Machinery Lubrication October 2016

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Randy Riddell, SCA

Even if the actual bearing temperatures in your plant are known, often times no one truly understands what actions are required at which temperatures.

Noria Corporation

After two consecutive years of reporting declining wages, Machinery Lubrication’s online survey of lubrication professionals in the United States revealed a slight increase in the average sa…

Al Smiley, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Every hydraulic system generates a certain amount of heat, but if the system is running higher than 140 degrees, it is too hot. Find out how this can be prevented.

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

There is a need to enhance the quality of machine-transmitted conditions so inspectors get a clear and complete picture of the state of the machine’s health.

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Engine oil is unique in that it has more additives than nearly all other lubricating oils. This is why engine oil analysis on gasoline and diesel engine oils must be treated differently.

Garrett Bapp, Noria Corporation

While vehicle owners may change their brake pads, rotors or drums based on a mechanic’s recommendation or their car not stopping as soon as it once did, few people replace the brake fluid. I…

Noria Corporation

In 2013, Mario Rupf began working as a mechanical engineer at Kinross Gold’s Paracatu mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil. During his first year, Kinross experienced production losses of more than …

Leslie Fish, ICML

There are many benefits to earning a professional certification. Certified professionals not only are better able to evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses, but they also have a broader…