MRO Magazine

Category
Lubrication

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Bearing grease keeps wind turbines running (June 01, 2010)

Formulated for wind turbine applications, SKF’s high-load, wide-temperature bearing grease, LGBB 2, provides consistent lubrication for the demanding operating conditions of blade and yaw bearings, wh…

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Heavy-duty oil helps prevent engine wear

Formulated for both on-and off-road fleets, Duron-E synthetic 5W-40 heavy-duty engine oil from Petro-Canada is licensed to the latest API Heavy Duty Engine Oil category, CJ-4. The oil offers extended …

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Grease gun delivers high pressure for tough jobs

Designed for heavy-duty applications such as heavy machinery, cold weather and clogged grease fittings, the M12 2446-21XC cordless grease gun from Milwaukee delivers over 8,000 psi maximum operating p…

Feature
June 1, 2010  

On-line free resources focus on coolant issues

Zebra Skimmers, a manufacturer of oil skimmers and fluid maintenance equipment, has announced its free online resources. These resources include a Coolant Troubleshooting Guide and Machine Coolant Sta…

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Clear grease gun makes grease identification easy

Clear grease guns are available from Lubrication Engineers of Canada. Developed to prevent costly cross-contamination mistakes, the grease guns allow users to visually identify the grease being used. …

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Water-soluble oil is operator friendly

The Lenox Cycle HD water-soluble oil, for use in a variety of metal-cutting applications, is formulated with an extreme-pressure additive that enhances performance in moderate-to heavy-duty machining …

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Woven absorbent pads are made of natural plant material

Oil Eater has introduced the Naturals line of absorbent pads. Designed to provide a safe, clean workplace, these eco-friendly pads are made of natural plant byproducts and feature a woven construction…

News
May 13, 2010  

SKF Lubrication Solutions division relocates

Burlington, ON — SKF Lubrication Solutions division has relocated from its facility in Burlington, ON, to a 2…

Product
February 1, 2010  

Penetrant Comes In Trigger Spray Bottle

KB88 penetrating fluid from LPS Laboratories penetrates fast and deeply to quickly cut through rust and frozen parts. Featuring high solvency, low surface tension and special additives, the fluid meet…

News
January 18, 2010  

Plant maintenance conference sets up in Edmonton in February

Toronto,ON — The Canadian Institute brings back its Plant Maintenance & Asset Reliability conference, pro…

News
December 22, 2009  

Toronto Transit Commission to recover and reuse used lubricants

Toronto, ON — Safety-Kleen Canada Inc., has been awarded a three-year contract by the Toronto Transit Commiss…

News
July 7, 2009  

Vogel lubrication systems integrated into the SKF brand

Burlington, ON — SKF Canada, Toronto, ON, reports that its Vogel brand of lubrication products will be sold in the…

News
June 26, 2009  

Conference to feature 26 sessions on machinery lubrication and oil analysis

Columbus, OH — The Reliable Plant 2009 conference and exhibition will take place September 1-3 in Columbus, OH. Th…

News
June 8, 2009  

STLE and Chemidex announce strategic partnership

Park Ridge, IL — STLE has announced a new partnership with Chemidex, LLC (chemidex.com) – an online, industry-spec…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Worldwide Lubricant Market Approaches $50 Billion

Cleveland, OH — Global lubricant demand is forecast to reach 40.5 million metric tons in 2012, according to a 428-page study published earlier this year by the Freedonia Group Inc., World Lubricants …

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Setting Up An Effective Oil Analysis Program

Implementation and training costs are extremely low compared to the hundreds of thousands of dollars that will be saved by predicting when problems may occur and then effectively planning and scheduli…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

The Biggest Lube Problems

The biggest problems regarding industrial lubrication were identified in a recent interview with Mike Deckert, vice-president at Flo Components Ltd., Mississauga, ON, an automatic greasing systems spe…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Ultrasonic System Listens And Measures

According to bearing manufacturers, lubrication problems account for 36% of bearing failures — and over-lubrication is a more frequent cause of these failures than under-lubrication. As a result, sev…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Food Contamination Threats And Food-Grade Lubricants

Lubricant contamination has always been a concern in the food and beverage processing industry. A major accident could cause a company to make a massive recall that could be devastating to its brand r…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

CFIA Approves Greases For Food Processing Facilities

SKF carries a broad line of industrial bearing greases. LGAP 0, LGAP 1 and LGAP 2 general-purpose, industrial and automotive bearing greases consist of a mineral-oil-based lithium soap thickened greas…