When Do Synthetic Lubricants Make Sense? | World Cement John Sander, vice president of technology, defines synthetic lubricants and describes major types, including their general applications, benefits and disadvantages, in order to help alleviate some of the confusion for lubricant end users as they select lubricants for their equipment.
Playing the Numbers Game | World Cement John Sander, vice president of technology, warns against basing the decision to purchase gear lubricants solely on price.
NICHE MASTER – Scott Schwindaman finds success staying true to specialized markets | Wichita Business Journal If there’s one thing that Scott Schwindaman knows, it’s how to market a niche. As the president and CEO of Lubrication Engineers, Inc., he runs a company that provides high-end products designed for very specific uses by industrial customers.
Even I Can Understand That! Equipment Lubrication Made Simple| Uptime
During a roundtable discussion on lubrication best practices, Dave Piangerelli, owner of Lubrication Technologies, Inc. of West Springfield, Mass., mentioned that lubricating equipment was a difficult task. I made the mistake of asking, “What’s so difficult about lubricating equipment?”.
Shedding Light on Lubrication Viscosity | World Cement
John Sander contemplates the considerations, classifications and tests for lubrication viscosity.
Hidden benefits of lubricant consolidation | Innovations in Food Technology
Food processing plants have countless pieces of equipment operating to complete their production processes. A typical plant uses several different lubricants to reduce friction in this equipment and keep it running smoothly. However, most plants would see several benefits if they were to implement lubricant consolidation.
Lubrication – The Lifeblood of Wire Ropes in Cement Plants | World Cement
Jeffrey Turner details the importance of appropriate lubrication for wire ropes.
Lowering Energy Consumption Using Lubricants | World Cement
John Sander tells how this often overlooked purchasing decision can impact energy efficiency.
High-performance lubricants: Cost vs. performance | TLT
Despite higher prices, performance products can actually lower the net use cost to your organization.
Hidden benefits of lubrication | International Cement Review
A typical cement plant uses a large number of lubricants to reduce friction in equipment and keep it running smoothly. Most plants would see several benefits if they were to implement lubricant consolidation.
Time for a Spring Clean? | World Cement
John Sander and Clay Calk outline the hidden benefits of lubricant consolidation at cement plants.
Enhanced lubricants | International Cement Review
The maintenance of large open gear systems in cement plants presents a significant challenge because of the heavy loads and harsh environmental conditions. Enhanced lubricants such as Pyroshield can improve profits by improving the reliability of the open gears and by reducing their required maintenance.
Best-Practice Gearbox Lubrication | Gear Solutions
Lubrication Engineers shares the results of its R&D efforts and its knowledge of how to improve gearbox reliability, resulting in significant savings and increased unit life.
Consolidation brings peace of mind to maintenance managers | Innovations in Food Technology
To be a valuable resource for a food manufacturing facility, lubricant suppliers should be well versed not just in lubricants but also in reliability and contamination control techniques. They should be able to identify problems and their root causes, recommend solutions and assist with implementation.
Improving food plant reliability | Innovations in Food Technology
In these tough economic times, it has never been more important for food manufacturing plants to focus on improving reliability by using premium H1 food grade lubricants and simple, cost-effective reliability products.
Oil Analysis & Lubricant Management Prove Successful | Machinery Lubrication
Southern Champion Tray Company is a manufacturer and printer of food containers. Read how plant personnel made important changes – including filtration, desiccant breathers and new lubricant storage containers – after oil analysis reflected high contamination levels.
Improving Oven Chain Lubrication: A Discussion of High Temperature Environments | Machinery Lubrication Chains operating at high temperatures can be lubricated in two different ways with a liquid lubricant, or with a solid lubricant suspended in a carrier fluid. Whether solid or liquid, the lubricating film physically separates contacting metal surfaces, thereby reducing friction and wear.
Comminution Conundrum | International Mining
How do you get the crushing and grinding equipment you need in today's market? And once you have it, how do install and maintain it to achieve its best?