Machinery Lubrication June 2017

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Bill Correll, Generation Systems

Today’s proactive maintenance measures combine the wisdom of a back-to-basics approach with breakthrough technologies.

Ray Mellor, R.J. Mellor & Co.; Par Funck, Assalub

Proper lubrication requires two main considerations: the correct choice of lubricant and the most efficient way of applying it. Failure with either selection can result in a major equipment …

Jason Sowards, Noria Corporation

The 18th annual Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition recently welcomed nearly 1,600 industry leaders and decision-makers from around the world to Columbus, Ohio, for three days of learning…

Al Smiley, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

By troubleshooting hydraulic systems that utilize proportional valves, you can avoid lost production time as well as the unnecessary expense of sending off good valves for repair.

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Fault bubbles are sudden-death conditions in waiting. Most can be revealed by condition monitoring, which includes careful examination by a skilled inspector.

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Discover why film strength is one of the most critical lubricant properties for protecting a machine’s internal components.

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

With these strategies, you can develop a training program that will possibly eliminate the most destructive contaminant in your plant.

Garrett Bapp, Noria Corporation

A maintenance team’s focus is often on large equipment that can shut down production, but what about those smaller reservoirs?

Leslie Fish, ICML

The Simmons Feed Ingredients plant in Southwest City, Missouri, has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s John R. Battle Award.

Joseph Waterhouse has worked at Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine for 17 years, helping to improve the mine’s lubricant handling and lubrication management systems.