May 4th, 2015

On March 11 through 14, 2014, Dr. Neil Canter, Mr. John Burke and I will once again be presenting STLE’s Metalworking Fluid Certificate Training Course. The course will be held in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit the STLE website…

In January, 2013, at TAE’s 9th Fuels Colloquim, I presented a paper describing modifications of ASTM Mehtod D7687 (ATP in Fuel) that permitted detection of dormant microbes possibly present in fuel samples, and differentiation between bacterial and fungal…

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May 4th, 2015

It’s been a busy couple of months since the November update. This month’s What’s New includes several course announcements, links to four webinars and announcements about two new ASTM Standards.

On February 19 thorugh 21, Dr. Neil Canter and I will be presenting STLE’s Metalworking Fluid Certificate Training Course in Philadelphia PA. For more information see the STLE flier…

Also coming up in March, I’ll be teaching two, one-day courses at Fuels & Lubes Asia 2013…

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May 4th, 2015

LinkedIn MWF Interest Group Microbiocide discussion that ran from August through September 2012. A question about microcbiocide selection for semisynthetic MWF triggered a lively discussion that included more than 50 posts. Although some of the posts contained useful information, a substantial number were based on limited experience and unsupportable personal impressions. I’ve compiled my contributions to the LinkedIn discussion and had a number of MWF industry experts review them for relevance…

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May 4th, 2015

Fred Passman Presented with STLE’s P.M. Ku Award

At the 2012 STLE (Society for Tribology and Lubrication Engineering) Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, Fred Passman was presented with the P.M. Ku Award; the society’s highest award for meritorious service to STLE…

ISMOS-3 3rd International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular
Biology in Oil Systems (ISMOS-3) in Calgary, Alberta June 2011.

Now available: Microbial Contamination Control in Fuels and Fuel Systems…

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May 4th, 2015

STLE Recording of Real-time Testing of Bioburdens in Metalworking Fluids Using Adenosine Triphosphate as a Biomass Indicator.

A webinar recording of the Wilbur C. Deutsch Memorial Award winning paper that Fred Passman presented at STLE’s annual meeting is now available for viewing…

This webinar discusses the comprehensive process by which the test method that was ultimately developed into ASTM E2694 was vetted in the laboratory and in a 12-week field evaluation at Caterpillar, East…

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