Jeanna Van Rensselar

Jeanna Van Rensselar heads her own communication/public relations firm, Smart PR Communications, in Naperville, Ill. You can reach her at


Lubrication May 14, 2024

Future of greases for EVs, manufacturing and more

For reasons of cost, scarcity and the sustainability of lithium soap thickeners, there is a demand for new lubricating greases, which requires new developments and test methods.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Courtesy of STLE.
Lubrication September 27, 2022

Controlling particle contaminants

Best practices for avoiding lubricant contamination are established and simple to implement — the key to success is follow through.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Lubrication March 4, 2022

The value of lubricant cleanliness

Best practices for transferring oil from storage into use and keeping it clean in operation.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance July 28, 2021

Clean lubricant program success

Particle count analysis, either in the lab or onsite, has the potential to catch issues early before they lead to equipment failure.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Lubrication October 5, 2020

Grease chemistry is governed by thickener structure

Know the kinds of grease and laws that govern their use.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Lubrication June 16, 2020

Analyze oil thoroughly

Individual results are not individual when it comes to maintaining the health of your machinery; this is why

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
Lubrication June 11, 2019

Liberating oil analysis data

Many factors can prevent end-users from getting more from their reports.

By Jeanna Van Rensselar
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