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Symposium to address environmentally considerate lubricants.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 08, 2013 - Scheduled for December 9, 2013, Environmentally Considerate Lubricants symposium will provide technical forum for discussions related to current trends for environmentally considerate lubricants. Event will also provide details on current research efforts to advance use of bio-based and other environmentally acceptable lubricants, and develop new and improved environment test method and lubrication technology.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM Symposium on Environmentally Considerate Lubricants Will Be Held in December

Press release date: Sep 27, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —A symposium on Environmentally Considerate Lubricants will be held Dec. 9, 2013, at the Marriott Tampa in Tampa, Fla. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, the symposium will be held in conjunction with the standards development meetings of the committee.

The general objective of the symposium is to hold a technical forum for discussions related to current trends for environmentally considerate lubricants. It also provides details on current research efforts to advance use of biobased and other environmentally acceptable lubricants, and develop new and improved environment test method and lubrication technology.

Online registration is now open and closes Dec. 4. There is no attendance fee for ASTM members, presenters and students. The fee for non-ASTM members is $50 USD online and $75 USD on site.

Visit www.astm.org/D02RegInfo12-1213 to register and for additional information. Additional technical information is available from symposium chairman Dr. In-Sik Rhee, U.S. Army TARDEC, Warren, Mich. (phone: 586-282-4218; in.s.rhee.civ@mail.mil).

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ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; hsparks@astm.org