I recently received an email from an individual working in a maintenance department as a “Lube Technician.” He had heard that he was a primary candidate for a first round of corporate layoffs. With no early-retirement option available to him, and no trade certificate or formal education to fall back on, this guy was feeling extremely vulnerable. […]
Your site’s pumping equipment calls for special treatment when it comes to lubrication. What you don’t know about it could break the real ‘heart’ of your system.
Selecting the right products and keeping them healthy while they work for your operations is crucial to your bottom line.
The innovative approach to lubrication that one paper mill took improved conditions of its machines and its bottom line. That type of success is why a similar approach was rolled out to seven other sites across the corporation.
The Air/Oil system was first developed as a total-loss oil system to meet the specific needs of the high-speed bearing environment.
Monitoring Wear Debris In Hazardous Environments Kittiwake’s ATEX Metallic Wear Debris Sensor facilitates real-time wear debris monitoring for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals in hazardous areas. Capable of being mounted within any lubrication system, on any type of asset, it uses a combination of inductive-coil technology and algorithms to provide a particle- size distribution count. […]
We love to learn about LMT readers, including what they do in the field of lubrication (and what they like about their jobs)! Here’s what our May/June Lube Star told us: Jim Harris Title: General Manager, CCECO Lab & Filtration, a manufacturer of fine-micron oil-filtration equipment with oil-analysis and lab services, headquartered in Kent, WA. Background: Jim began working […]