The actions of personnel can either lead to great success in lubrication programs or, as this case study shows, to costly calamity. By Ken Bannister, MEch Eng (UK), CMRP, MLE, Contributing Editor Winston Churchill wrote, “Responsibility is the price of greatness.” These words have special meaning for those of us in the lubrication field. In organizations that seek […]
When it comes to lubrication best practices, information gleaned from online forums and posted videos could cost your operations. By Ken Bannister, CMRP, MLE, Contributing Editor “Free” extracts a price. Loyalty programs that provide point-based gifts track our spending habits and sell the data to other retailers. “Free” smart apps, offered in a restricted format, often […]
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By Ray Thibault, CLS, OMA I, OMA II, MLT, MLT II, MLA II, MLA III, Contributing Editor This article is the third in this ongoing series on the important components of lubrication certification examinations administered by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) and the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML).