Machinery Lubrication November 2011

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

These days an increasing number of companies are trying to achieve a state of lubrication called “lubrication excellence.” Others might call this “world-class” lubrication.

Jason Sowards, Noria Corporation

Machinery Lubrication recently conducted an online survey of lubrication professionals in the United States to discover what they earn based on their experience, education level, geographic...

Noria Corporation

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) recently issued Method D7718-11, providing an approved standard practice for sampling critical grease-lubricated equipment. The new...

Noria Corporation

When it comes to regreasing bearings, more is not always the better option and actually can be a costly mistake. Instead, greasing should be set on a frequency with proper calculations used to...

Noria Corporation

It is important to recognize that the amount of tubing, the size of the sample port and the volume of static oil in relation to the location of the sample port can all disturb the...

Brendan Casey

I recently purchased a used SUV with the plan to do some traveling with the family. It’s a big trip, starting with a journey across the Nullarbor Plain from the west to east coast of Australia. If...

Noria Corporation

Name: John Nesselroad Age: 61 Title: Lubrication Technician Company: DuPont Location: Washington, W.Va. Years of Service: 24 years John Nesselroad got his start...

Noria Corporation

Joining my sister at the emergency room for an issue with her son was an enlightening moment. The ER doctor walked in, reviewed some historical records on my nephew and began asking questions. As...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

Scotty Lippert is often referred to as “ICML’s poster boy.” For 26 years, Lippert has been with his current employer, Clopay Plastics of Augusta, Ky. He was originally hired as an extrusion...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

In the 1930s, Dr. Hermann Zorn of Germany was searching for a lubricant with the properties of natural oils derived from crude oil but without the undesirable properties (high pour points, tendency...

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