Can You Extend the Life of Your Rotating Equipment?

The Short Answer: Yes The Long Answer: … In order to extend or shorten anything we must have a datum to measure changes. The lifespan prediction for your rotating equipment…

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Filtration, Vacuum Dehydration and Centrifuges Explained

Reconditioning lube oil requires several stages. Here is a brief tour of some of the processes involved in obtaining outstandingly clean oil. Barrier Filters What it does: Barrier filters are…

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The Forgotten Process to Prevent Wear and Breakdowns

When do you need to Hot Oil Flush?   A Hot Oil Flush (HOF) is carried out to remove contaminants from your lubricating system. It is an essential maintenance process…

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Case Study – Lubrication Oil in an Aluminium Smelter

A call to a leading Australian Aluminium Smelter revealed some exciting results. The Objective An aluminium production had recently undertaken an expansion and upgraded their processing systems with new cranes…

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Moisture – The Serial Killer of Compressors

For living things water brings life But it’s just the opposite for your compression assets.   How moisture gets into your lube oil Process Gas Streams When extracting process gases…

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Do You Need to Take a Breather?

Your lube oil tank might need a breather… but not the kind of breather you need after a long day at work! How airborne contaminants can enter your lubrication system…

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