Practicing Oil Analysis January 2004

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

I’ve told this story to nearly every one of my seminar audiences in the past five years. For me, it was one of those defining moments that gave me surprising insight on where we are in our journey...

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...

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...

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.

Editor’s Note College bowl games are winding down and the professional football leagues are approaching the season finale - the Super Bowl. It seems fitting that this issue of...

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