Practicing Oil Analysis March 2000

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Do managers need to know about oil and lubrication or is that why they hire maintenance people? Do they have more important things to do with their time?

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Like viscosity, the flash point test has always been a standard part of a lubricant’s specification. And, because of its low cost, simplicity and versatility, the test is popular among the used oil...

Leaking fluid systems impose a heavy cost on industry. Increased fluid consumption, accelerated component wear, unnecessary production losses, increased slippage and fire safety hazards and fluid...

Lloyd Leugner

A single hydraulic leak of one drop per second is equal to 420 gallons of oil in a 12 month period. This volume adds up fast. It has been estimated that over 100 million gallons of fluids could be...

James K. O'Rourke, The TAK Group

Expect the Web to Play an Increasingly Important Role in the Future of Oil Analysis By James K. O'Rourke, The TAK Group Those who have dedicated their careers to the used oil analysis...

Entek has joined forces with National Tribology Services, Inc. (NTS) to offer an oil analysis lab service called Enlab to complement its current offering of on-site oil analysis and other...

Joel White, Weyerhaeuser

Proactive Lubrication Management is Key to Achieving Machine Reliability Weyerhaeuser containerboard packaging plant, located in Valiant, Oklahoma, provides paperboard, including...

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