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I am often surprised that so many metalworking facilities do not use oil analysis to monitor their machine tool hydraulic units. In discussing the issue with maintenance managers, I receive a number of explanations: the reservoirs are too small, pressures are low, pump replacements are fairly inexpensive, etc. A closer examination would reveal a number of very good reasons to implement periodic oil analysis as an integral component of the machine tool preventive maintenance program.
I have found during my career, as both a lubricant sales person and a lubrication specialist, that many manufacturing plants and maintenance shops overlook air line maintenance. Compressors are often serviced by outside contractors, but rarely does the maintenance contract cover the entire air system within the facility. Wet dirty compressed air and improper lubrication can rob the air system of useful power, cause rust and air leaks, and reduce the power and efficiency of air tools.
Choosing the hydraulic oil that best suits a fleet can be as confusing as selecting one sandwich from a take-out menu to feed 25 people, not an easy task as it has to fit the budget and satisfy many different tastes. This selection process has gotten progressively complicated over the past few years due to performance, service life, higher pressures, wet-brakes, OEM warranty, etc.
Any experienced Equipment Manager or Vice President of Operations will tell you how important choosing the proper lubricants for their off-road commercial vehicles is to keeping equipment cost per hour and total cost of ownership down.
Leaks present a serious threat to plant efficiency - representing a huge cost to your operation with waste, wear on equipment, and potential safety hazards. What could be causing your leaks?
With more than 50 years of experience in the petroleum industry, PetroLiance® has a proven record of success. When you choose PetroLiance® as your industrial lubricants and food-grade lubricant supplier, you’re choosing a strategic partner to work directly with your personnel in order to reduce the cost of lubrication while reducing opportunity of contaminants. Read full blog post: http://www.petroliance.com/blog/food-grade-lubricant-distributor
In a survey from August of last year, 51% of automobile owners responded that they should change their oil every 3,000 miles. However, according to Steve Mazor, manager of the Auto Club of Southern California’s Automotive Research Center, “the 3,000-mile oil change just says that the marketing campaign by quick-lube companies has been effective.”
Using generic, low quality, antifreeze/coolant products that may be phosphated, have high silicate, and offer no performance or industry standard specifications puts your equipment at risk of poor performance and limited life.