Machinery Lubrication February 2015

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Adrian Messer, UE Systems Inc.

Keeping a handle on lubrication seems easy enough. All you need to do is to make sure the right lubricant is used in the right amount and at the right time. Unfortunately, it’s not that...

Bruce Wesner, Life Cycle Engineering

Senior leaders across a broad array of industries continue to highlight retirements, turnover and succession planning as key issues confronting their organizations. Much has been written and...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Setting cautionary and critical limits (or targets) for oil analysis results is essential and irreplaceable as groundwork in an oil analysis program. It’s what helps answer one of the most commonly...

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

Across industry there has been a move toward predictive and proactive maintenance, but unfortunately a large number of organizations are still operating in the reactive maintenance mode. This can...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Do you know about silt lock? This common condition causes motion impediment failure in certain machines. While this type of failure usually doesn’t involve wear or permanent internal damage to the...

Suzy Hitchcock, ICML

In 2001, when the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) offered its first certification exam, few could have envisioned the organization becoming the world leader in the...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

As winter weather settles in across much of the United States with cold fronts creeping in from the north, have you ever thought about the effects these temperature changes can have on your...

Alejandro Meza, Noria Corporation

The ultimate goal of lubrication excellence is to increase machine reliability and reduce operating costs. To achieve this objective, changes must be made at different levels of the plant,...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

It has been proven that the No. 1 cause of machine failure is the degradation of component surfaces. These surfaces can degrade in a variety of ways, but the most destructive is via particle...

Rüdiger Krethe, OilDoc

Lubricating oils are not completely free of air. Whether during operation or storage in barrels, oils are constantly in an exchange process with their air-containing environment. Even if the oil is...

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