Central Lubrication Systems help extend the life of your equipment by minimizing friction and wear on moving parts. These systems provide precise amounts of lubricant to components, allowing them to stay adequately lubricated, reducing wear and tear on them.
Clue is a classic mystery board game that is fun to play. But did you know that you can also learn life lessons by playing Clue that can be applied in the workplace, especially in maintenance?
Improper lubricant storage and handling can lead to contamination, safety threats and other problems with your lubricating oil. Dedicate some time to transform your entire you lube room into a clean, organized, and healthy place to store valuable lubricants.
A lubrication audit opens the door for many costs saving strategies, including a full list of recommendations on improving oil sampling procedures, assessing fluid storage and handling procedures, and setting appropriate target and alarm limits. Because of an audit a papermaking plant saved more than $500,000 a year in repairs.
Grease Lubricators are essential for any effective preventative or predictive maintenance program. Installing them will help ensure the right lubricant, in the right amount, and in the right frequency is successfully implemented as the foundation of you predictive/preventive program.
The past few years have been a challenge in obtaining the necessary lubricants to maintain equipment. Because of this, it becomes increasingly important to optimize lubricants in use and currently in inventory to prevent depletion. By making a few adjustments to your processes you can preserve lubricant condition and improve longevity.
Easily extend the life of your equipment and lubricant by making a few modifications to your lubrication program.
Case study on a cooling tower fan gearbox failure caused by reduced sampling frequency and trend analysis, which contributed to a lack of maintenance action. This resulted in an $800,000 gearbox failure.
Learn how to obtain a multilayered oil sample from 55-gallon drums using a hand-held vacuum pump or a pipette style sampling tube.
The Journey of the Lubricant® is a series of stages, segregating your lubricant management program into 5 sequential steps during your lubricant's life on-site. Within these stages, dimensional sampling and oil analysis is key to maintaining the health of your lubricant.