Machinery Lubrication July 2008

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Most of us who have spent time in the lubrication field have been told that it takes only a small amount of water (less than 500 ppm) to substantially shorten the service life of rolling...

Noria Corporation

Most companies have discovered to some degree the benefits of condition based maintenance (CBM). By definition, CBM entails performing maintenance tasks, not on a scheduled interval basis (such as...

Brendan Casey

We live in a skewed world, where nothing is evenly distributed. For example, 80 percent of the wealth is held by 20 percent of the population. Eighty percent of your firm's sales likely come from...

Noria Corporation

The path to lubrication excellence can be difficult to navigate. It begins when individuals and organizations become aware of the importance of their lubrication program, its impact on productivity...

Rob Profilet, The Lubrizol Corporation

Hydraulic equipment users routinely change or clean servo valves. But is that practice really necessary? What are the cost implications? Are there alternatives? Often, valves are changed...

Larry King, IFH Group Inc.

A new lubricant dispensing and storage system complements lube room procedures. Beaver Valley Power Station (BVPS) is a nuclear power plant near Shippingport, Pa., 34 miles from Pittsburgh....

Gregory J. Sedelmeier, Shell

Moisture is omnipresent in steel mills. It comes primarily from mill cooling water entering the circulating oil system and from simple condensation during mill downtime. Although necessary to...

Noria Corporation

The Lean, Reliable and Lubed 2008 conferences and exhibition, held May 20 through 22 in Nashville, Tenn. marked another record-setting event for Noria Corporation and the manufacturing sectors it...

Robert Scott

This article provides a basic definition and understanding of the major wear modes or mechanisms based around the ISO 15243.2004 rolling bearing failure mode classification. Several other modes of...

Jeffrey E. Turner, Lubrication Engineers, Inc.

Chains operating at high temperatures can be lubricated in two different ways: with a liquid lubricant, or with a solid lubricant suspended in a carrier fluid. Whether solid or liquid, the...

David Como, Dow Corning

Are you aware that some calcium-thickened greases may start to melt and break down at 95°C (200°F), while some complex or clay-thickened greases can approach 260°C (500°F) intact? Did you know that...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

From May 19 through 22, the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) participated in Noria's very successful Lean, Reliable and Lubed 2008 conference in Nashville, Tenn. In addition...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

During the last few months, I've noticed a slight misconception when speaking with clients. When I speak about contamination control, it is typically misunderstood as pertaining only to solid or...

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