April 2020

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Glen Parkes, Baker Hughes

Reliability programs have monitored the condition of their oil for decades, but new advancements are changing the way and speed by which this is accomplished.

Jack Weeks, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

The fastest way to determine the real cause of low system pressure while protecting the system from further damage is by following these four steps.

Marc Vila Forteza, Petronor

Discover when you should consider oil mist as a possible lubrication method based on its ability to reduce equipment failure rates while increasing availability and throughput.

Kurt Rommelfaenger, Oil-Rite Corporation

There is not one size that fits all when it comes to circulating oil systems. Each system will only be as good as the forethought put into it.

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Inspection is the top-line priority needed to squelch moisture ingression points through tight and well-managed ingression control.

Chris Corneliussen, GGB Kimberly Evans, GGB

While self-lubricating plain bearings are not a panacea for every application, they can serve as an alternative to lubricated bearings in a variety of applications.

Matthew Adams, Noria Corporation

The better you understand a compressor’s function, the effects of the system on the lubricant and which lubricant should be selected, the better your chances of maintaining and enhancing the…

Paul Hiller, ICML

With practitioners from around the world having sat for the Machinery Lubrication Engineer (MLE) certification exam for the better part of a year, discover what these early adopters think ab…

Josh Hodge’s first exposure to machinery lubrication came when he was working as a sheet-metal worker and maintaining hydraulic shears and presses. Without functioning equipment, the shop co…