Without lubricants, the mining sector would grind to a halt. They play a critical role in keeping machinery running smoothly. Have you ever wondered what was used as the first lubricant, and by whom, and how lubricants have evolved over time?

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Modern lubricants are highly developed, using complex chemical methods designed to push their potential to the absolute limit. However, it took many centuries to develop and refine today’s products. The evolution of lubricants is fascinating, starting in the Stone Age. Read more here: WearCheck Technical Bulletin 88.

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