Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication Sept Oct 2013

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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Fundamentals Of Machinery Lubrication Course Outline Join This List Of World-class Companies That Have Benefited From Noria Training 3M Alabama Power Alcoa Alumax Ameren American Electric Power ArcelorMittal Archer Daniels Midland Barrick Goldstrike BHP Boeing Boise Cascade BP Cargill Castrol Caterpillar Centralia Mining Chevron Citgo Clopay ConAgra Foods ConocoPhillips Constellation Energy Dow Chemical Dow Corning DTE Energy DuPont Dynegy Eli Lilly Entergy ExxonMobil First Energy Florida Power Ford Motor Co. Formosa Plastics General Electric General Motors Geneva Steel Georgia Pacific Georgia Power Goodyear Great Lakes Chemical Harley-Davidson Holcim Honeywell Intel 4 Heinz Houston Metro Transit International Paper Invista John Deere Kinder Morgan Koch Industries Lockheed Martin Lukens Steel M&M Mars MillerCoors Michelin Mosaic Noranda Aluminum Nova Chemicals Owens Corning OxyChem Pacific Gas & Electric Peabody Energy Pfizer Powder River Coal PPG Industries Procter & Gamble Progress Energy Reliant Energy Rio Tinto Seattle Times Seminole Electric Shell Oil Southern Company Temple-Inland Texaco Texas Instruments Toyota TXU Energy Unilever U.S. Army U.S. Navy U.S. Postal Service USG Corporation Verso Paper Via Rail Canada Westinghouse Weyerhaeuser Whirlpool Willamette Industries How Lubrication Affects Machine Reliability • Financial benefits from achieving lubrication excellence • Four equipment maintenance strategies and when each applies • Important implementation steps to lubrication excellence Lubrication Fundamentals • Six important functions of lubricating oils • How oils and greases are formulated and why it is important • How friction is generated in lubricated machinery • The importance of oil film thickness and critical clearances Lubricating Grease Application Methods • How to protect against incompatible grease mixtures • Advantages and disadvantages of centralized lubrication systems • Best practices for greasing motor bearings • How to control pressure when greasing bearings • The unique problems caused by over-greasing – specific steps to eliminate • 3 critical instructions to give your electric motor rebuild shop • Comparing single- and multi-point lubrication options • How to calculate greasing intervals and quantity • Best practices for ultrasonic/sonic-based greasing Understanding Additives, Base Oils And Grease Thickeners • How lubricant properties irreparably change • Seven important physical properties of a base oil • The importance of API's five base oil categories • What causes grease to dry out and 18 ways to prevent it • How to detect the root causes of lubricant oxidation • When to select one of the six most commonly used synthetic base oils • How to use temperature to determine the right base oil for your machine • How to select grease thickeners for your application Lubricating Oil Application Methods Lubricant Performance Properties • Key additives that enhance lubricant performance • Viscosity grades, measurement and reporting • Why Viscosity Index is important • What causes oil viscosity to change and how to set monitoring limits • Lubricant performance tests and reporting – what you need to know • How water contamination generates other contaminants • How to control and eliminate aeration problems • How to select journal bearing viscosity based on speed Food-grade And Environment-friendly Lubricants • Important USDA requirements and government regulations for food-grade lubricants • What you need to know about food-grade additives, base oils and grease thickeners • Guidelines for food-grade lubricants • Best practice guidelines for storing spare gearboxes – lubrication matters! Enroll Today! Visit or call 800-597-5460 • Overview of oil lubrication methods and devices • How to use oil mist and other automatic lubrication methods • Using pressure spray methods for gearboxes • Best practices for the maintenance of grease guns and fittings • How to protect against problems caused by constant-level oilers • Overview of single-point direct lubrication systems Journal Bearing Lubricants • The 8 most common journal bearing lubrication problems Rolling-element Bearing Lubricants • The nine critical factors affecting rolling-element bearing lubricant selection • How to convert required operating temperature viscosity to ISO viscosity grades Gear Lubricants • 5 key requirements for gear oil • How to select the best viscosity for a gear lubricant • 10 conditions that may require synthetic gear lubricants • Lubrication best practices for enclosed gears – a 12-point checklist • Mastering the challenges of open gear lubrication

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