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It is that time of year to think about budget planning and investing in your lubrication program. It can be the single greatest factor in decreasing unplanned downtime. It also provides the greatest ROI. It doesn’t matter where you are in your lubrication program, as long as you continue to plan to improve it incrementally, you’ll see these benefits. Let’s look at how to achieve this and how it relates to budget planning.
Constant Level Oiler Selection
Constant level oilers have been around for more than ninety years maintaining a consistent level of oil in lubricating sumps. Although they are simple in method of lubrication by design, a lack of understanding the differences between the options available can lead to misapplication and neglect. Learn more about constant level oilers and how to select them for your specific applications.
Do you know you why we have different colored collars for the Opto-Matic Closed System Oiler? We offer three different colored collars and each provides a different function when it comes to installation and adjustability. In this article we address the differences.
API 610 is a standard relating to centrifugal pumps and their systems. It provides design criteria for the set-up and configuration of the actual centrifugal pump, as well as the ancillary products that are used to maintain them. Learn how this affects constant level lubrication and BS&W bowls.
Constant level oilers have been used effectively to maintain the level of oil in equipment for decades. They are reliable method, however application of them can cause these oilers to misfeed or leak. In this blog post we provide some troubleshooting techniques.
If your plant has problems with maintaining the quality of lubricant – and based on our data, we bet it does – you might want to review this article on properly protecting your equipment.