Welcome to the BFPA International Conference on Managing Fluid & Lubricant Contamination – 10-11 September 2018 – Venue – University of Bath

Who should attend?

  • OEMs and end-users who need to maintain clean systems
  • Those responsible for fluid and lubricant maintenance, filtration, and condition monitoring in a wide range of applications
  • Lubricant and hydraulic fluid professionals

Relevant Industry Sectors

Oil companies, fluid manufacturers, additive manufacturers, car manufacturers, hydraulic equipment manufacturers, turbine builders, energy utilities, filter manufacturers and suppliers of particle counting and sizing equipment.

Key Topics

This conference will confirm the importance of minimising hydraulic fluid and lubricant contamination and how recent developments may be changing our appreciation of what constitutes ‘cleanliness’.

  • Contaminant formation
  • Varnish – an increasing problem in major applications
  • Developments in test methods for assessing fluid and lubricant cleanliness
  • Changes to the classification of cleanliness
  • The control of fluid cleanliness and contamination by air, water and particulates
  • Case studies of problems associated with cleanliness and contamination