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Comparing TRUEGARD Brake Cleaner and CRC

TRUEGARD brake cleaner offers dramatic cost savings over CRC for businesses that can buy brake cleaner in bulk 55-gallon drums.

Cutting Oil

Choosing the Right Cutting Oil

Without using the appropriate cutting oil for the type of metal and metalworking you wish to do, drilling, grinding, broaching, and other methods of...


Equivalent Substitutes for Mobil Delvac 15W-40

You need proper lubrication for high performance diesel engines, even when your preferred brands are sold out or expensive. Read on for suitable...


How to Properly Dispose Oil Absorbents

Whether being used for a large oil spill or just a small mishap, the proper disposal of oil absorbents plays an important role in keeping our planet...

Brake Cleaner

Do I Have to Have a Low VOC Brake Cleaner?

Be aware of the rules and regulations surrounding Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to protect yourself and the planet!


Should I Use AW32 or AW46 Hydraulic Fluid?

Should you use AW32 or AW46 hydraulic fluid in your system? It comes down to the operating conditions, like temperature, and design of your equipment.

Brake Cleaner

The Different Uses of Brake Cleaner

Brake cleaner is a powerful solvent and has many uses beyond just extending the life of brakes. Here are some other ways to use it.

Propylene Glycol

The Benefits and Uses of Propylene Glycol

Propylene glycol is a coolant with many applications and is safe for use in everything from beer brewing to stabilizing medications.


How a Roth Tank Can Prevent Oil Leaks

A Roth double-walled tank offers a secure, long-term solution for preventing oil and chemical leaks. Here is information for people considering...


Rotella T6 Is Now Available

Learn which oils Shell’s Rotella T6 5W-40 is a good substitute for and what may have been behind the recent shortage.

Beat the Cold With Shell Rotella T6

Some of us are lucky enough to live in temperate climates year-round, but for the rest of us, we need a heavy-duty engine oil to help us drive from A...

Synthetic vs. Mineral Oil

KELLER HEARTT BLOG - SYNTHETIC OR MINERAL OIL Synthetic Oil vs. Mineral Oil - Which Should I Choose? There isn’t a universal standard of choosing...

How to Choose a Lubricant Distributor

Lubricant Distributors  It is assumed that all distributors follow the same quality standards. However, there are some with strong quality control...

Rules for Locating Oil Sampling Ports

Oil Sampling on System Returns There are several rules for properly locating oil sampling ports on circulating systems. These rules cannot always be...

The Many Uses of Hydraulic Oil

Whether your hydraulic system is in a car, a lift, a plane, or cruise ship, there is a magical elixir of mineral oils, glycols, esters, and additives...

The Power of a Clean Machine Sump

Quality coolant is invaluable to the metalworking process. Cutting oils like HOCUT 795-B - a popular coolant for CNC machines, bar machines, lathes,...

The ROI of Synthetic Oil for Your Fleet

Synthetic engine oil is swiftly becoming a requirement for newer vehicles and trucks with heavy-duty towing capacity. At an average cost three to...

FAQs About Diesel Exhaust Fluid Storage

What is the shelf life of diesel exhaust fluid in storage? If diesel exhaust fluid is stored between the recommended temperatures of 12°F and 90°F,...

Three Reasons Every Shop Needs a Parts Washer

When you’re gearing up to make repairs, reassemble engine parts, or keep industrial machinery in top shape, you don’t want to spend more time than is...

What is Rust Veto & Where Can You Use It?

Stored auto, metalworking, and farming equipment are just as susceptible to corrosion and oxidation as parts that are currently in use, especially if...