Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication Sept Oct 2015

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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16 | September - October 2015 | NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM How to Change a Base Oil's Viscosity To get base oils with specific viscosi- ties, different fractions or base stocks are mixed together in different ratios. The addition of various additives will have an impact on the fluid's final viscosity. Check out this article on the ML site to understand how some additives such as pour-point depressants and viscosity index improvers can be added specifically for the purpose of adjusting the viscosity of the finished lubricant at specific temperatures. Implementing World-Class Oil Analysis The oil in your machines is talking, but are you listening? While many organiza- tions have an oil analysis program in place, most do not take full advantage of the valuable information it can provide. Access this 2-minute, 37-second video to discover the importance of implementing a world- class oil analysis program as well as the necessary steps to ensure your program supports your reliability strategies. Controlling Contamination in Dusty Environments In harsh environments, one of the most cost-effective measures is to make every attempt possible to seal the equipment. Remember, the cost of excluding a gram of dirt is often stated as being one-tenth the cost of removing it later. Learn how this can be achieved through the use of several accessories by reading this article on the ML site. Dangers of Using the Wrong Lubricant Viscosity and Volume Energy is often wasted due to the misapplication of lubricants. A common problem is mismatching the lubricant viscosity to the machine's requirements. Access this 1-minute, 24-second video to find out what can happen when too much viscosity is added as well as the dangers of applying too much grease and oil. Best Method for Receiving Turbine Oil The preferred method for receiving oil will be different from one location to the next and is completely situational, depending on volume, storage consid- erations, supplier availability and other factors. Read this article on the ML site to become aware of the risks or concerns of each method so you can make the best decision for your particular application. is the place to turn for white papers on a host of lubrication-related topics. Here's a sampling of the latest white papers that are currently available for download: • Benefits and Challenges of Remote Condition Monitoring Technology • Hydraulic Particle Counter Sample Preparation • How to Extend Equipment Life with Cleaner Lubricants • 5-Step Shaft Alignment Procedure Check out the full list of white papers by visiting www.Machinery- and clicking on the "White Papers" link. of lubrication professionals use funnels for topping up machines at their plant, according to a recent survey at FEATURED WHITE PAPERS FIND MORE GREAT ARTICLES AND CONTENT FROM Machinery Lubrication magazine online. From Web exclusives and industry news to videos, white papers, buyer's guides and more, everything that relates to machinery lubrication is available now on 45 %

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