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News Archive

The Importance of Effective Soluble MWF Management

Thursday, November 5, 2020

The focus of this article is liquid coolant engineering, however the options of co2, aerosols and pastes are usable cutter cooling options. Liquid coolants come in different types depending on how they are produced. The most basic of these been a base mineral oil. Development of synthetics and semi synthetic have taken a step up over the years, however these do carry a premium cost due to the production and additional additives used in improve performance.

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The top benefits of oil analysis for all industries

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Like the blood that runs through our veins, lubricants are a machine’s cardiovascular equivalent. Therefore, oil analysis can give a significant level of insight for a range of applications and machine types, from automotive and transportation, through to industrial gearboxes and turbines in power generation.

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Over £20 000 raised with charity bike ride!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

On Saturday 5th September, Managing Director, Mark Powell and his wife, Catherine took part in a charity bike ride with the goal of raising £10k for Birmingham’s Women’s Hospital.

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Give your workshop a boost!

Friday, July 24, 2020

Grab yourself some Amazon vouchers when you buy any Castrol Edge, Castrol Magnatec or Castrol Power 1 products! Offer available for a 2 month period - 27th July - 27th September!

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Remote Insight Analysis

Monday, April 27, 2020

New solution launched to ensure customers are HSE compliant during these unprecedented times.

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Congested Mobile Networks

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Calls coming through to the customer service team are now mostly being made from mobile phones as people work from home, and this is having an impact on a small number of incoming calls.

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Orders Collection Process

Monday, March 30, 2020

At Broughton Lubricants we take the health & safety of our employees, customers and suppliers very seriously. Following Government guidelines we have taken the following steps; all office based employees are now working from home, and warehouse staff are working, but keeping to the social distancing rules. Therefore we are discouraging collections from our Preston depot, but will make exceptions for urgent orders. The following process needs to be followed.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricants brands, and Gehring, a globally operating machine tool company, are partnering to roll out Castrol’s SmartControl, a real-time fluid condition monitoring solution, into Gehring’s machine tools. This is part of a wider partnership agreement both parties signed in 2018.

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Christmas Opening Times 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

We will be open during the festive period, to help you out with your enquiries and last minute requests. Deliveries will be limited, but we'll be here to help you out as best we can!

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

BP, Castrol and Renault F1 Team extend their Formula 1 partnership for a further two years until the end of 2024. Groupe Renault appoints Castrol as its aftersales’ global service fill engine oil lubricants partner from 1 January 2020.

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New Fluid TITANIUM Technology

Friday, March 29, 2019

Castrol announces discovery of new Fluid TITANIUM Technology benefits to unlock true engine performance

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Registered Company Name Change

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Broughton Lubricants are going through some company name changes. Click here to find out what these are, and how they will affect you as a customer.

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Christmas Opening Times 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

We will be open to take your enquiries and orders over the festive period. Deliveries will be limited during this period, but we will try and accommodate you. Read on for further info...

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NEW Castrol GTX Range

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Castrol have launched a new range of GTX engine oils, specifically for the Independent Workshop market, of which there are around 17,000 of in the UK. The range covers the majority of makes and models on the road today. Request Castrol for your service, or use when carrying out a service!

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Castrol GTX is 50

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

On 28 February 1968 Castrol® GTX® was born. When it was introduced, the Beatles were driving Minis, Bill Gates was 12 years old and was 17 years away from launching Microsoft Windows, and it would be 36 years before anyone would hear the word ‘Facebook’.

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