5 Myths About Engine Oil

March 12, 2024

With 40 years of experience in the lubricants industry, we have heard a lot of crazy things about engine oil. In this blog, we will highlight 5 of the most common myths we've heard and correct them for you. Myth #1: Mixing Synthetic and Conventional Oil is a Big No-No While it's generally recommended to stick to one oil type (synthetic or conventional), in a pinch, mixing small quantities of…

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Benefits of Premium Hydraulic Oil

February 20, 2024

What is Hydraulic Oil? Hydraulic oil is an important part of your equipment and machinery's function. Given this, the choice between standard and premium options can significantly impact your operations. Furthermore, the benefits of you using a premium hydraulic oil are vast, improving efficiency, productivity, and even environmental sensitivity. Based on research conducted by Chevron, this blog will illustrate the benefits of using a premium hydraulic oil. Maximizing Productivity One…

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Understanding EP1 and EP2 Grease

February 5, 2024

Grease is an important component in the maintenance and performance of your machinery and equipment. Among the various grades available, EP1 and EP2 are two that you are most likely to encounter. Despite their similarities, you should note the differences between these two grades of grease that make them suitable for different applications. In this blog post, we'll explore these differences to help you choose the right one for your…

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Are You Using the Right Transmission Oil?

January 16, 2024

Your vehicle's transmission is a complex system with various components working together to ensure smooth and efficient operation. Thus, an important factor that contributes to the health of your transmission is the choice of transmission oil. Therefore, the right oil is not just a matter of preference; it is necessary for the best performance and longevity.   The Role of Transmission Oil: Transmission oil plays an important role in ensuring…

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Ready for Winter? 5 Tips to Help You Get Ready

December 4, 2023

Introduction: As winter approaches, the drop in temperatures can pose challenges for your vehicles and equipment. Cold weather can take a toll on engines and moving parts, affecting their performance and longevity. At 49 North Lubricants, we understand the importance of keeping your machinery in top-notch condition, especially during the winter months. In this blog post, we'll explore some essential tips to help you prepare for Winter 2023 and ensure…

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