Practicing Oil Analysis January 2004

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

This was one of those defining moments. It was some surprising insight on where maintenance and reliability professionals are in the journey to lubrication excellence. I received a phone...

Gerardo Trujillo, Noria Latin America

Even though new oil formulations are typically developed to support changes in engines and the addition of new components, since the mid-1980s, emission regulations have been a major driving force...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

In recent years, the cost of inappropriate drain intervals to the economy, to the environment and to car owners has received closer inspection. In the United States, the average car owner changes...

Changing lubricant suppliers, leaving the familiar behind and heading into the unknown, tends to create uncertainty. This often raises concerns about long-term machine reliability caused by mixing...

Eric Ringholm, HYDAC Technology Corporation

Investigations into the causes of breakdowns in hydraulic systems have shown that the majority of hydraulic-related failures can be attributed to high levels of solid contamination in the fluid....

Noria Corporation

Anyone who has read Practicing Oil Analysis magazine on a regular basis over the past five years should be well versed on the impact oil analysis can have in helping improve equipment reliability...

Steven D. Anderson, Y2K Fluid Power, Inc.

Your Oil is the Football How well you handle your oil determines who is in possession of it, you or your opponent: contamination. We know that oil has a useful life and does not last...

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