Machinery Lubrication May 2009

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Paul V. Arnold, Noria Corporation

I absolutely love attending industry conferences. The networking. The energy. The idea-sharing. But what I enjoy more than anything else at these conferences is listening to the case studies....

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Countless times, I've devoted this column to stressing the virtues of contamination control. With each passing year, we seem to receive more and more user feedback detailing and validating the...

Noria Corporation

If you're a regular reader of Machinery Lubrication magazine, you're no doubt fully aware of the impact that solid contaminants can have on the reliability of lubricated machines. In fact, studies...

Drew Troyer

I have a small assignment for you maintenance managers and reliability engineers (the bulk of our readership). Import the task list from a typical scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) event into a...

Paul V. Arnold, Noria Corporation

Life may be, according to Forrest Gump, like a box of chocolates, but reliability is more akin to a bag of Doritos. Or, is it Cheetos? Ruffles, perhaps. Tostitos? Either way, once you get started,...

Brendan Casey

How many different types of hydraulic oil are taking up space in your oil store? If there's more than one, you're not alone. I often get questions from hydraulic equipment owners who'd like to...

Ashley Mayer

Oil analysis software has one primary function - to convey to the user, with a minimum of confusion and a maximum of efficiency, the state of a machine and its ability to continue to perform its...

Noria Corporation

There are four primary components to precision grease lubrication for bearings: lubricant selection, application method, the volume of lubricant to be delivered, and the frequency with which it is...

From September 1-3, Noria Corporation's RELIABLE PLANT 2009 conference in Columbus, Ohio, will host more than 100 educational sessions in five concurrent subject tracks: Lubrication Excellence,...

"Get to Know …" features a brief question-and-answer session with a Machinery Lubrication reader. These articles put the spotlight on industry professionals and detail some of the lubrication-related...

William Kersey

Each year at the National Lubricating Grease Institute annual meeting, technical papers are presented on various subjects dealing with the manufacturing of greases, innovations in testing of...

Suzy Jamieson, ICML

On May 6, the International Council for Machinery Lubrication held its first French-language certification exam at the Lonza Braine S.A. plant in Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium. The ICML Machine...

Noria Corporation

Over the years, dozens of articles have been written on the use of filter carts for decontaminating new and in-service oil. Though offline portable filtration for hydraulics or lubrication systems...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

A gear is a component within a transmission device that transmits rotational force to another gear or device. Depending on their construction and arrangement, geared devices can transmit forces at...

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