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Machinery Lubrication July - August 2022

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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20 | July - August 2022 | www . LUBE-TIPS Th e " Lub e -Tips " se c tion of M a ch i n e r y Lu b ricatio n magazin e feature s innovative ideas submit te d by our rea der s . Wipe it Clean When viewing sight glasses, always wipe the glass off with a white grease rag and then turn the rag over and hold the clean side opposite the side you are viewing. e white background lets you see the oil more clearly. - Joe Parker, Maintenance Lubricator; Mueller Water Products Expand Your Palette Color code your grease fittings with plastic caps. At my facility, we have white for high speed (heavy)grease, red for regular (slow speed) grease and blue for electrical. Plastic caps are relatively cheap and easy to identify. - Kevin Keith; Blue Buffalo Start the Countdown Put the date that a consumable item (spin-on filter, automatic lubricator, etc.) should be changed instead of the date of installation. For replacement purposes, it is easier to recognize a date coming up than to add time to a past date. ML - Kevin Keith; Blue Buffalo Have Some Tips? Did You Know ? If you have a tip to share, email it to e ditor@ noria .com . Additional tips c an b e found in our Lub e -Tips email n ewslet ter. To re ceive th e Lub e -Tips n ewslet ter, subscrib e now at M achin er yLubric ation .com .

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