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    • Best Practice Mobile Equipment Maintenance through Oil Analysis and Lubrication
    • Best Practice Mobile Equipment Maintenance through Oil Analysis and Lubrication
      $ 4.00

      This paper tells the story of maintenance and reliability challenges and how...

      This paper tells the story of maintenance and reliability challenges and how effective oil analysis and mobile equipment reliability programs were initiated and sustained in a remote mining area of Western Australia. The author spent fourteen months during 2005 and 2006 performing maintenance and reliability improvement work and living in...

    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
      $ 4.00

      A comprehensive Root Cause Analysis program is one piece of an overall...

      A comprehensive Root Cause Analysis program is one piece of an overall reliability effort, and the investigation of problems should be part of everyday work processes. This paper will help you develop investigation processes for both major and minor issues within a company. Working the day-to-day problems effectively, and capturing...

    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
      $ 4.00

      Learn how and why defects on different components of a bearing will...

      Learn how and why defects on different components of a bearing will generate vibrations at frequencies determined by the bearings geometry. Author:  Jim Crowe, Crowe Vibration TechnologiesSource:  Reliability World 2007 Conference ProceedingsPages:  6Figures and Illustrations:  19Format:  PDF - Digital Download

    • Effective Electric Motor Bearing Lubrication
    • Effective Electric Motor Bearing Lubrication
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Electric motor bearings are fragile parts that require precise lubrication strategy. Common maintenance mistakes include incorrect lubricant selection, contamination, loss of lubricant and over-greasing. Jeremy Wright describes the best practices for creating an effective motor bearing lubrication...

    • Reliability Engineering Principles for the Plant Engineer
    • Reliability Engineering Principles for the Plant Engineer
      $ 4.00

      Increasingly, managers and engineers, who are responsible for manufacturing and other industrial...

      Increasingly, managers and engineers, who are responsible for manufacturing and other industrial pursuits, are incorporating a reliability focus into their strategic and tactical plans and initiatives. This trend is affecting numerous functional areas, including machine/system design and procurement, plant operations and plant maintenance. With its origins in the aviation industry,...

    • Practice Exercise to Create a Weekly Schedule for a Maintenance Crew
    • Practice Exercise to Create a Weekly Schedule for a Maintenance Crew
      $ 4.00

      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:...

    • Online Training: Introduction to Lubrication Fundamentals
    • Online Training: Introduction to Lubrication Fundamentals
      $ 79.00

      Standardizing the basic skills and knowledge of those using and maintaining equipment...

      Standardizing the basic skills and knowledge of those using and maintaining equipment each day is the most crucial element of a world class lubrication program. This course is all about establishing that essential understanding of lubricant functions, properties, applications and proper handling/use for personnel with little or no mechanical background....

    • 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)
      $ 14.95

      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...

    • How to Detect and Control Lubrication Failure Modes
    • How to Detect and Control Lubrication Failure Modes
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Targeting root causes of failure with precision is a sure-fire way to maximize the impact of a lubrication program. Successful companies are relentless in their efforts to control and eliminate lubrication failure modes. Jeremy Wright of Noria...

    • Automotive Filter Selection
    • Automotive Filter Selection
      $ 4.00

      There are numerous choices when it comes to selecting an automotive oil...

      There are numerous choices when it comes to selecting an automotive oil filter. To gain a true understanding of filters on the market, they must be compared on a level playing field. To level the playing field, two main areas are reviewed: ISO 4548-12 and overall construction. Once the oil...

    • Food Processing Equipment Lubrication Online
    • Food Processing Equipment Lubrication Online
      $ 279.00

      When it comes to food processing, effective lubrication is fundamental to reliable...

      When it comes to food processing, effective lubrication is fundamental to reliable and efficient manufacturing. When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was enacted in 2011, manufacturers contributing to the creation of food, pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements were mandated to implement systems and controls that specifically address the hazards which...

    • Lubrication Online Training Bundle
    • Lubrication Online Training Bundle
      $ 349.00

      Buy the library of six Noria Reliable Training Skills Online Trainings and save....

      Buy the library of six Noria Reliable Training Skills Online Trainings and save. This set includes: Introduction to Lubrication Fundamentals How to Grease a Motor Bearing Best Practices for Lubricant Storage and Handling Best Practices for Oil Sampling Lubrication Basics for Machinery Operators How to Use a Grease Gun Includes an...

    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Soluble Varnish - The Final Piece to the Puzzle
    • Soluble Varnish - The Final Piece to the Puzzle
      $ 4.00

      Several papers have recently been published discussing the problems of lubricant varnish,...

      Several papers have recently been published discussing the problems of lubricant varnish, the mechanisms of formation and methods to "solve" lubricant varnish. Yet many challenges remain in solving varnish problems when modern oil formulations are used in certain applications, including large-frame gas turbines and centrifugal compressors. This is because the...

    • Optimizing a Preventive Maintenance Program for Construction Equipment
    • Optimizing a Preventive Maintenance Program for Construction Equipment
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Lean Maintenance - Reduce Costs, Improve Quality and Increase Market Share
    • Lean Maintenance - Reduce Costs, Improve Quality and Increase Market Share
      $ 4.00

      To reduce costs and improve production, most large manufacturing and process companies...

      To reduce costs and improve production, most large manufacturing and process companies that have embraced the Lean Enterprise concept have taken an approach of building all of the systems and infrastructure throughout the organization. The result of this traditional approach has been erratic implementation efforts that often stall-out, or are...

    • 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
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • 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
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Successfully Establishing a Motor Management Program
    • Successfully Establishing a Motor Management Program
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Overgreasing Doesn't Pay Poster
    • Overgreasing Doesn't Pay Poster
      $ 19.95

      This poster helps overcome the common misconception that a bearing is full...

      This poster helps overcome the common misconception that a bearing is full when grease starts to come out of the seals. Hang this poster to send a clear message that proper lubrication is important to your organization. Poster Title: Overgreasing Doesn't Pay Poster Subtitle: Too much grease ruptures seals and...

    • Metrics for Lubrication Program Success
    • Metrics for Lubrication Program Success
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Lubrication programs are most effective when key performance indicators are identified, defined, tracked and used as the central reference for prioritizing tasks and maintenance. Jeremy Wright of Noria Corporation describes the most critical lubrication program metrics to...

    • Asset Care Starter Kit
    • Asset Care Starter Kit
      $ 645.00

      Ready to jump start your lubrication program? The Asset Care Starter Kit includes...

      Ready to jump start your lubrication program? The Asset Care Starter Kit includes Noria's most popular and useful books, online training, posters and more - at a 20% discount. You'll build your knowledge, enhance your library and send a message that lubrication is important to your team. Included: Practical Handbook of Machinery Lubrication...

    • Protect Your Equipment by STARTING with Clean Lubricants
    • Protect Your Equipment by STARTING with Clean Lubricants
      $ 4.00

      Microscopic particles are the most harmful form of lubricant contamination. They initiate...

      Microscopic particles are the most harmful form of lubricant contamination. They initiate irreversible microscopic damage that causes macroscopic damage, which disables and destroys bearings, gears, valves and other components. Lubricants can be filtered to remove microscopic particles; however, particles can damage equipment before being removed by filtration. The most proficient...

    • Practical Approaches to Controlling Sludge and Varnish in Turbine Oils
    • Practical Approaches to Controlling Sludge and Varnish in Turbine Oils
      $ 4.00

      Free radicals formed by oxidation or spark discharge are frequently at the...

      Free radicals formed by oxidation or spark discharge are frequently at the root cause for varnish and deposit formation in turbines. Traditional methods of analyzing used oils such as viscosity measurement, acidity or carbonyl oxidation is usually inadequate to predict eminent field problems. This presentation discusses why different behavior is...

    • New Methods for Trending Varnish Buildup in Mineral Turbine Oils
    • New Methods for Trending Varnish Buildup in Mineral Turbine Oils
      $ 4.00

      The changes in gas turbine designs coupled with changes in turbine oil...

      The changes in gas turbine designs coupled with changes in turbine oil formulations have led to a real and identifiable problem of oil-related turbine trips caused by varnish. Changes in turbine oil asset-management; changes in turbine oil filtration methods and shortened turbine oil drain intervals have become necessary as a...

    • Creating a Lean but Effective Oil Analysis Program
    • Creating a Lean but Effective Oil Analysis Program
      $ 4.00

      Whether it's a budget issue, management buy-in, lack of individuals or just...

      Whether it's a budget issue, management buy-in, lack of individuals or just a small company with limited funds, there are ways to establish an effective oil analysis program with minimal startup and operation costs. In this session you'll hear case studies on alternatives to expensive in-house test equipment, good utilization...

    • Best Oil Sampling Practices
    • Best Oil Sampling Practices
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Wes Cash Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Wes Cash Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Proper sampling procedures are the foundation of an effective oil analysis program. Without good sampling procedures, time and money are wasted, and incorrect information gleaned from data. Wes Cash describes the best practices for oil sampling that...

    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Automotive Oil Drain Frequencies
    • Automotive Oil Drain Frequencies
      $ 4.00

      This technical paper discusses the oil drain frequencies (drain intervals) for heavy...

      This technical paper discusses the oil drain frequencies (drain intervals) for heavy duty diesel engines, transmissions, drive line gears and mobile hydraulics as well as for passenger cars and trucks. The reasons for oil replacement, factors affecting oil drain intervals, oil analysis tests that should be considered, and methods of...

    • Reliable Plant 2016 Conference Proceedings Sale Off
    • Reliable Plant 2016 Conference Proceedings
      $ 9.95 $ 49.95

      If you missed the educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2016, you can...

      If you missed the educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2016, you can still get the conference proceedings on CD-ROM. It includes the papers and some presentations in PDF format from nearly every learning session. The real-world case-studies at Reliable Plant 2016 were chock-full of practical, experience-based information and tools for...

    • Proactive Control and Detection of Destructive Fluid Foaming Problems
    • Proactive Control and Detection of Destructive Fluid Foaming Problems
      $ 4.00

      The foaming property of a fluid is one of its basic physical...

      The foaming property of a fluid is one of its basic physical properties. Unfortunately, foam can cause serious problems with the life and performance of the fluid and the equipment being protected. Even though foam performance is often a defined specification for a new fluid, it is often ignored on...

    • Portable Filtration Where You Need It Most: Applications for Remote Equipment
    • Portable Filtration Where You Need It Most: Applications for Remote Equipment
      $ 4.00

      Portable filtration is an effective method of maintaining oil health in machines...

      Portable filtration is an effective method of maintaining oil health in machines that are too small to warrant dedicated filters. While wheeled portable filter units offer a solution, they may also pose a challenge. The weight and size make it difficult to use them at the top of multiple stairways...

    • MLE Flash Cards
    • MLE Flash Cards
      $ 89.00

      More than 300 flashcards to use as a study aid for preparing...

      More than 300 flashcards to use as a study aid for preparing for the ICML Machinery Lubrication Engineer (MLE) exam. Flash cards let you study in small, digestible bits of information and then use repetition to help remember the information. Repetition is one of the most effective forms of learning and nothing...

    • Reliable Plant 2018 Conference Proceedings
    • Reliable Plant 2018 Conference Proceedings
      $ 99.00

      If you missed some educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2018 or weren't able...

      If you missed some educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2018 or weren't able to attend, you can still get the conference proceedings through the Noria Learning Portal. It includes the papers and some presentations from nearly every learning session. The real-world case-studies at Reliable Plant 2018 were chock-full of practical, experience-based information...

    • Online Training: How to Grease a Motor Bearing
    • Online Training: How to Grease a Motor Bearing
      $ 79.00

      How to Grease a Motor Bearing provides plant personnel an overview of the...

      How to Grease a Motor Bearing provides plant personnel an overview of the best practices for lubricating electric motor bearings. Anyone responsible for the maintenance, operation and reliability of electric motors will benefit. Use it to train operators, lubrication technicians, mechanics, electricians and maintenance personnel for years to come. Three main...

    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Balancing Basics
    • Balancing Basics
      $ 4.00

      There are several factors that can contribute to a successful balancing job;...

      There are several factors that can contribute to a successful balancing job; conversely if these factors are overlooked you could be in for a very long day.This paper describes 8 steps to a successful balance job. Author:  Noria CorporationSource:  Reliability World 2007 Conference ProceedingsPages:  6Figures and Illustrations:  10Format:  PDF -...

    • Synthetic Lubricants - When to Avoid, When to Use
    • Synthetic Lubricants - When to Avoid, When to Use
      $ 9.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Synthetic or not? The devil is in the details. To get value from synthetic lubricants, you must understand when and where to use them. Some applications may result in improved performance while others may be a waste of...

    • Understanding Misalignment
    • Understanding Misalignment
      $ 4.00

      Misalignment left uncorrected can have damaging effects on machine components. Misalignment will...

      Misalignment left uncorrected can have damaging effects on machine components. Misalignment will reduce coupling life, bearing life and overall motor health. It can be a bit confusing when trying to identify misalignment using vibration analysis because the vibration response is often dictated by the mechanical configuration of each machine. Therefore,...

    • Lessons Crime Scenes: Evidence Preservation during Equipment Troubleshooting
    • Lessons Crime Scenes: Evidence Preservation during Equipment Troubleshooting
      $ 4.00

      For major crime scenes, the amount of resources expended in evidence preservation...

      For major crime scenes, the amount of resources expended in evidence preservation is enormous. This is acceptable because there is really no other method available that can reliably produce the required results, and the criminals must be caught. Unfortunately, when an equipment malfunction occurs, many businesses do not conduct such...

    • In-Line, Continuous Monitoring of Fuel Dilution in Motor Oils by FTIR
    • In-Line, Continuous Monitoring of Fuel Dilution in Motor Oils by FTIR
      $ 4.00

      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...

    • Machinery Lubrication Magazine 2017 Bundle
    • Machinery Lubrication Magazine 2017 Bundle
      $ 36.00

      Machinery Lubrication magazine provides tactical and strategic insights that help keep plant...

      Machinery Lubrication magazine provides tactical and strategic insights that help keep plant equipment running at peak performance. This bundle includes every issue published in 2017. Would you like to get new issues delivered to your door for free? Subscribe today and see for yourself what more than 35,000 of your...

    • Reliable Plant 2016 Digital Conference Proceedings
    • Reliable Plant 2016 Digital Conference Proceedings
      $ 49.95

      If you missed the educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2016, you can...

      If you missed the educational sessions at Reliable Plant 2016, you can still get the conference proceedings through the Noria Learning Portal. It includes the papers and some presentations from nearly every learning session. The real-world case-studies at Reliable Plant 2016 were chock-full of practical, experience-based information and tools for lubrication...

    • Turning Corporate Asset Management into Real Earnings per Share
    • Turning Corporate Asset Management into Real Earnings per Share
      $ 4.00

      While corporate asset management (CAM) has been a hot topic for the...

      While corporate asset management (CAM) has been a hot topic for the past decade, the demands of the transformational requirements (culturally, technologically, procedurally and philosophically), compounded with the time it takes to achieve them, often mask or even prohibit the visibility of bottom line financial benefits. In this paper, you'll...