Machinery Lubrication February 2020

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Martim de Lima Pereira; Renato Augusto dos Anjos Rito

Oil analysis and vibration analysis have proven to be effective techniques for monitoring the condition of assets. While many studies have shown that oil analysis can provide an earlier warn…

Jack Weeks, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Logic valves can be used as directional controls, pressure controls, check valves and flow controls in hydraulic systems. With these valves becoming increasingly popular, it is important to …

Greg Livingstone; Jatin Mehta, Fluitec International

Managing phosphate ester fluids can be challenging for many plants, and standard oil analysis tests may not always identify certain issues. This article will provide a roadmap for testing th…

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Learn how detection zones can be used with condition monitoring to better detect and respond to equipment failures.

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation; Daniel Rader, Noria Corporation

Sustaining a lubrication program is more about systems and processes than selecting the right lubricant or calculating the proper relubrication interval. Learn the most important elements to…

Matthew Adams, Noria Corporation

Almost every lubrication program has certain areas in which it is falling short. By learning how to identify and resolve these gaps, you will be able to pick the low-hanging fruit and achiev…

David Dise, Noria Corporation

A lube room is often a dark, dirty, forgotten area inside a plant. However, it shouldn’t be this way, especially considering how important it is in keeping machines moving. After all, without proper lubrication, equipment would not rotate.

Paul Hiller, ICML

An organization’s stage of competence can be gauged by the aggregate competence of its team members plus the efficacy of its lubrication program.

Scott Briner began his career in machinery lubrication with the U.S. Army, setting up and leading an oil analysis program for a fleet of heavy-construction equipment, including bulldozers, g…