Machinery Lubrication June 2014

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Suzy Jamieson, ICML

The Sinclair refinery in south-central Wyoming has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) John R. Battle Award for excellence in the...

Loren Green, Noria Corporation

Before joining Noria as a technical consultant, I served in the U.S. Navy where I was stationed aboard the USS Saratoga and assigned to the oil lab. Prior to placing equipment into operation...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

For most plants, condition monitoring consists of multiple technologies that are cobbled together in an attempt to enhance machine reliability. Clearly, these efforts are founded in good...

Jeremy Wright, Noria Corporation

What is the biggest hurdle when trying to implement a reliability or lubrication program? Is it funding or obtaining approval from upper management? Or maybe it’s that you have no idea where to...

Jonathan McNees, Sinclair Wyoming Refining Co.

A little more than a year ago, the Sinclair Wyoming Refining Co. recognized the need to change its current lubrication practices in order to remain profitable and maintain its position as an...

Alejandro Meza, Noria Corporation

Many organizations struggle when implementing a lubrication program because they have a partial vision of the program’s scope or because they have no formal change-management plan. However, an...

Andy Sitton , Focuslab Thanant Sirisithichote, Focuslab

Several obstacles may be encountered when attempting to measure varnish in turbine or rust and oxidation (R&O) inhibited lubricating oils. Despite the recently published varnish potential test...

Wes Cash, Noria Corporation

Great emphasis has been placed on contamination control within lubricating systems. By limiting the amount of contaminants entering the lubricant, you can effectively extend the life of the...

Noria Corporation

Industry experts, decision-makers and practitioners from around the world recently gathered for Noria Corporation’s 15th annual Reliable Plant Conference and Exhibition held April 22-24, 2014,...

Noria Corporation

Name: Mark Crooks Age: 59 Title: Mechanical Foreman Years of Service: 34 years Company: SaskPower Location: Saskatchewan, Canada Four years ago, a change in management...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Oil analysis plays a critical role in a lubrication program, allowing you to have confidence in the quality of the lubricant in a machine and to analyze the health of the machine in its current...

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