Machinery Lubrication January 2003

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Has it ever occurred to you that it was necessary to specifically ask your OEM to add modern lubrication to the bill-of-material when you purchase equipment from him? Have you ever thought...

Drew Troyer

Yogi Berra and Ted Williams, two of baseball’s greatest figures, both said in their own way that one’s brain plays a huge role in hitting a baseball effectively - an act that appears to be...

Phil Ramsey

Sometime last year, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the number of registered vehicles in the United States passed 200 million.1 Looking at the photograph in this...

Roland J. Bishop, Dow Chemical Company G.E. Totten, G.E. Totten & Associates LLC

Hydraulic fluid performance, including water-glycols (W/G), depends on the chemical composition of the fluid and cleanliness. This article presents an overview of the effect of W/G fluid chemistry...

William Birch

The best reason to regularly change the engine oil and filter is to prolong engine life. Contaminants in engine oil come from a variety of sources. In a gasoline engine, the oil is contaminated...

Noria Corporation Nicolas Samman, Petro-Canada

How clean is ‘clean enough’ for grease lubricants destined for industrial equipment? Noria promotes the proposition that solid contaminant levels should be driven as low as necessary to...

Martin Williamson

Health and safety are priorities for food, drink and drug manufacturers. Standards of cleanliness and hygiene are as important on the shop room floor as in hospital operating rooms.

Noria Corporation

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) conducts a national survey of various job duties, sorting average hourly compensation on the basis of a job level determined by nine categories....

Abbas Vijlee, Schroeder Industries

It is desirable to assemble any component or system with clean parts in a controlled manufacturing environment. However, this may not always be possible. It is sometimes necessary for the entire...

Heinz P. Bloch, Process Machinery Consulting

Maintaining spares and redundant machinery in a prime state, ready for operation, can be a daunting proposition, particularly given that most of the planet is covered with a substance that...

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