Machinery Lubrication February 2017

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Brian Thorp, Seminole Electric

Thirty years without a complete oil change usually would be considered impossible. Discover how the Seminole Electric Cooperative near Jacksonville, Florida, was able to extend the life of t…

Rich Wurzbach, MRG Labs

Grease technology has changed significantly over the years, and there are many examples of performance that contradict several widely used compatibility charts. Find out how you can determin…

Jack Weeks, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Hydrostats are often misunderstood, and mistaking them for pressure-reducing valves is not uncommon. Learn how using a hydrostat module effectively converts a proportional valve to a pressur…

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

There are no scientific instruments, sensors, algorithms or computers that can outperform the eyes and mind of a human inspector.

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

All lubricants contain a base oil. It serves as the foundation of the lubricant before it is blended with additives or a thickener in the case of a grease. But how do you know which base oil…

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

For an effective oil analysis program, it is critical to sample and test new oils upon receipt. Discover how to properly sample new lubricants as well as which tests should be conducted onsi…

Garrett Bapp, Noria Corporation

There are many considerations when selecting an oil for your motorcycle. Learn the basics for what makes a great motorcycle oil and what you should be looking for when purchasing.

During his 30-year career at Dow Chemical in Argentina, Roberto Cerra has worked in the company’s technical office, as a maintenance scheduler and work coordinator as well as a coordinator o…

Suzy Hitchcock, ICML

The International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) recently announced changes to its board of directors. See how the journeys of past and present board members show the benefits of b…

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