Hydraulic systems are different animals. They require special care and feeding.
Oil mist systems have come a long way since their introduction to the European textile industry over 70 years ago.
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).
First introduced by the Farval Lubrication company, the Dual Line centralized delivery system (also known as a Twin-Line Parallel) was designed to accurately displace and move oil or grease over great distances from a single pumping station to as few as 20 lubrication points and up to many hundreds of points.
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The Positive Displacement Injector (PDI) lubrication delivery system was developed in 1937 by Lincoln Industrial Corporation (now part of SKF’s portfolio and known simply as “Lincoln Industrial”).