August 2022

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While sending oil or fluid samples off to the lab is a great way to verify the cleanliness of your fluids and the health of your equipment, the process takes time. Online particle counting is...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

In the past couple of years, Noria has received a slew of requests for help from large users needing backup lubricants for critical applications. Disruptions in lubricant supply have been the...

Paul Farless, Noria Corporation

Lubricant consolidation is the practice of selecting lubricants, stocking only what is necessary for optimal machinery performance on-site. We often visit different facilities for...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

A few drums of oil were just delivered onsite and are sitting in front of the warehouse area. What now? Just put them inside and mark them as part of the inventory? Is that it?...

Jeremie Edwards, Noria Corporation

I’ve spent the past week helping a client get their lubrication program back on track. It seems that we visited their site a few years ago, but the company (having been bought by another...

Hasanur Jamal Molla, Saudi Aramco

Lubricants are essential and expensive components of machine systems and need sampling, analysis and monitoring. Monitoring can be either performance testing or oil condition monitoring....

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Maintenance is the single most controllable expense in a facility. These words have been quoted time and time again, vis-à-vis controlling equipment failures. Few areas of focus are more...

Paul Farless, Noria Corporation

What are Microbes? Also called microorganisms, microbes are microscopic living organisms that can be beneficial or detrimental to human health. Microbes can be grouped into five major...

Travis Richardson, Noria Corporation

There are multiple reasons to keep tabs on your plant’s environmental friendliness. It could be because you want to ensure you are doing everything you can to protect the environment,...