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Groupement Francais de Coordination pour le développement des essais de performance des Carburants, des Lubrifiants et autres Fluides dans les Transports

Events archive

What is new?

-Lu- 43-A-11 method in ACEA specifications ; editorial update without influence on results; Round Robin test launched
-Tr-42-A-12 method on transmission lubricant ageing to be released
-New group opened on brake fluids (vapor-lock temperature , line permeability, low viscosity fluids
-Adaptation of PAI method in presence of oxygenates: GFC-Lu-44 method  soon available
-Round Robin test on 4 balls method and on HFRR method
-Round Robin test and update of MCT method : GFC-LU-27-A-13

   soon available

-Investigations on an optimized method on fuel storage oxydation  stability

Next GFC conferences day Nov 21st November 2013

program and practical information

As every year, the GFC organizes a technical day; in 2013, it will be held November 21st and will have for theme:


which base-stock for which application?

The traditional GFC Conference will bring together delegates from various sectors of the Oil Industry and Associated Companies, Laboratories, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Users, Researchers. A panel of distinguished speakers will present an overview of the challenges, stumbling blocks and proposed solutions.

This year, the day will have an English/French and French/English simultaneous translation

With presentations of: BASF, CRODA, DOW, EVONIK, ExxonMobil Chemical, FUCHS, GFC, IFPEN, ITERG, NESTE, NYCO, PSA Peugeot Citroën, TOTAL , VOLVOand a poster from ENSI-CAEN.

The paricipants receive by mail a link with password to download the summaries and presentations 

You can get the detailed program... by clicking here

Herunder, situation map of the location of the conference day (FFB 20 quai Carnot 92210 St Cloud FRANCE)

Echoes from the general assembly of Feb 7th 2013

The general assembly simplified the system of the contributions and took the measures in favour of the membership of universities;

Election of Grégory DRONCHAT ( IFPEN) and Patrick LECUYER as vice-presidents beside François BENARD

CTCM: Gérald CREPEAU had had to leave the chairmanship because of the economic situation of his company in 2012; he can resume this activity and is reelected,

CTLM: Jean-Claude FORT, is elected president in succession to Laurent TIQUET.

CTLT: Laurent TIQUET is elected a president in succession to Alain BOUFFET who retires.

CTAF: Odile KERGOSIEN is elected a president in succession Didier FROMONTEIL who changes function in his company.

Last GFC conferences day

The Fluids in the industries of the transport and of the energy: strategy of follow-up in service and recycling

Nov 17th, 2011

This conferences day of 14 presentations gathered in the Rueil Novotel hotel 95 Participants; the CD of the presentations is for sale by the GFC secretariat