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 Filter Filtration What it does: Barrier filters…

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The Forgotten Process to Prevent Wear and Breakdowns

When do you need to Hot Oil Flush?  

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Case Study – Lubrication Oil in an Aluminium Smelter

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…

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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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BioKem Oil Services and OFS meeting the Gold Standard for oil filtration

We have found that the large standard 840X filter elements on the VDOPS to have the best filtration capability of any filters we have used including the large players such…

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Has your Lubricating Oil got Gas?

Entrained gas can reduce your oil lubrication effectiveness by up to 80% Entrained gas reduces the efficiency of your lube oil, which can have negative consequences on the machinery it…

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How to Increase the Longevity of your Lube Oil

Use this 13 Point Checklist To Double Your Equipment Life Here is your checklist to use or direct to your staff… Checklist Are breathers installed on all our lube tanks?…

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Case Study – Power Station Steam (Boiler) Feed Pump Lube Oil

The devastating effect of water on your lube oil additives BioKem recently completed a lubrication purification role at one of Australias large coal fired power stations. BioKem had previously assisted…

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