Machinery Lubrication April 2016

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Thomas L. Lantz

Machine failures are the bane of every maintenance department. Determining their exact cause can also be rather difficult. The equipment failures discussed in this article defied quick solut…

Matt McMahon, TestOil

The ability to interpret oil analysis results is crucial for guiding decisions about preventive maintenance activities. Having someone in your organization who can pick up a report and inter…

Alan Dellinger, GPM Hydraulic Consulting

Hydrostatic drives are used in a variety of applications throughout all types of industries. They are sometimes referred to as hydrostatic transmissions. Anytime one or more hydraulic motors…

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Oil analysis can’t fix a failed machine. That’s what mechanics do. It can provide pre-failure alerts, both cautionary and critical. If a root cause is detected, such as the wrong oil, dirty …

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

Changing from reactive to proactive maintenance requires a different way of thinking, executing and managing. When designed, implemented and managed effectively, proactive maintenance result…

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

As oil breaks down, a variety of issues can arise, including gelation. This is when the oil is no longer fluid and resists flow. As you can imagine, this leads to poor lubrication and potent…

Michael C. Brown, Noria Corporation

The world of lubrication is filled with many and varied lubricant types, and not all of them should be treated in a cavalier manner. In fact, most lubricants should be handled with care and …

Noria Corporation

Seeking professional certification is a common practice for people in all types of industries worldwide, and for good reason. Certification signifies an individual’s expertise and training t…

Keith Haukereid initially discovered how important oil analysis is for troubleshooting engines while serving as a mechanic. Now that he works as an oil analyst for Peabody Energy’s North Ant…

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