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Gear Manufacturer Leaking Cutting Fluid

Oil Leak Detection for Gear Manufacturer Saves over $2500

Background: A new Samputensili Gear Hobbing machine at a Midwest Gear Manufacturer was leaking cutting fluid.

PetroLiance Solution: Using our oil leak and detection services, Tim O’Malley from PetroLiance performed a leak detection study utilizing florescent dye to locate the source of the cutting fluid leakage.  

Regular Chip Clearing Eliminates Build Up on Oil Return Chutes

The leaking oil was determined to be from a chip build up on the oil return chute. Recommended regular chip clearing.  Consumption was reduced by 250 gallons the first week resulting in a total savings of over $ 2,500.00

 

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