Machinery Lubrication July 2005

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Doctors have perfected the skills of conducting physical exams. They know what questions to ask and how to examine the body for clues that signify health, injury or disease. The same is true of...

Noria Corporation

Jus•ti•fy [v. jus•ti•fied, jus•ti•fy•ing, jus•ti•fies] verb, transitive 1. To demonstrate or prove to be just, right or valid (for example, to justify each budgetary expense as necessary) It...

Brendan Casey

After presenting one of my sessions at Lubrication Excellence 2005, I became engaged in a conversation with a parts marketing manager of a major mobile hydraulic equipment manufacturer. He...

Noria Corporation

To those in the maintenance department, precision lubrication is a no-brainer. It stands to reason that lubrication excellence is a good investment. Put simply, machines run better when they are...

Diana Judge, Shell

The use of high-performance mineral oil and synthetic-based food-grade lubricants to maintain the equipment used in food and beverage manufacturing facilities, a common practice overseas, is...

Noria Corporation

Reciprocating compressors are often some of the most critical and expensive systems at a production facility, and deserve special attention. Gas transmission pipelines, petrochemical plants,…

Steven Herzog, RohMax Christian Neveu, RohMax Douglas Placek, RohMax

Hydraulic systems are widely used in the manufacturing, construction, forestry, mining and transportation industries. Over the years, systems for the transmission and distribution of power have...

Suzy Jamieson, International Council for Machinery Lubrication

At the Lubrication Excellence 2005 Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) presented the first John R. Battle Award for Excellence...

Ian Smith, John Crane Safematic

Today’s pulp and paper manufacturers must deliver ever-increasing production capacities to combat the fierce international competition, characterizing their industry. In turn, this creates a...

Robert Scott

Journal or plain bearings consist of a shaft or journal which rotates freely in a supporting metal sleeve or shell. There are no rolling elements in these bearings.

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