Implementing a color-coding system into your lubrication program is one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to prevent adding the wrong lubricant to your equipment and preventing cross-contamination. Learn how to incorporate color into each stage of the Journey of the Lubricant® in this article.
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A Combined Cycle Power Generation plant adapts their lubrication and reliability program to address the various stages of the Journey of the Lubricant and realizes the full potential of a preventative lubrication and reliability program.
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Lubricant contamination can happen in many unexpected ways, leading to costly downtime. Pay attention to threats not just at the equipment, but throughout the lubricant’s journey in your facility.
Proper lubrication is key when it comes to maintaining your equipment. Utilizing a color-coded system in your lubrication process can eliminate errors and ensures the "Right Product” is applied to the “Right Location”.
If you only perform maintenance procedures when you need to, based on data and science, you stand to save time and money.
With everything else on your mind, you may not spend much time worrying about how and where you store equipment lubricants. But really, you should. Storing your lubricants properly is just as important as effectively maintaining any critical asset in your plant.
The unfortunate reality is that new oil often arrives in questionable condition. Out of 1,000 recent new oil samples we tested in our lab, 45% rated marginal or critical in terms of water or particulate contamination.
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Every lubricant is subject to different conditions, processes and iffy human behavior throughout your facility (and even before it gets there). And at every turn is risk. From a lubricant’s arrival, to its storage, transfer and application, and throughout its life cycle, what happens can have a big impact on the viability of your lubricant.