Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication May June 2016

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM When is a Lubricant Survey Warranted? A proper lubricant survey should take into account whether a sufficient lubricant specification has been chosen based on all the operational and environmental conditions. The most difficult part of the survey will be the collection of data for each machine's operating conditions and environmental influence. Read this article on the ML site to find out exactly what a lubricant survey should include and how often it should be conducted. How to Select the Right Motor Oil When choosing a motor oil for your vehicle, do you know what to look for or do you just buy the brand and viscosity grade that you want? Access this 1-minute, 53-second video to learn what the dif ferent symbols, letters and numbers on a quar t of oil mean so you can be sure to select the right lubricant for your next oil change. Combine Vibration and Oil Analysis for Better Equipment Monitoring Vibration is a power ful tool, as is oil anal- ysis. When you merge the two together, you get a much clearer picture of what is happening inside the machine and can better predict when a failure might occur. Discover why you shouldn't simply rely on a single predictive maintenance technology to monitor your equipment by reading this ar ticle on the ML site. The Power of Live-zone Oil Sampling World-class oil analysis programs focus on obtaining quality live-zone oil samples. Access this 2-minute, 30-second video to see what live-zone sampling involves as well as how it can provide the most representative oil sample and the best understanding of a machine's health. How to Improve Hydraulic Efficiency Hydraulic efficiency in terms of hydraulic fluid depends on a few factors, all of which relate to the viscosity of the fluid. Low viscosity results in a loss of volumetric effi- ciency, overheating and wear. High viscosity leads to poor mechanical efficiency, diffi- culty starting up and wear. Check out this article on the ML site to understand how to significantly improve the efficiency of your hydraulic equipment. 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: • Serve Your Lubricants Like You Would a Premium Beer • Why Supplemental Filters? • Precision Meets Connectivity • The Dirty Little Secret of New Oils Check out the full list of white papers by visiting www.Machinery- and clicking on the "White Papers" link. of lubrication professionals use the first-in/first-out (FIFO) lubricant rotation method 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 69 % 38 | May - June 2016 |

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