Archive | July, 2009

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July 15, 2009
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PRINT EDITION

Lubrication Management & Technology, the magazine for achieving efficiencies through practices and products, serves the business and technical information needs of engineers, managers, and technicians who design, troubleshoot and maintain lubrication and fluid power systems and buy and specify lubricants and fluids. Subscribe today!

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July 2, 2009
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How To Kill A Bearing

I continue to be amazed at the shameful way many plants abuse—make that “kill”—their bearings. Designed and lubricated in accordance with their actual operating conditions, bearings often outlive their parent machine’s usefulness. Unfortunately, there’s no thrill in this scenario. So, to bring in some excitement, we overload our equipment, speed it up, run it 24/7 […]

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July 1, 2009
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A New Performance Measure: Timed Production Effectiveness

  In the new world of multifunction manufacturing teams, limited resources, and relentless pressure on costs, managers are wrestling with three common issues: How to prioritize the use of limited resources. How to manage for optimum results. How to measure progress. If what you measure is what you get, perhaps we had better begin from […]

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July 1, 2009
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Problem Solvers

Reduce Costs With This New Mobile Diesel Gen Set Caterpillar has introduced a mobile diesel generator set to its line of towable compact products. Rated at 175 kW, the new XQ175, with a fuel-efficient Cat® C6.6 engine, offers ease of use and improved monitoring. The control panel is collocated with the distribution panel. Analog gauges […]

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