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Author:Bill Kiesel, Vice President/Publisher
  Bill Kiesel, Vice President/Publisher I would have preferred to start out with a cheerier "Happy New Year" message. But, let's face facts: we have a real challenge on our hands. Stock market turmoil, mortgage meltdowns, credit crises,...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 2472 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Heinz P. Bloch, P.E., Process Machinery Consulting
Part I: Are you Best-of-Class? Consider Specific Auditing Steps This publication is primarily devoted to upgrading the understanding and management of lubrication practices at industrial facilities. But upgrading lubrication practices is very...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 3144 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Jane Alexander, Editor-In-Chief
  Jane Alexander, Editor-In-Chief Bright spots in these gloomy times have been few and far between. When I hear about them—even anecdotally—I can't wait to share them. Here's a couple.   Consider 3-ply toilet paper, which (forgive...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 2022 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Karen Lee Nafzinger, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions
As statistics go, these certainly grab your attention. Energy consumption is expected to increase by 20% over the next 15 years, and its cost and availability will have a substantial impact on the economic health of U.S. manufacturers and...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 5402 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination." …Albert Einstein   Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor At a recent international roundtable discussion, attendees were asked to define their version of a "World-Class"...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 2141 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:LMT Staff
Multi-Tasking, High-Performing, Extreme-Duty Hydraulic Fluid Shell Lubricants has introduced Shell Tellus Oil STX, a multigrade hydraulic fluid for use in extreme conditions. Zinc-free and ashless, with high shear stability, its wide...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 3099 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Michael Stuart, Fluke Corporation
It's true. This predictive technology can be a powerful tool in an effective lube management program. Predictive maintenance (PdM) programs monitor equipment condition, with the goal of identifying problems in advance and avoiding equipment...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 3314 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:MT Staff
EXXONMOBIL'S JOHN DONER RECEIVES NLGI'S HIGHEST HONOR The National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI) recently honored ExxonMobil technical expert John P. Doner with its prestigious "Award for Achievement." This award is reserved for individuals...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 2229 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ray Thibault, CLS, OMA I and II and Mark Graham, CLS, CLGS, O'Rourke Petroleum
Regardless of where contaminants enter the distribution chain, the cleanliness of the lubricants in your facility is ultimately in your hands. The last four articles involved an investigation into oil cleanliness from the perspective of the three...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 3096 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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