Machinery Lubrication August 2012

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If you already use vibration-monitoring equipment with “spike energy,” gSE or other high-frequency detection technology, you can optimize the quantity of grease added to a bearing by running...

Noria Corporation

Is your engine’s oil filter performing to your expectation? Do you even know the performance of your filter? Most people don’t, and if they did, they would be appalled. Some of the best...

Noria Corporation

Are we there yet? With summer break now upon us, this question likely will be asked countless times on family vacation trips across the nation. Planning for these trips typically includes...

Brendan Casey

At a recent hydraulic maintenance workshop, I was asked for my opinion on isolation valves on pump intake lines and whether a more expensive ball valve is mandatory as opposed to the generally...

Dr. Violet Leavers, V4L Particles Ltd.

The harsh work environments in which some industrial equipment is situated can lead to short life cycles and unpredictable failures, such as those found in mining or offshore oil and gas...

Khalid Farooq, Pall Corporation

In recent years, the power-generation industry has seen an increase in varnish-related problems in combustion turbines. This increase is attributed to higher operating temperatures, smaller fluid...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

During the recent Costa Rican Congress of Maintenance Engineering in San Jose, Costa Rica, the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) formalized its cooperation with the Costa Rican...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Perhaps some of the most abundant components industry wide are bearings, more specifically rolling element bearings. These bearings are found in everything from electric motors to gearboxes...

Name: Caleb Bell Age: 34 Title: Equipment Reliability Supervisor Years of Service: 2½ years Company: Verso Paper Corporation Location: Jay, Maine As the supervisor of...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

For those who strive for lubrication-enabled reliability (LER), more than 95 percent of the opportunity comes from paying close attention to the “Big Four.” These are critical attributes to...

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