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Recovery in “V” of the brazilian lubricants market in a pandemic year
The Brazilian Lubricants Market showed an impressive reaction in the second half of 2020, with a recovery in losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic that led to the closing of the year numbers to record a very small reduction, around 1%, compared to the strong 2019 year.
The importance of lubricants in the glass industry
When it comes to the glass industry, much is discussed about its importance for segments such as automotive, food, pharmaceutical, and construction. According to the report “Considerations about the glass industry in Brazil”, released by the BNDES, Brazil is among the main world producers of glass and has an annual installed capacity of around 3.1 million tons. But, what few know is that, for this industry to function assertively, it is necessary to have adequate lubricants in the manufacturing processes of glass products such as bottles, jars, thermos ampoules, syringes, cartridges, automotive glass, glass planes, in addition to structural glass.
Safety and health at work on the international scene
The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) segment covers the professional activities of Occupational Safety Engineering, Occupational Medicine and Occupational Hygiene, which, based on scientific, technical, legal and ethical information, aim to protect national human capital against the risks of accidents and illnesses at work, as well as avoiding damage to the facilities, equipment and materials in organizations.
Performance of lubricating oil filters and tips
The main function of lubricating oil filters is to prevent contaminants such as solid particulate material, water, sludge, and others from causing damage to the metal surfaces of moving parts through abrasive wear, oxidation (rust), cavitation, or insufficiently thick lubricating oil film.