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2 14 20 28 32 40 44 AS I SEE IT How to Measure the Effectiveness of Condition Monitoring Overall Condition Monitoring Effectiveness (OCME) is a new macro metric that can enable you to measure the overall effectiveness of condition monitoring (inspection combined with technology-based condition monitoring) in detecting root causes and early detection of failure symptoms. HYDRAULICS 3 Ways to Reduce Hydraulic Shock Hydraulic shock occurs when oil rapidly starts or stops flowing in a hydraulic system. Learn three things you can do to greatly reduce the hydraulic shock in your systems and help to eliminate oil leakage at your plant. OIL ANALYSIS Building a Successful Maintenance Program Through Oil Analysis Moving a reactive or preventive maintenance program to one that predicts and avoids wear requires the right people, processes and technology, but the rewards will be well worth the effort. Discover how integrating oil analysis into an established maintenance program can yield great returns in the form of more reliable, longer- lasting equipment. More 30 BOOKSTORE 36 PRODUCT NEWS 39 TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE Editorial Features 26 GET TO KNOW 38 NOW ON MACHINERYLUBRICATION.COM Departments 22 ASK THE EXPERTS 24 PRODUCT SUPERMARKET LUBE-TIPS Our readers offer advice on a host of lubrication-related issues, including tips on checking makeup valves in oil sumps, sampling compressor oils, changing oil in large diesel engines, replacing filter elements, taking care of idle machiner y and avoiding costly bearing contamination. CASE STUDY Continuing the Journey to Lubrication Excellence Since winning the John R. Battle Award in 2012, the Nissan stamping plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, has continued its journey to lubrication excellence by emphasizing training and education. IN THE TRENCHES Why You Should Crosscheck Your Oil Analysis Lab Most oil analysis practitioners assume that the data coming from their laborator y is accurate and irrefutable, but this may not always be the case. TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION Lube Program Helps Anglo American Increase Asset Reliability See how the lubrication program at Anglo American's Minas-Rio mine has generated considerable cost savings thanks to reduced lubricant consumption, extended oil changes and avoided acqui- sitions due to oil filtering activities. July-August 2017 Contents 8 COVER STORY How to Change Your Lubrication Culture Find out how the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Eugene, Oregon, was able to change from a culture of overlubrication to best-practice lubrication through sharing of knowledge and application of predictive maintenance technologies.

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