Machinery Lubrication August 2017

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Christopher Brokopp, Weyerhaeuser

Find out how the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Eugene, Oregon, was able to change from a culture of overlubrication to best-practice lubrication through sharing of knowledge and ...

Al Smiley, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Hydraulic shock occurs when oil rapidly starts or stops flowing in a hydraulic system. Learn three things that you can do to greatly reduce the hydraulic shock in your systems.

Brett Minges, Polaris Laboratories

Moving a reactive or preventive maintenance program to one that predicts and avoids wear requires the right people, processes and technology, but the rewards will be well worth the effort.

Prentice Richardson, Nissan North America

This case study reveals how the Nissan stamping plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, has continued its journey to lubrication excellence by emphasizing training and education.

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Overall Condition Monitoring Effectiveness (OCME) is a new macro metric that enables you to measure the overall effectiveness of condition monitoring in detecting root causes and failure symptoms.

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Most oil analysis practitioners assume the data coming from their laboratory is accurate and irrefutable, but this may not always be the case.

Marcello Gracia, Confialub

See how the lubrication program at Anglo American’s Minas-Rio mine has generated considerable cost savings thanks to reduced lubricant consumption, extended oil changes and avoided acquisiti…

As a reliability engineer at the Mosaic Co., Clay Allen is responsible for all rotating equipment. He has discovered that if it moves, it needs some type of lubrication.