Dynamic Torsional Stiffness of Natural Rubber in Shear Couplings Under the Influence of Preload, Amplitude, Frequency, and Rotational Speed


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP) regulation continues to have a significant impact on marine operators’ lubricant selection. This paper will address key industry concerns and confusion around Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) and provide guidance on the selection of the most appropriate EAL by application.

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