Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication Sept Oct 2013

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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Contents 10 COVER STORY 5 Common Lubrication Problems and How to Fix Them Several recurring lubrication issues are widespread throughout all of industry. Find out what the most common problems are and how they should be resolved. September-October 2013 2 34 AS I SEE IT 2013 SALARY SURVEY 5 Factors to Consider When Setting Oil Cleanliness Targets Higher Salaries Spur Optimism Among Lubrication Professionals When establishing oil cleanliness targets, several essential factors must be considered, including criticality, environment severity, contaminant tolerance, proactive maintenance and predictive maintenance. According to the results of Machinery Lubrication's recent salary survey, lubrication professionals are earning more, are more satisfied with their jobs and consider their jobs more secure than a year ago. 6 18 20 40 26 54 FROM THE FIELD LESSONS IN LUBRICATION Implementing a Best-Practice Lubrication Program Discover the key elements for implementing best-practice lubrication programs, such as product evaluation, procurement, installation, etc. LUBE-TIPS Our readers provide excellent advice on a host of lubrication-related issues, including hot gearbox problems. OIL ANALYSIS The Benefits of Route-Based Oil Analysis With the development of certain handheld tools, it is now feasible to perform route-based oil analysis within a short amount of time right at the sampling point. While frequent oil sampling and monitoring are usually performed when equipment is online, little attention is often paid to oil quality when equipment is shut down for a maintenance outage or on standby. 38 GET TO KNOW 48 NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM 50 CERTIFICATION NEWS Is Your Company a Good Candidate for the Gill or Battle Award? By reviewing the awards criteria and examining the previous winners to see which attributes their programs have in common, you can determine whether your company is a good candidate for one of the ICML awards. Why You Should Sample and Test New Oil How Oil Quality Changes During Startup Editorial Features Wear debris analysis offers an excellent way to reveal the root cause of a problem along with the level of damage. Learn the different wear particle types, shapes and origins, as well as the best ways to monitor, analyze and respond to the various kinds of wear debris. BACK PAGE BASICS TURBINE LUBRICATION More Anatomy of Wear Debris Many organizations with oil analysis programs do not sample or test new oil upon receipt. Understand why this should be done not only to ensure that the oil ordered is the oil received but also to establish a baseline for subsequent testing to monitor the oil's condition. Departments 16 PRODUCT NEWS 24 PRODUCT SUPERMARKET 32 TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE 46 CROSSWORD PUZZLER 47 BOOKSTORE

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