Archive | July, 2008

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The Fundamentals: How To Begin A Training Program

Tough economic times or not, no company can afford to ignore or short-change training for the true backbone of its maintenance organization. If one of your loved ones needed surgery, would you entrust his/her health and safety to a handy, but virtually untrained doctor? If you needed to make a trip by air, would you […]

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The Fundamentals: Fundamental Solutions

New Line Of High-Performance Specialty Chemicals Klein Tools has introduced a new line of highperformance specialty chemicals including, among other things: Multi-Purpose Penetrant Lubricant – For use on screws, tools, motors, hinges, bearings, gears, relays, starters and generators, it penetrates through rust and corrosion and quickly loosens frozen nuts and bolts to ensure free and […]

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The Fundamentals: Installation Errors Shorten Bearing Life

Bearings are among the most critical components in your equipment. Be nice to them. Extra nice. Installation and mounting errors are responsible for 27% of all bearing failures, second only to lubrication problems (see Fig. 1). Most installation errors can be avoided through proper training, correct procedures and selection of products with design features that […]

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The Fundamentals: How To Begin A Training Program

Tough economic times or not, no company can afford to ignore or short-change training for the true backbone of its maintenance organization. If one of your loved ones needed surgery, would you entrust his/her health and safety to a handy, but virtually untrained doctor? If you needed to make a trip by air, would you […]

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Problem Solvers

Viscous Tapping Fluid Rustlick RTD is a premium tapping fluid for the most demanding reaming, tapping and drilling operations, including jobs with high strength steel, titanium and stainless steel. This thick brown fluid has been formulated with extreme pressure additives that fortify water-based coolants instead of contaminating them like traditional tapping fluids. It significantly reduces […]

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LMT News

News of people and events important to the Lubrication Management community TRICO CORPORATION ACQUIRES PREDICT USA Trico has purchased Predict USA, of Cleveland, OH, a leading provider of predictive condition monitoring technologies including ferrography, lubricant analysis and vibration analysis. The acquisition will allow Trico to bring oil analysis and monitoring services in house and now […]

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On-Site Infrared Analysis For Lubrication Condition Monitoring Anywhere!

Lubricating fluids degrade over time depending on various external and internal influences, including type and age of equipment, ambient temperature and humidity and degree of use and load on equipment, etc. It is well established that monitoring the health of lubricating fluids is an important and necessary part of high-value machinery maintenance. The traditional approach […]

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Part II: How Clean Is The New Oil In Your Equipment?

How much do you know about the blending process and its effect on oil cleanliness? Is that where the trouble starts? There are many different lubricant blenders in the U.S.—some very large and some small. In this series, the general practices of large, major oil company blenders and some of the medium-size specialty lubricant suppliers […]

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