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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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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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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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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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Come On Aboard: Solving Problems In Ethanol Plants

This forward-thinking supplier is taking the type of solutions that improve efficiency and help reduce operating costs directly to end users. SEPCO® (Sealing Equipment Products Co., Inc.), a manufacturer of fluid sealing products headquartered in Alabaster, AL, has taken an innovative approach to providing sealing solutions to the ethanol industry. World demand for alternative fuel […]

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Part II: Using Oil Mist On Electric Motors

As the reader will recall from Part I of this two-part article, dry sump oil mist on electric motors represents wellproven technology. In the mid-1960s, oil mist—a mixture of 200,000 volume parts of clean and dry plant or instrument air with one part of lubricating oil—gained acceptance as the ideal lubricant application method on rolling […]

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