Machinery Lubrication October 2013

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Noria Corporation

Recently, I have visited several plants with oil analysis programs that have ranged from non-existent to fairly robust. The common problem in all of them was that there was no sampling or testing...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Every plant should have the goal of achieving reliability at the lowest possible cost. The reliability we seek is “optimized” reliability. This is attained through human intervention. You could say...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

A well-designed and properly executed lubrication program can provide significant fiscal opportunities for your plant. When developing lubrication programs for its customers, Noria uses a phased...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

One of the greatest opportunities I have as a technical consultant is the chance to walk through various plants around the world. I have visited power plants, food-processing plants,...

Pat Henning, Spectro, Inc. Ray Garvey, Emerson Process Management

Personnel who carry out machinery health inspections at industrial plants today generally follow pre-defined inspection routes. This “walking-the-beat” approach has proven to be effective for...

Craig Jennings, TRI Transmission & Bearing Corp.

Equipment manufacturers generally provide guidelines on how oil should be maintained for reliable operation. Because components have little tolerance for contamination or oxidation, frequent oil...

Jason Sowards, Noria Corporation

According to the results of Machinery Lubrication's 2013 salary survey, lubrication professionals are earning more, are more satisfied with their jobs and consider their jobs more secure than a...

Noria Corporation

Name: Donald Jones Age: 62 Title: Predictive Systems Specialist Years of Service: 33 years Company: Citizens Energy Group Location: Indianapolis, Ind. . Having...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

This article is the fourth part of a series of “anatomy” lessons within Machinery Lubrication. In this issue, the various modes by which wear debris is created will be examined along with the...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

As part of its mission to dignify the careers of lubrication and oil analysis professionals, the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) has developed an awards program dedicated to...

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