Machinery Lubrication April 2014

Featured Article

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Across industry, great emphasis is placed on the handling and application of lubricants from the moment they arrive at a facility to the time they are introduced into service. However, proper...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

The International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) awards were created to recognize excellence in the application of machinery lubrication and oil analysis in end-user programs. Therefore,...

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

There are few certainties in life, but one of them is that lubricants leak. Regardless of how much effort is made to guard against leakage, it still occurs. In many industries, this isn’t...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

In a previous issue of Machinery Lubrication, I discussed the concept of Overall Machine Criticality (OMC) and its importance on a wide range of decisions relating to machinery lubrication and oil...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

How confident are you in your oil analysis data? Are you using it to make critical decisions about machine maintenance, production or shutdown schedules and machine rebuilds? How can you be sure...

Alejandro Meza, Noria Corporation Chris Christenson, Noria Corporation

Through the years, Noria has seen many cases in which world-class lubrication practices were implemented successfully as well as unsuccessfully. One of the key factors in determining the success or...

Dr. Martin Völtz

Following criticism of the Coordinating European Council’s well-known biodegradability test (CEC-L-33-A-93) for its use of hazardous solvents, and with alternative tests not designed for testing...

Brent Miley John Shinn Jr. Jack R. Nicholas Jr.

While many companies are perfectly satisfied with the performance of their outsourced predictive maintenance (PdM) programs, some do not get the desired results for the time and money expended....

Tyler Housel, Inolex Chemical Co.

The lubricant industry generally treats synthetic esters as a monolithic class of Group V base oils with well-defined properties. It is not difficult to find a chart that lists esters as having...

Name: Frank Durham    Age: 44 Title: Lubrication and Ultrasound Technician Years of Service: 10 years Company: Central Motor Wheel of America Location: Paris,...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

The methods and tools used to extract an oil sample are crucial for quality oil analysis. These would include sample valves, transfer tubing, suction devices and anything that facilitates...

Create your survey with SurveyMonkey