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Industrial Lubricants: What Is Causing Your Oil Leaks?

 

If you’re in an industrial setting, you know leaks present a serious threat to plant efficiency.  Leaks represent a huge cost to your operation by wasting industrial lubricants and metalworking fluids, putting unnecessary wear on equipment with inadequate lubrication, and causing potential safety hazards as oil leaks onto the plant floor.

What could be causing your leaks? The most obvious culprits include:

 

  • Seal incompatibility, seal swell and seal shrinkage or wear.
  • Hose rubs or internal hose wear from high pressure turbulent flow.
  • Oxidation or loosened fittings from vibrations

Contact PetroLiance®, leading Mobil distributor, to find out more about our oil leak detection service. Our technical representatives are certified by both ExxonMobil and PetroLiance® to have the skills, knowledge and ability to help you improve the performance of vehicles and equipment, and help boost the overall efficiency of your operation.

Download the free PetroLiance® guide, “Leak Detection: Stop Money from Running down the Drain,” for more information about oil leak detection and tips to eliminate oil leaks to keep from wasting your industrial lubricants.