Practicing Oil Analysis May 2000

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

The term “oil analysis” has been used with respect to lubrication and machine reliability since the 19th century. Yet, over the years I have seen only a few attempts to assign a specific...

Leonard Bensch, Pall Corporation

ISO Revises Standards for Particle Counting and Reporting Fluid contamination is a primary root cause of mechanical component wear and reduction in system reliability and performance. Because...

Picture 2,700 employees from nine different “companies” working together in a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving. Imagine these companies, or divisions, arranged in a campus-like setting...

Rich Wurzbach, Maintenance Reliability Group, Inc.

The Why and How of Oxidation Testing It is widely understood that oxidation is the primary mechanism of lubricant degradation. It is also widely known that oxidized oil can’t effectively...

The BCX is a portable briefcase size x-ray fluorescence tool. The self- contained unit can be carried to the flightline, motor pool, construction site or production floor to obtain on-the-spot...

Art Durnan, J.R. Simplot Company Sharon Dory, J.R. Simplot Company

Over the last decade no industry has been immune to the demands of an increasingly competitive business environment. To compete globally, companies have had to boost product quality and reduced...

Drew Troyer

Get specific about lubrication related problems to step up reliability and achieve lubrication excellence In an attempt to rationalize and optimize maintenance activities, manufacturing and...

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