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    Would you like to Sponsor a UKLA event in 2019?

    Sponsoring a UKLA event gets your company name and logo seen at a range of high profile events in the UKLA calendar. These events are widely attended by key industry players from the UK, Europe and beyond and offer sponsors… Read more »

  • Introduction to Lubricants – Arkwright Scholars Day

    23rd October 2019

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    Introduction to Lubricants Course

    24th October 2019

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    Brexit – The Implications for Import and Export

    31st January 2019

    A 1 day training course exploring the impact of Brexit on the import of goods from, and export of goods to the European Union. A must for anyone who trades with suppliers, distributors, subsidiaries, customers or parent companies on the… Read more »

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    CLC Module 1 – Exploration & Refining

    21st February 2019

    This module covers the basic geology and formation of oil bearing strata, the geographical distribution of known oil reserves, the history of exploration, the formation of the Major Oil companies and a brief Industry history, refining and the progression of refinery technology from initial… Read more »

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    UKLA RAF Lunch 2019

    22nd March 2019

    The annual RAF Lunch sponsored by Moove Lubricants will take place on the 22nd March 2019. The RAF Club 128 Piccadilly London for further details contact: Bookings for this extremely popular event will open on Monday 7th January 2019…. Read more »

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    UEIL Update Briefing

    Friday 22nd March 2019

    Come and hear about the work the UKLA and UEIL Committees are doing on behalf of the UK Lubricants Industry. You will hear updates from the Competition and Technical Committees as well as the work done by the HS&E Committee… Read more »

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    CLC Module 2 – Base Oil Types & Characteristics

    28th March 2019

    Concentrating on the way refining and crude oil origin defines the characteristics and properties of the  resulting base oil and their subsequent best use. Covering areas such as Pour Point, Volatility, Oxidation Stability and the advantages and disadvantages of base oil’s various properties to… Read more »

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    Management and Leadership Masterclass

    2nd April 2019

    UKLA Management Masterclass series: Developing Interpersonal skills to improve performance; these are a series of one day masterclasses in management and leadership to develop the skills of those responsible for managing people, resources, products and/or customer accounts. Management and Leadership… Read more »

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    CLC Module 3 – Basic Tribology

    2nd May 2019

    This course module is designed to give a basic understanding of concepts such as ElastoHydroDynamic Lubrication, Boundary Lubrication and Extreme pressure conditions. This module also covers Anti-Wear, Fretting Corrosion and Tool Life in the context of the later course elements. Presented by Dr. Ted… Read more »

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    CLC Module 4 – Lubricant Additives

    23rd May 2019

    An explanation of the basic additives used in the various categories of lubricants, their chemistry at a simplistic level, their function and their performance in respect of the Tribology covered in the previous element. This should not only relate to additives used in… Read more »

  • UKLA Golf Day 2019

    13th June 2019

    The UKLA Annual Golf Day will be held at The Mere, Knutsford.  For further information please contact Debs Grigg at or call 01442 875922.

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    CLC Module 5 – Industrial Lubricants

    20th June 2019

    A comprehensive look at Hydraulic and Circulatory, Gear Oils, Open Gears, Slideway Oils etc. including particularly the importance of viscosity, and additive selection and relating strongly to both the Tribology and Additive elements. Basic guidance on selection of the correct lubricant and the importance of… Read more »

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    CLC Module 6 – Automotive Lubricants

    18th July 2019

    An enormous topic covering not only engine oils for both gasoline and diesel engines, but transmission and hydraulic applications in addition. Following on from the additive module this session will highlight the application of the different additive chemistries, relating both types and treat… Read more »

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    CLC Module 7 – Greases

    19th September 2019

    A science in itself, the use of grease, its different manufacturing considerations, additive types and the basic terminologies of Consistency, Penetration, Drop Point etc. are covered.   Presented by Dr. Julian Wilkinson, R S Clare and held at the Hilton Hotel, Leicester Terms &… Read more »

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    CLC Module 8 – Metalworking

    17th October 2019

    Metalworking Fluids have become an increasingly important part of the product portfolio of most  lubricant companies. This element explores the basic differences in chemistry and application between neat and watermix fluids, explains emulsions and emulsifiers at a simplistic level, covers the additive technology and different… Read more »

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    The UKLA Annual Dinner 2019

    The 2019 UKLA Annual Dinner will be held on Wednesday 6th November at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London.   Please contact the UKLA Secretariat for further details.

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    CLC Module 9 – Health, Safety and the Environment

    21st November 2019

    This module covers the evolution of the Health and Safety of ingredients, risk assessment and a hands-on workshop to practice the technique. Risks from heavy metals, such as lead, together with the associated risks of using certain chemical components in… Read more »

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    CLC Module 10 – 2019 Certification Session

    5th December 2019

    The final module includes a one and half-hour comprehensive examination, covering all the work covered in each module and an industry related final lecture, by a senior industry presenter. The day concludes with a formal presentation to students of the… Read more »