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2008/September/October
Author:Heinz P. Bloch, P.E., Contributing Editor
Of course, volumes have been written as to why pumps fail. Also, it is no stretch to assert that, when pump fires result from such failures, a mechanical seal is usually involved (Fig. 1). Mechanical seals often fail as a consequence of...
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2008/September/October
Author:LMT Staff
News of people and events important to the Lubrication Management community NOTEWORTHY MANAGEMENT CHANGES  ConocoPhillips has announced a number of senior management changes. Among them: John Carrig, former executive VP, Finance, and CFO, will...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 1581 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/September/October
Author:LMT Staff
Start With The Basics Motors drive the industrial and commercial sectors, and therefore contribute significantly to their electric load and your electric bill. However, motors often are overlooked as an energy efficiency opportunity. Management...
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2008/September/October
Author:LMT Staff
Increased awareness of the environment and tighter legislation have led to increased use of environmentally considerate lubricants. When operating in environmentally sensitive areas such as mines, forests, lakes, rivers, harbors and ski-slopes,...
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2008/September/October
Author:LMT Staff
ext-Generation Turbine Oils ConocoPhillips has introduced its next-generation Diamond Class™ Turbine Oil to meet the complex performance demands of power plant gas turbines. According to the manufacturer, this highly advanced turbine oil, a...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 1425 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/September/October
Author:Ray Thilbault, CLS, OMA I and II and Mark Graham, CLS, CLGS, O'Rourke Petroleum
The key link in the chain of fluid cleanliness is the distributor (who also is referred to as a "marketer" by some companies). Most lubricants today are delivered to the end user from distributors. With the growing awareness of the importance of...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 1599 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more


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