Developing a Balanced Approach to Contamination Control

Mark Barnes | Vice President, Des-Case
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Does your contamination control program feel like a game of where as soon as you solve one problem another one arises? Have you considered relaxing contamination control targets because you can’t achieve the level of fluid cleanliness many experts recommend? Do you continually change or filter oil only to find the oil is just as dirty in the next oil sample? If any of these scenarios hold true for you, maybe your contamination control policy is not in balance. In this impactful webinar, we will explain how “textbook” best practice can become reality through the application of a balanced approach to contamination control.


Mark Barnes leads the company’s reliability services team, helping customers identify opportunities for improvements to their industrial lubrication programs through training, consulting, and product solutions. Mark has 25 years of experience in the fields of lubrication management, oil analysis, and contamination control, and has published more than 175 technical articles and whitepapers. Mark is frequently invited to share his subject matter expertise at conferences around the globe and has worked with a number of blue-chip companies, including Chevron, DuPont, Alcoa, ExxonMobil, Goodyear, Cargill, International Paper, General Mills and the U.S. Army to extend asset life through precision lubrication.

Prior to joining Des-Case, Mark was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Services for Noria Corporation, a global leader in lubrication and oil analysis training and consulting. Mark holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP).


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Mark Barnes Vice President, Des-Case

Mark Barnes serves as Vice President of the Des-Case Reliability Services team. In this role, Mark and his team of lubrication experts help educate end-users on the value of precision lubrication to asset reliability and provide support to help asset intensive company’s change the way they perform lubrication.