April 2022

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Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

How many lubricants do you use in your plant? How many are kept in inventory? How many are on your lube list? These are some of the first questions to ask during a lubricant selection review -...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

The sheer number of infographics in the condition monitoring field is staggering; they show up on social media, and in conference presentations, whitepapers, websites and books. Infographics...

Travis Richardson, Noria Corporation

The effort to consolidate, label and organize lubricants usually results in a neat, manageable lube storeroom. When things are organized and lubricants are easily identifiable, the chance of...

Paul Farless, Noria Corporation

These containers rarely get cleaned. We visit sites all over the world and have seen just about every container on the market in use. There isn’t a single container that maintains absolute cleanliness throughout its life. We usually recommend a thorough cleaning once a month on higher-use containers and once a quarter on lower-use containers. This is important when the facility is tracking...

Jeremie Edwards, Noria Corporation

Coming from the farm, oil mist was something that I became fairly familiar with, not because I had to deal with anything directly in any substantial way, but because I have always been a bit...

Joe Orcutt, Gaubert

I’ve worked as a Project Manager at Gaubert IFM for over seven years. During this time, I’ve had the opportunity to work on many different high velocity oil flushes; I’ve been able to learn a...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Condition Monitoring is becoming the mainstay for maintenance and reliability groups in virtually all industries; as such, there needs to be a system in place to demonstrate the effectiveness...

Noria Media

Regulatory responsibilities, consumer awareness and a focus on public health are challenging food and beverage processors to choose the right food-grade lubricant for every application in...

Paul Farless, Noria Corporation

More and more these days, you will hear people (in almost any industry) talking about their concerns with locating and acquiring biodegradable lubricants. In most places, even non-machinery...