Machinery Lubrication October 2014

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After several years of encouraging numbers and growth, the results of Machinery Lubrication’s 2014 salary survey reveal a slight downturn in income levels for lubrication professionals in the...

Suzy Hitchcock, ICML

Since winning the 2008 John R. Battle award for excellence in machinery lubrication, Eli Lilly and Co. has continued to develop its lubrication program not only in the United States but around the...

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

Oil analysis is an excellent tool that can be used to direct maintenance decisions. However, if you have not chosen the proper test slate, it is wasted time and money. Therefore, one of the first...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Reliability and lubrication excellence are behavioral sciences. Bearings don’t just die; they’re murdered by people. What can change behavior? It requires awareness and know-how. Imagine two...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

Many companies thrive on financial performance metrics. Share price, earnings per share and return on net assets are taught religiously in every business school. This information is used to assess...

Steffen Bots, OELCHECK GmbH

What lubricates more efficiently, oil or grease? More than 95 percent of all components are lubricated with oil, not because it lubricates better but because it has a wider variety of properties....

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

How fast can your car go with a full tank of gas as opposed to just one gallon of gas? It would be practically the same, right? Not only would the car drive just as fast, but unless you want...

Victor D. Manriquez, IPEMAN

Many organizations manually collect and store data relating to equipment inspections and repairs. This data is frequently stored in the most accessible place for maintenance personnel - their...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Most facilities utilize some type of platform from which lubrication tasks are performed and documented. The most common documentation for lubrication tasks is that of the PM. Unfortunately,...

Mark A. Tarbet, Luminant Power

Journal bearings play a critical role in equipment with large and high-speed rotating components. They primarily are used in machines with more than 500 horsepower and that operate at speeds of...

Noria Corporation

Name: William H. Miller Age: 50 Job Title: Senior Engineering Technician Company Name: Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. (IKEC) Location: Madison, Ind. Length of Service: 24...

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