Category Archives: Product Knowledge

Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 1: Start Clean

This is the first of a three-part series discussing the phases of an effective lubricant cleanliness program: Start Clean, Monitor and Stay Clean. Particle contamination is the number-one cause of lubricant-related equipment failure. Dirt particulates, moisture, varnish and gases are the primary examples of contaminants that, if left unchecked at unsafe levels, can cause damage…
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Hydraulic Tools for Troubleshooting Any Hydraulic System

There are five essential hydraulic tools that most people don’t have when troubleshooting hydraulic problems in the field. Most of these tools are well-known by maintenance crews. They are often overlooked when it comes time to troubleshoot a problem. Having these essential hydraulic tools will reduce on the amount of downtime that may occur, as…
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Dangers of Adding Grease to Blocked Lube Lines

Adding grease to a blocked lube line can create serious contamination and safety risks. This 1-minute, 48-second video explains why you should never force grease into a blocked line as well as the many dangers that can impact a plant's equipment and lubrication technicians.
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