Is increasing oil cleanliness on your 2021 to-do list? Oil contamination continues to be one of the biggest causes of component failure and productivity declines. Oil cleanliness starts at the beginning with inspecting and filtering your new and incoming oil.
- Bernie Hall
More than 300 million electric motors are used in infrastructure, large buildings, and industry globally. These motors account for about 2/3rds of the industrial power consumption. Electricity is required in almost all areas of the plant to provide the driving force that either operates the equipment that produces the products or provides the services that the plant’s equipment was built to perform..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
As much as 70% of all premature machine failures can be attributed to contamination. To prevent these failures, it is important to purify the new oil as it comes into the facility and then keep it clean throughout its life. By establishing an ISO code cleanliness goal and maintaining it, you will extend the life of the oil and the equipment..
- Preston Rubottom
- Lubrication Engineers, Inc
How clean are the lubricants at your plant? Are you sure? Geoff Manley gives some tips on contamination control…
- Geoff Manley
- Lubrication Engineers Pty Ltd
Due to limited time and tight schedules, major outages require many resources and are often stressful processes. While many companies focus on reactive maintenance because of a culture built decades ago, a small perspective change toward a proactive approach can provide enormous value to equipment reliability and uptime.
- Ed Duda
An antifriction bearing generally has 4 major components. In this case study we will discuss how brass cages are better in a highly dusty & contaminated poor lubrication condition...
- Akhil jeet Rathore
- Indorama Petrochemicals & Fertilizers
When Scott Fischer, Maintenance Manager, joined Basic American Foods, he recognized that the Blackfoot Basic American Foods plant was in need of a dedicated lubricant storage and handling process and products to support his reliability program goals.
- Mark Barnes
So what does it really mean to increase lubricant cleanliness? We read various articles and textbooks that talk about how increasing the cleanliness of an in-service oil will increase the life of a component and the lubricant, but how do we make that happen...
- Mark Barnes