Machinery Lubrication September 2005

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

In the world of maintenance, there are two kinds of companies - those who are modernizing their maintenance programs and those who will. Companies on the trailing edge face one of two risks...

Noria Corporation

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Brendan Casey

Leaks rank No. 1 in the list of most common maintenance issues involving hydraulic equipment. While not a new problem, the real cost of hydraulic oil leaks to industry - which include makeup fluid,...

Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation

Oil filtration in automotive and industrial machinery is essential to achieving optimum performance, reliability and longevity. Lubricant cleanliness is highly important and lubrication...

Ken Brown, Utility Service Associates

Making good environmental lubricant choices does not have to compromise equipment reliability or functionality. This article discusses several options to consider.

Randell Powers, Bama Companies, Inc.

Bama Companies Inc. manufactures pies, biscuits and dough products for sale directly to consumers, as well as ingredients for other products. Bama Foods Ltd., Bama Frozen Dough and Bama Pie...

Patrick J. Smith, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Helical gears are used to reduce the speed of centrifugal compressors and turbines to match nominal motor and generator speeds. Proper lubrication and cooling are critical to the successful...

Noria Corporation

How do you know if you’re using the right grease? You might be using a high-quality grease. You may have put a lot of effort and money into selecting the best quality grease in the pursuit of...

Michael Khonsari, Louisiana State University E.R. Booser, Analysts

With improvements in oil formulations, oil mist lubrication systems are becoming increasingly popular in a variety of applications where only limited oil feed supply is required. Examples include...

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