Practicing Oil Analysis January 2001

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

1. Begin by not reading this editorial. Most “old school” lube programs like to hold to the status quo. Editorials like this one threaten their comfort zone. After all, change takes guts . . . it...

Raymond Thibault, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties

Note from Editor This paper was presented at Practicing Oil Analysis 2000 International Conference and Exhibition and was published in the proceedings. Due to the popularity of this topic...

Dick Gangnon, JLM Systems Limited

Background The idea behind the OILmiser FILLorDRAIN dates back to the mid- 1970s. I was assigned the job of replacing a leaking cover gasket on a reservoir supplied to a local sawmill....

Bob Errichello, Geartech Jane Muller, Geartech

When an important gear failure occurs, someone becomes responsible for analyzing the failure, determining its cause and recommending a solution. A company can select its own engineer, an...

Drew Troyer

The International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) is pleased to introduce its first technical certification, the Level I Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA). The Level I MLA targets...

Bryan Debshaw, Analysts

POLARIS Laboratories, LLC, was formed by a unique group of individuals whose vast experience and expertise in the industry created a company focused on results. Founders Don Woods, Jeff...

Steve Reilly, Design Maintenance Systems, Inc.

Note From Editor: This paper was presented at the Practicing Oil Analysis 2000 Conference and Exhibition but not included in the proceedings. This version has been modified from the...

Martin Williamson

Establishing an oil analysis strategy is a fundamentally identical process whatever the industry. However, this leads to the perception that the implementation is a straightforward,...

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