Practicing Oil Analysis March 2005

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Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

If cleaner motor oil extends engine service life, why aren’t labs reporting particle counts? Anyone who has worked in an oil analysis lab knows the challenges of counting and sizing...

Noria Corporation

The game of Poker, and No Limit Texas Hold’em in particular, has taken the gambling world by storm. People all over the world are playing the game in casinos as well as on-line. Professional...

Puliyur Madhavan, Pall Corporation Neal C. Werner, Pall Corporation

The extension of service life of hydraulic fluids and lubricants can significantly reduce environmental pollution resulting from a reduction in fluid disposal quantities. The economic benefits...

J. Brad Harrelson, Savannah River Site J. Mike Weiksner, Savannah River Site

K-Reactor at the Savannah River Site The Savannah River Site is located in the southeastern coastal area of South Carolina near the Savannah River, and operates as a U.S. government...

Susanne Beyer-Faiss, Dr. Tillwich GmbH Werner Stehr, Horb, Germany

Choosing the correct lubricant for micromechanical parts is not easy, because the parts to be lubricated are very small. As a result, lubricants with specific profiles are needed, especially in...

L. Markova, Metal-Polymer Research Institute N. Myshkin, Metal-Polymer Research Institute A. Grigoriev, Metal-Polymer Research Institute

Wear debris generation in a tribosystem is a result of various interrelated factors. Debris formed from surface interaction is a valuable source of information on wear mechanism and mode. Particle...

Tom Jendzurski, SKF Bob Errichello, Analysts

Situation From a posting on our Noria message boards… On a EUCLID EH 1600 haul truck, a rigid-frame truck used in topsoil and stripping activities, the differential pinion bearing failed,...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation Sabrin Gebarin, Noria Corporation

Spherical wear particles discovered in microscopic fatigue cracks in the balls of ball bearings (3,500x magnification). Spherical particles have been found in microscopic analysis in...

Stanhope-Seta has developed Multiflash to provide users with a low-cost, automatic instrument designed to conduct tests in conformity to the Pensky Martens, Abel, Tag, Cleveland and Equilibrium...

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