Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication March April 2019

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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How Lubricants Can Drive Savings and Productivity Machine failures create a ripple effect of costs and productivity loss. Some of these issues can be mitigated by choosing a high-performance lubricant — one that can withstand time and harsh environments. Read this article on the ML site to learn how the added expenditure of high-performance lubricants can be recovered through reduced breakdowns, downtime and maintenance costs. Lubrication Myth: Any Grease Will Do Access this 1-minute, 22-second video to better understand the different industry myths and misconceptions when it comes to mounted bearing installation and maintenance. One common lubrication myth is that any grease will do. is is false because not all types of grease are the same. Some greases are incompatible because of the different thickeners or soaps used. Understanding Lubricant Churning Lubricant churning is one of the more common factors that affects both bearings and gears. It occurs when the bearing or gear must churn through the lubricant as it performs its regular task. Check out this article on the ML site to find out how choosing the right lubricant and ensuring the appropriate lubricant level can give your equipment the best chance for error-free operation. Questions to Ask When Sourcing an Automatic Greaser Access this 3-minute, 37-second video to hear some of the questions you should be asking whenever you source an automatic greasing system. Questions include what type of operating system best suits your needs, does the system have high-pressure grease fittings on each individual point, does the reservoir have a revolving paddle or a follower plate on top of the grease, does the system include guarding and steel tubing, etc. How to Manage Lubrication Information Information management is a key factor in the success of a maintenance and reliability program. It is also one of the most challenging aspects due to its complexity. Discover what a proper management system should include as well as why good information management must start with a robust database and detailed work procedures by reading this article on the ML site. ML MachineryLubrication. com 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: • Detection of Abnormal Wear Particles in Hydraulic Fluids via Electro- magnetic Sensor and Particle Imaging Technologies • How Can a Remote Monitoring Platform Revamp Your PdM Process? • Gas Turbine Align- ment in Less Than an Hour with the ROTALIGN Touch • 3 Steps to an Effec- tive Contamination Control Program Check out the full list of white papers by visiting MachineryLubrication. com and clicking on the "White Papers" link. FEATURED WHITE PAPERS BY THE NUMBERS Find more great ar ticle s and content f rom M achin er y Lubric ation magazin e onlin e. From web exclusive s and indus tr y n ews to vide os , white pap er s , buyer 's guide s and more, ever y thing that relate s to machin er y lubric ation is available now on w w w. M achin er yLubric ation .com . 50 % of lubrication professionals believe their plant is not doing an adequate job with lubrication, according to a recent survey at Machinery- NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM www . | March - April 2019 | 37

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