Written By: Corey Foy

As 49 North Lubricants celebrates its 40th anniversary, we're taking a moment to revisit some of our most informative blog posts. Over the years, we've strived to provide valuable insights on lubrication and maintenance for our customers in the agricultural, construction, mining, manufacturing and trucking industries. Here are 5 of our top blog posts that continue to be relevant and helpful.

1. Winterizing 101: The Basics

Dreading the harsh winter months and their impact on your equipment? This blog post provides a simple guide to preparing your machinery for cold weather. Learn about the importance of oil viscosity and pour points, ensuring your equipment starts and operates smoothly even in the coldest conditions. Read here

2. Does the Color of Grease Matter?

Grease comes in a variety of colors, but does it actually impact its performance? This blog post dives into the science behind grease color and explains what truly matters when choosing the right grease for your application. Read here

3. Should You Use Engine Oil Additives?

Engine oil additives promise a range of benefits. However, are they always necessary? This blog post explores the pros and cons of using additives, helping you decide if they're the right fit for your engine and maintenance routine. Read here

4. Should My Hydraulic Fluid Be Zinc-Free?

Zinc is a common component in hydraulic fluids, but some equipment manufacturers now specify zinc-free fluids. Specifically, this blog post clarifies the role of zinc in hydraulic fluids and helps you determine the best option for your specific equipment needs. Read here

5. Can I Use Synthetic Oil in an Older Vehicle?

Synthetic oil offers numerous benefits, but is it suitable for older vehicles? This blog post explores the compatibility of synthetic oil with older engines and provides guidance on choosing the right oil for your car or truck, regardless of its age. Read here

These are just a few examples of the valuable resources available on our blog. We encourage you to explore our website and discover a wealth of information on lubricants, maintenance tips, and industry trends. By staying informed about the latest advancements in lubrication technology, you can ensure your equipment operates at peak performance for years to come.

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Lastly, for any questions please call 1.800.463.0354 and speak to our Technical Specialist - Corey Foy or email info@49northlubricants.com.