Machinery Lubrication

Machinery Lubrication Sept Oct 2013

Machinery Lubrication magazine published by Noria Corporation

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Fundamentals Of Machinery Lubrication Automotive And Mobile Equipment Drive-line Lubricants • How to read a motor oil label – what really matters • The six critical objectives a motor oil must accomplish • Understanding API service classifications for engine and gear oils • The No.1 reason automatic transmission fluids fail and how to protect against it • Service classifications for automotive greases – how to select • Extending engine life – surprising engine oil filter study results Compressor Lubricants • Steps you can take right now to combat compressor lubricant failure • The most common compressor lubricant stressors • When to use synthetic compressor lubricants and why Steam And Gas Turbine Lubricants • Why turbine/generator lubricants are the No.1 contributor to forced outages • Comparing steam and gas turbine oils – how they differ • Checklist for best practice steam turbine lubrication Hydraulic Fluids • How to select the ideal hydraulic fluid viscosity for gear, vane and piston pumps • Nine key hydraulic fluid requirements and why they matter • Specific conditions that may require a synthetic hydraulic fluid • Fire-resistant hydraulic fluids – what you need to know • Hydraulic system maintenance best practices – 21-point checklist Contamination Control • Strategies for building reliability through contamination control • The seven most destructive contaminants and how to control them • Specific steps for managing a proactive lubricant management program • The ISO Solid Contaminant Code – understand it, track it • 10 ways to get more mileage out of portable filter carts • How dirt, metal particles and soot mechanically destroy machine surfaces • Guidelines for controlling machine surface fatigue and extending machine life • The No.1 cause of machine wear and how to manage it • How to set realistic cleanliness levels for lubricants • Effective lubricant contamination control strategies for extending machine life • 4 ways water contamination attacks lubricant additives • How to set limits for water-in-oil contamination • Managing the root causes of foam and aeration • Best practices for excluding and removing contaminants • The right way to control contamination in tanks and sumps • How oil filters are rated • Calculating the clean-up rate for portable filters • Best practices for removing water contamination from oil • The unique problems created by varnish – how to remove and stop it • Portable oil transfer and filter cart selection advice • How and where to store oil transfer and filter carts • Understanding and managing lubricant storage life • Keeping grease fresh – best practices for storage Design And Inspect for Lube Excellence • World-class strategies for accessorizing equipment for lubrication excellence • Seven critical accessories for lubricant inspection and sampling • The right machine accessories for effective contamination control Used Oil Sampling And Analysis Fundamentals • What oil analysis can tell you • Types and categories of oil analysis Oil Drains, Flushing And Reservoir • Applications for oil analysis Management • Overview of oil analysis tests • How to optimize and extend oil change intervals • Elements of a successful oil analysis program • Interval vs. condition-based oil changes • How clean should oil sample bottles be? – pros and cons • How to find the best sampling locations • Metrics for monitoring lubricant consumption • Oil sampling valve and hardware recommendations • Best practices for oil changes • A quick method for optimizing sampling intervals • Know how and when to perform a flush • An oil sampling technique that ruins trending • The best procedures for oil draining and refilling • The importance of primary and secondary • How and when to use the bleed-and-feed strategy sampling points for extending oil drains • Advice for sampling hard-to-reach machines • Selecting the right cleaning and flushing procedures • How to properly sample circulating systems Storing, Handling And Managing Lubricants • Safe, effective high-pressure sampling from hydraulic systems • How to set up a world-class lube room • How to know when to reject a new oil delivery Essential Field Inspections • 12 questions your oil filter will answer about your machine • How to implement a lubricant consolidation • Visual inspections you can get big results from program and select suppliers right now • Used lubricant storage, handling and disposal best • Quick tips for using scent, sound and touch to practices inspect lubricants • Bulk lubricant storage do's and don'ts • How to optimize your lubricant selection and procurement process • Guidelines for storing and handling drums • Lubricant dispensing options and what you must avoid • Lubricant coding and identification systems – what works and what doesn't Take This Course Online! Get Started Now Visit Enroll Today! Visit or call 800-597-5460 5

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