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    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
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      The benefits of maintaining clean hydraulic control systems have been well established,...

      The benefits of maintaining clean hydraulic control systems have been well established, proven and documented. Yet so many people ignore these proven facts. The end result can be detrimental with shut down of major petrochemical plants or oil and gas platforms. This paper provides real case examples of how critical...

    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
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      Oil analysis is well established as a routine tool to optimize maintenance...

      Oil analysis is well established as a routine tool to optimize maintenance activities, improve reliability and equipment life, and prevent component failures. However, when equipment is grease-lubricated, the important lubricant analysis piece is usually left out of the mix. New developments are improving sampling techniques and streamlining grease analysis tests...

    • Is This the Right Oil Lab for My Business: Considerations and Steps to Make That Determination
    • Is This the Right Oil Lab for My Business: Considerations and Steps to Make That Determination
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      Selecting an oil analysis laboratory can be a stressful process. It is...

      Selecting an oil analysis laboratory can be a stressful process. It is important to make sure you get the most bang for your buck, as well as ensure that your needs are met. There are several factors to consider when selecting a laboratory including economical, logistical and scientific issues. Once...

    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
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      The iron, coal, precious metal, and mineral mining industries subject lubrication and...

      The iron, coal, precious metal, and mineral mining industries subject lubrication and hydraulic systems and components to extreme levels of contamination that are rarely seen in other manufacturing environments. Yet, in one case study, an iron ore processing facility was able to reduce the material and labor expenses associated with...

    • The Importance of Monitoring for Individual Antioxidants in Multi-component Antioxidant Additive Packages
    • The Importance of Monitoring for Individual Antioxidants in Multi-component Antioxidant Additive Packages
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      Modern turbine lubricant specifications require antioxidant packages to meet stringent gas and...

      Modern turbine lubricant specifications require antioxidant packages to meet stringent gas and steam turbine working conditions. Monitoring the depletion of the individual antioxidants, by means of trend analysis, is becoming a valuable tool for reliability professionals. Understanding the remaining useful life of industrial lubricants by trending antioxidant health and monitoring...

    • Successfully Establishing a Motor Management Program
    • Successfully Establishing a Motor Management Program
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      Develop a comprehensive Motor Management Program and you are well on your...

      Develop a comprehensive Motor Management Program and you are well on your way to reducing 50% of the potential equipment failures incurred at any given industrial or manufacturing operation. This paper will help you better understand the importance of sound motor management practices and how they directly relate to overall...

    • Practice Exercise to Create a Weekly Schedule for a Maintenance Crew
    • Practice Exercise to Create a Weekly Schedule for a Maintenance Crew
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      This paper features an actual exercise to create a weekly schedule for...

      This paper features an actual exercise to create a weekly schedule for a maintenance crew. It shows what a schedule should look like and why, in addition to the nuts and bolts of how to make it. Author:  R.D. (Doc) Palmer, Richard Palmer & AssociatesSource:  Reliability World 2007 Conference ProceedingsPages:...

    • Optimizing a Preventive Maintenance Program for Construction Equipment
    • Optimizing a Preventive Maintenance Program for Construction Equipment
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      It seems that the emphasis in the oil analysis industry is on...

      It seems that the emphasis in the oil analysis industry is on non-mobile manufacturing equipment. However, oil analysis can play a key role in maintaining heavy construction and other fleet type equipment. In fact, oil analysis can play a key role in how you handle the preventive maintenance of your...

    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
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      Large companies typically have an individual or group fully or partially dedicated...

      Large companies typically have an individual or group fully or partially dedicated to root cause failure analysis (RCFA). Medium and smaller-sized companies generally don't have enough resources to focus on RCFA, and the maintenance or operations manager is placed in charge. Because of their busy schedules, RCFA is often rushed...