DISPLAYCLEANER 100 YEARS The front is in microfiber, the back is in high quality synthetic leader. Ideal for cleaning smooth and three-dimensional surfaces. As long as stock lasts! MOTOREX BARREL MUG 100 YEARS (8 pcs) Ceramic mug in barrel form with removable silicon bottom. Approx. 85 × 105 mm (without handle). Availability: set of 8 mugs in cardboard box. As long as stock lasts! PAD A5 100 YEARS Format A5, hard cover with embossed logo, green elastic band with Lanybutton in barrel form, pen holder and bookmark in green, 192 pages with dot grid. As long as stock lasts! Article no 451570 Article no 451505 Article no 451565 2 Please order these articles exclusively through your importer.
CONTENTS EDITORIAL NEWS 4 News at and about MOTOREX WHAT’S NEW 6 Fuel economy oils from MOTOREX INSIDE 8 Discover the world of MOTOREX POWERSPORTS 10 Forward drive: KTM MotoGP racing CAR LINE 13 Boxed: Car Line motor oils in Bag-in-Box packaging REPORT 14 A-Rex M9300 – Europe’s biggest demolition excavator MOTOR OIL 18 Focus QTM SAE 10W/30 100 YEARS MOTOREX 20 Snapshots from the open day INDUSTRY 22 Spindle Lube Hyperclean: cleaner than ever thanks to Bag-in-Box Dear customers and readers “Only those who accept change are able to grow.” Francis Paul Wilson, author BE STRONG. STAY STRONG, WITH MOTOREX. Today’s world is one of constant change. As Head of the Industrial Lubricants Business Unit, I’ve seen this again and again in recent months. Whether it’s new regulations governing ingredients or a wide variety of other ongoing innovations, everything is changing faster than what we’re used to. You too are confronted with daily changes that directly impact your business and your work. As the above quotation suggests, these are challenges you have to face. Our focus as a strong partner for lubrication technology is on responding to these changes so you can stay competitive and sustainable in your work with our products and services. So it’s our goal as a strong partner to identify trends and the changes they’ll bring early and always provide the best possible support for our customers. Once again this issue of MOTOREX Magazine showcases many results and accomplishments by dedicated people striving not only to get the best out of what already exists, but also to create new things by making the most of change. As I wish you interesting reading, I am confident that in MOTOREX you’ve found the right partner for all your lubrication and production engineering needs. Sincerely SNAPSHOTS 24 The 10 winning Snapshot Challenge photos PRACTICE 26 A smooth companion for wood – Woodslide wood lubricant Mathias Marti, Head of Industrial Lubricants Business Unit MOTOREX AG LANGENTHAL BOX 27 Cool ideas / Did you know … / Comic IMPRESSUM Editor: BUCHER AG LANGENTHAL I MOTOREX Lubrication I Bern-Zürich-Strasse 31 I CH-4901 Langenthal I Tel. +41 (0)62 919 75 75 I Fax +41 (0)62 919 75 95 I Customer service by phone. Advice and problem solving also in German, French and Italian I Overall responsibility for content: Linda Hüsemann I Language versions: Published in German, English, French and Swedish. I Total print run: 60,000 copies I Concept, redaction and art direction: AESCHLIMANN, Advertising Concepts and PR GmbH, Gümligen I Translation: BMP Translations AG, Basel I Graphics and prepress: BURKI SCHERER AG, Oftringen I Printing: Merkur Druck AG, Langenthal I Text contributions may be used when source is indicated. I Cover photo: Bradley Smith (GB) in action – © KTM Racing | MOTOREX ® and all employed product names are internationally protected trade marks. I No responsibility is accepted for printing errors or changes in the technical data. MOTOREX MAGAZINE 111 I JANUARY 2018 3