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Machinery Lubrication September-October 2019

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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10 Hydraulic Reliability Checks You Probably Aren't Making When most people think of preventive mainte- nance and reliability procedures for a hydraulic system, regularly changing fi lters and checking the oil level are the only things considered. However, proper reliability checks should be done with the system running under normal operating conditions. Discover which checks are vital for preventing equipment failures and downtime by reading this article on the ML site. How to Improve Desiccant Breather Life Desiccant breathers can be attached to any reser- voir, drum of oil or any piece of equipment that needs clean, dry air going into it. In humid or wet environments, these breathers may not last very long. Access this 1-minute, 51-second video at Machinery- to get a better understanding of how breathers work along with some simple things you can do to increase their service life. Overcoming the Most Common Lubrication Misconceptions W hich lubric ation m i s c o n c e p t i o n s a r e hurting your operations? It's well worth your time to fi nd the answers. Read this article on the ML site to fi nd out how addressing lubrication issues can provide any industrial facility with signifi cant fi nancial opportunities and a rapid return on investment. Advice for Quality Oil Sampling While most people recognize the value of oil analysis, many do not understand why oil sampling procedures are so critical. If sampling is not performed correctly, the integrity of the oil sample can be aff ected. Access this 2-minute, 15-second video at Machinery- to comprehend the importance of proper oil sampling techniques as well as the two main objectives you must achieve to obtain a quality, representative sample. Ensuring Proper Lubrication for Heavily Loaded Gears Gears can be among the highest loaded components in any facility. ey are used to transfer power to different angles, i n c r e a s e /d e c r e a s e speed and improve the mechanical advantage of the driving component. Check out this article on the ML site to learn how it is possible to load gears higher than what was originally planned even when the load transmitted is well within the established safety limits. 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: • Hear Failure From Miles Away • Industrial Vibration Sensor Selection Made Easy • e Trifecta of Motor Maintenance 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 Machin 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 . 40 % of lubrication professionals say their oil analysis program does not monitor additive health, according to a recent survey at NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM www . | September - October 2019 | 35

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