Machinery Lubrication October 2015

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Bryan Johnson, Arizona Public Service

Grease testing is primarily performed to support quality assurance and marketing of new grease products. Cone penetration is considered the most important of the laboratory-performed tests. …

The latest results from Machinery Lubrication’s annual salary survey reveal some interesting insights into the lubrication industry. The online survey, which polled lubrication professionals…

Steffen Bots, OELCHECK GmbH

Limit and warning levels from elemental spectrometric analysis serve as indicators of the amount of foreign particles found in used oil that is still tolerable or, when compared with fresh o…

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

You may not be surprised to know that most companies need a culture intervention – something like a 12-step program. This column will discuss behavioral issues that are often at the core of …

Jeremy Wright

To drive behavioral change, you must communicate the need for change as it relates first to the overall business and second to those involved. If you expect your team to demonstrate the new …

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Are you a lubrication technician (lube tech), oiler or lubricator? Are you responsible for performing lubrication tasks for your company, such as topping up machines with oil, regreasing bea…

Suzy Hitchcock, ICML

The certification of laboratory-­based personnel is essential in supporting quality lab systems, as some accreditations do not guarantee technical accuracy. Most lab systems are designed to …

Garrett Bapp, Noria Corporation

At any time, an accident or machine failure could occur, discharging oil. The good news is you can prepare yourself and others for these situations before they arise. In some circumstances, …

After 18 years of shift work at the Koch Fertilizer facility in Manitoba, Canada, Todd Misanchuk decided that a change was needed when the lubrication technician position became available at…

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