Practicing Oil Analysis January 2000

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

Most people actively engaged in our field know that there are very few test standards that relate to “used” oil analysis. Yet, at last count, there were more than 200 commercial laboratories...

Jim Fitch

When it comes to oil analysis and lubrication, it goes without saying that execution beats brilliance. And, this execution does not mean a single high-impact feat. Instead, it is a continuous...

In the 1970s, the U.S. military was embroiled in the Vietnam war. The thick foliage of Southeast Asia made motorized land carriers ineffective and the UH-1H helicopter (Huey) became the combat...

G. Colaiacovo, G. Staniewski and H. Yan

INTRODUCTION Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is the largest Canadian utility operating nuclear, thermal and hydraulic units. Currently, OPG is implementing a Predictive Maintenance (PdM)...

Robert M. Gresham, STLE

Reliability Maintenance is an often-overworked term, but nevertheless the concept is one of increasing importance in our industrial world today. The philosophy was derived from the quality...

Drew Troyer

Starting, Expanding or Even Keeping an Oil Analysis Program Depends Upon Your Ability to Create Value and Express it in the Language of Management. More than any single factor, growth in the...

Economic and environmental considerations, coupled with advances in technology, are leading to increased use of oil analysis to monitor and maintain equipment. In particular, organizations...

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