How Can a Lubrication Specialist Help You?

May 21, 2024

When it comes to selecting the right lubricants and specialized products, knowledge is everything. Making the wrong choice can lead to costly equipment failures, unplanned downtime, and lost productivity. That's why having a lubrication specialist readily available is a major advantage for your business. Our lubrication specialist is an accredited member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). What is a Tribologist? A tribologist is a scientist or…

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Understanding GF-6 Standards

May 7, 2024

Professionals and everyday drivers alike should get to know the most current engine oil performance standard: GF-6. Specifically, this standard is designed to meet the demands of modern engines and offers you a lot of benefits. Let's dive into what it is and why it matters. What is GF-6? GF-6 is the latest engine oil standard released by the International Lubricant Specification Advisory Committee (ILSAC). Thus, It is a big…

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Choose Delo® and Cash In!

April 25, 2024

  Rebate Promotion During this rebate offer, your qualifying purchases of Chevron Delo products can earn you a cash rebate of up to $0.25 per litre.  Promotion Period: April 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024   REBATE OFFER - BUY MORE. GET MORE. Product List A: Earn $0.25/litre rebate Product List B: Earn $0.13/litre rebate Minimum total litres to qualify for rebate: 208 litres. Maximum one rebate claim per customer/address for the…

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Cylinder Scuffing: Risks and Prevention

April 24, 2024

For businesses relying on heavy machinery, a smooth-running fleet is essential. However, a hidden enemy threatens your engine's lifespan – cylinder scuffing. Specifically, this silent issue can cause repairs, downtime, and even engine failure. At 49 North, we understand your need for reliable operations. That's why we want to help you understand cylinder scuffing. In specific, how using the right lubricants protect your investments. What is Cylinder Scuffing? Picture a…

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Bearing Corrosion: Understanding and Prevention

April 16, 2024

Bearings are the unsung heroes of our machines. These workhorses keep things running smoothly, reducing friction and allowing for efficient movement. However, even these components can face challenges. Specifically, this blog post dives into the world of bearing corrosion, exploring its causes, consequences, and, most importantly, how to prevent it. What is Bearing Corrosion? Simply put, it is the deterioration of a bearing's surface due to a chemical reaction with…

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