Machinery Lubrication April 2019

Featured Article

Natalie Blythe, Noria Corporation

Follow the journey of the Ingredion plant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as it develops a culture of lubrication excellence and reliability-centered maintenance.

Ray Garvey, I-care

Learn how sonic and ultrasonic stress wave analysis can extend vibration from mechanical to tribo-mechanical condition monitoring, covering the gaps between vibration and oil analyses.

Jack Weeks, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Flow dividers are common components in hydraulic systems that are used whenever it is important to deliver equal flow to two or more actuators. This article will discuss the different types …

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

While the industrial internet of things (IIoT) will not make all other forms of condition monitoring obsolete, it is a powerful enabler.

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

The type of bearing in a machine will determine how it should be maintained for maximum equipment life. Discover how to identify the bearing type and configuration, as well as the lubricatio…

Alejandro Meza, Noria Corporation

Water is a critical contaminant that must be properly controlled to ensure optimum lubricant and machine life. This article explores the latest methods used to monitor water contamination as…

Devin Jarrett, Noria Corporation

Unlike most of the information provided in an oil analysis report, particle counts cannot be evaluated with the same trending methods. This article discusses how a small increase or decrease in the ISO code can mean the difference between one and several hundred or thousand particles.

In 2001, Paul Boykin joined the Georgia-Pacific (GP) team and began a career in machinery lubrication. Through the years, he has worked as a relief operator, lubrication technician, electric…

Paul Hiller, ICML

See how the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Arizona, used certification and training to address its culture issues and achieve longer asset life.