid Solution Is Tough on Stains, Easy on Environment
Industrial companies looking for a solution to their tough cleanup jobs have a new solution: Greentastic Industrial Cleaner. This powerful liquid concentrate cleaner offered by Lubrication Engineers, Inc. is water-based and contains nine carefully selected and blended active cleaning ingredients - almost twice as many as conventional multipurpose industrial cleaning products. These ingredients work together to provide a robust industrial cleaning solution perfect for many different uses, including oil and grease.

10/15/12
LE Introduces 5W-40 Synthetic Diesel Engine Oil; Monolec Ultra Syn Heavy Duty Engine Oil Pays for Itself with All-Weather Performance, Wear Protection, Fuel Economy
New from Lubrication Engineers, Inc., Monolec Ultra Syn Heavy Duty Engine Oil (8854) is a broad-range multiviscosity synthetic oil that reliably lubricates diesel engines, even in low-temperature conditions, without the shear stability and viscosity problems of conventional diesel engine oils.

10/02/12
New Moly Grease Delivers Solid Performance; Lubrication Engineers Adds Almamoly HD Grease to its Industrial Grease Line
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. introduces Almamoly™ HD Grease, a high-performance grease containing a special blend of solid lubricants and calcium sulfonate thickener. Formulated to withstand elevated temperatures, heavy loads and exposure to water, Almamoly HD Grease is intended for long-lasting use in heavy-duty mobile equipment such as that used in construction, agriculture, open pit mining and road-building.

03/15/12
LE Introduces Full Synthetic Passenger Car Motor Oil; Monolec Tetra-Syn Engine Oil Provides Unparalleled Benefits in Performance, Protection, Endurance and Efficiency
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. has harnessed the latest technology and knowledge to formulate a high-quality, high-performance, proprietary synthetic engine oil for gasoline engines. Monolec Tetra-Syn Engine Oil - available in SAE 5W-20 and 5W-30 grades - provides robust protection for engines without sacrificing performance, endurance and efficiency.

03/01/12
LE Makes It Easier for Customers To Find Solutions Online; Company Incorporates New Information and Tools in Visitor-Friendly Website
With the aim of making it easier and faster for online visitors to find the information they need, Lubrication Engineers, Inc. has launched a new company website with a new URL at www.LElubricants.com . The easy-to-navigate site presents a wealth of information to help customers around the world with their decision-making process, whether they are experts or new to the industry.

03/04/11
LE Upgrades Its ATF Formulation for Better Performance; Versatile Fluid Ensures Smooth-Running Automatic Transmissions in Cars and Trucks
LE has upgraded its automatic transmission fluid with an uptreated additive package, including its proprietary Monolec wear-reducing additive. The new Monolec Syn Multi-Vehicle ATF (1150) is a versatile, high-performance product suitable for regular- to severe-duty use in a variety of automatic transmissions in passenger cars and trucks.

02/22/11
LE Introduces New Advanced Lubrication Training Program; Company Brings Together Expert Instructor, Hands-On Training, State-of-the-Art Facility
LE is now offering individuals and groups the opportunity for advanced lubrication education and training in its new training facility, which is adjacent to its manufacturing plant in Wichita, Kan. The central location makes it convenient for customers coming from all over the U.S. The close proximity to the plant enables the incorporation of real-world applications and demonstrations, a feature that sets LE’s class apart from many other training programs.

11/08/10
New Polyurea Grease Prolongs Life of Electric Motors; LE Adds Monolec® Extend EM Grease to its Industrial Line
Responding to customer requests for an electric motor grease with a polyurea thickener, LE introduces Monolec Extend EM Grease (1282). The new grease helps bearings run cooler and last longer, increases motor efficiency by decreasing drag, and offers excellent mechanical stability for a long service life - even in high-moisture environments.

04/09/10
Clear Grease Gun Plus Battery Power Equals Convenient Solution; LE Adds Third Grease Gun Style to Its Popular Reliability Product Offerings
For maintenance personnel and others seeking a solution to the costly problems of grease misapplication and cross-contamination, LE offers its Clear Grease Guns in pistol grip and lever style versions as well as its newest option - the convenient Battery Powered Clear Grease Gun.

03/10/10
Clear Grease Guns Now Available for Purchase Online; LE Adds E-Commerce Capability to Revamped Microsite
After launching its Clear Grease Guns product line in March 2009 and achieving a solid first year of sales, LE is further bolstering its investment with a complete revamping of the microsite dedicated to this product line, including the addition of e-commerce capability.

1/13/10
New Lubricant Is Tough on Rust, Gentle on Environment; LE Adds Low Tox Product to its Wire Rope and Chain Line
LE introduces its newest lubricant solution: Wirelife™ Low Tox Penetrating Lubricant, ideal for marine environments and other applications where environmental concerns require the use of a very low toxicity wire rope and chain lubricant.

1/13/10
New Synthetic Oil Provides Long-Lasting Protection to Wire Rope; LE Adds Almasol Syn Coating Lubricant to its Wirelife Line
LE introduces Wirelife Almasol Syn Coating Lubricant, an extremely tacky, nonasphaltic synthetic lubricant with exceptionally high film strength. Perfect for extreme environments and conditions, it provides robust outer surface protection for wire rope and cable and comes from the same advanced technology that LE developed to protect large open gears in the mining and quarry industries.

4/17/09
LE Offers Clear Grease Guns to Global Market; New Product Ensures 100 Percent Visual Grease Identification
Adding to its growing arsenal of reliability solutions, LE announces its appointment as the worldwide exclusive distributor of Clear Grease Guns. The patent-pending clear tubes ensure 100 percent visual grease identification for users, thereby avoiding costly grease cross-contamination errors.

2/09
Introducing LE’s Monolec® Landfill Gas Engine Oils
LE introduces two new oils specifically for the landfill power generation market. Monolec Landfill Gas Engine Oils (8947 & 8949) are high-performance, straight-grade medium-ash engine oils developed for landfill gas pumping engines and generation units.

2/09
Introducing LE's Monolec Natural Gas Engine Oils
LE introduces two new natural gas engine oils. Monolec Natural Gas Engine Oils (8845 & 8945) are superior, low-ash natural gas engine oils developed specifically for use in stationary and mobile natural gas engines.

7/11/08
LE Launches 1302 Duolec Industrial Lubricant
LE is proud to add Duolec Industrial Lubricant (1302) to our product line to fill the need for an un-dyed superior performing lubricant that can take the place of Monolec Industrial Lubricant (300).

7/11/08
LE Is Pleased To Introduce Its Newest Reliability Partner - Checkfluid, Inc.
Checkfluid manufactures oil sampling valves, accessories and mounting hardware for safe, accurate and reliable sampling. When just a few bad samples can add up to thousands of dollars in unscheduled repairs and downtime, it's easy to see why plant and fleet maintenance professionals choose to invest in sampling valves.

08/07
LE Launches Duolec® Vari-Purpose Gear Lubricants
LE launches Duolec Vari-Purpose Gear Lubricants (1601-1609), an improved product line that replaces LE's legendary Almasol Vari-Purpose Gear Lubricants.

7/07
LE Launches Duolec, Exclusive Dual-Action, Anti-Wear Extreme Pressure Additive
Fifty years after the introduction of its proprietary anti-wear additive Almasol, LE launches its latest additive for the enhancement of its gear oils. Duolec offers “dual action” performance, sharing the anti-wear and extreme pressure attributes of LE’s Almasol and Monolec® anti-wear additives. It imparts special properties and synergies to the LE lubricants in which it is used, increasing lubricant film strength and protecting metal surfaces by outperforming at greater temperatures and loads. In a wear test, Duolec was found to reduce wear by as much as 11 percent when it was the only additive incorporated into base oil – proving its outstanding performance without the interference of other ingredients.

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