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    • Filtration Basics
    • Filtration Basics
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      Too often, engineers believe that a quoted micron rating is the absolute...

      Too often, engineers believe that a quoted micron rating is the absolute size of the filter pores and that all particles greater than this size will be stopped. This is not the case, and this paper addresses the basic concept of filter ratings and the often quoted Beta Performance values....

    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
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      In the course of fluid monitoring, it is necessary to know when...

      In the course of fluid monitoring, it is necessary to know when fluid contamination can be repaired, or when a system needs to be flushed. Careful evaluation helps determine if the fluid is salvageable, and if not, it is important to know how much fluid will be needed to flush...

    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
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      Lithium soap base lubricating greases are the most commonly used grease type,...

      Lithium soap base lubricating greases are the most commonly used grease type, but they are not the only type. Greases are generally characterized and sold according to their thickener type and/or base fluid composition. While lithium complex thickened greases have historically been the choice for high performance applications, recent advances...

    • How a Lubrication Program Saved a Refinery Millions of Dollars
    • How a Lubrication Program Saved a Refinery Millions of Dollars
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      This paper explores how a basic lubrication program implemented in the year...

      This paper explores how a basic lubrication program implemented in the year 2000 progressively moved to pacesetter performance in 2006. Lubrication is the bloodline of rotating equipment. Through proper handling, contamination control, personnel education, and testing, there is great potential for increased equipment reliability along with reduced costs. The author...

    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
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      What value is your plant reliability management strategy contributing to your organization?...

      What value is your plant reliability management strategy contributing to your organization? How are you communicating that value - both internally and externally? If you're not talking about driving shareholder value and economic value added (EVA), you're missing what reliability truly means for your business and your bottom line. This...

    • How to Improve Your Predictive Maintenance Program or Start One from Scratch
    • How to Improve Your Predictive Maintenance Program or Start One from Scratch
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      Now you can avoid the costly trial-and-error approach to predictive maintenance. This...

      Now you can avoid the costly trial-and-error approach to predictive maintenance. This paper outlines a proven path to success in PdM. Whether you want to improve your PdM program or start one from scratch, you'll find the facts you can put into practice immediately, such as: Basic Concept of Predictive...

    • How to Monitor and Save Gearboxes Using Oil Analysis
    • How to Monitor and Save Gearboxes Using Oil Analysis
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      Time and again, oil analysis has proved to be a useful tool...

      Time and again, oil analysis has proved to be a useful tool in preventing and identifying failures that if left, can lead to expensive replacement of parts, additional maintenance costs and loss of revenue. Current oil analysis practices at most remote wind turbine sights has proven to be useful, but...

    • How to Select an Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck (Digital Download)
    • How to Select an Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck (Digital Download)
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      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get...

      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get your advice? Friends? Salesmen? Commercials? Before spending any more money on oil changes, synthetic oils, premium filters, engine flushes or oil treatments, learn what leading lubrication expert Jim Fitch recommends.  Don't worry about getting a sales pitch in...

    • In-Line, Continuous Monitoring of Fuel Dilution in Motor Oils by FTIR
    • In-Line, Continuous Monitoring of Fuel Dilution in Motor Oils by FTIR
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      The current accepted method for determining fuel dilution in motor oils is...

      The current accepted method for determining fuel dilution in motor oils is gas chromatography. Although workable, it is not practical from the standpoint of obtaining timely, real-time data. A dynamic in-line FTIR monitoring system has been designed and used to continuously monitor fuel dilution in an engine test-bed. This FTIR...