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Machinery Lubrication March-April 2020

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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www . | March - April 2020 | 35 Poor Lubrication Program: A Recipe for Equipment Failure Nothing is more harmful to equipment reliability than the combination of a poor lubrication program and an untrained lube technician. Read this article on the ML site to discover how companies lose millions of dollars every day in terms of lost production and main- tenance costs due to breakdowns that could have been avoided through better lubrication practices. 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 hear what can happen when too much viscosity is added as well as the dangers of applying too much grease and oil. Guidelines for Maintaining Lubricant Quality As an essential part of manufac- turing equipment and their related processes, lubricants must be moni- tored. Find out how you can use lubricant testing and oil condition monitoring to obtain a quality assess- ment of the lubricants in your machinery, engines and other similar systems by reading this article on the ML site. Implementing World-Class Oil Analysis e oil in your machines is talking, but are you listening? While many organizations have an oil anal- ysis program in place, most do not take full advantage of the valuable information it can provide. Access this 2-minute, 37-second video to learn the importance of implementing a world-class oil analysis program as well as the necessary steps to ensure your program supports your reliability strategies. Advice for Greasing Electric Motor Bearings Many different t e c h n o l o g i e s can be used for greasing electric motor bearings. Check out this article on the ML site to get a better understanding of why it is important to va lidate and f i ne -t u ne you r current frequen- cies for lubrication activities, regard- less of the method you choose. 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: • Keeping Your Lubrication Program in the Crosshairs • 3 Approaches to Ultrasound-Assisted Lubrication • 5 Steps to Rid Your Lubricants of Contamination Stress • Global Filter Offers High-Capacity, High-Efficiency Filtration to Protect Mining Equipment 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 . 68 % of lubrication professionals say overgreasing is a problem at their plant, according to a recent survey at NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM

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