Lubrication

Courtesy: STLE
Oil and Gas June 12, 2021

Basics of used oil analysis

While oil has a limited lifetime, analysis can help diagnose a multitude of issues.

By Lynne Peskoe-Yang
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Maintenance June 10, 2021

Predictive maintenance best practices

Best practice strategies involve reducing maintenance costs and improving equipment performance.

By Andrea R. Aikin
Courtesy: PERC
Business of Engineering June 8, 2021

Propane council shares free resources for Forklift Safety Day

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is encouraging material handling professionals to take its new Mission Zero Pledge and commit to a safe, incident free workplace.

By Propane Education & Research Council
Courtesy: Sulzer
Mechanical June 7, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 31- June 6, 2021

Articles about optimizing gas turbines performance, how to properly size surge protective devices, IIoT in the real world, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 31- June 6, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI)
Lubrication June 2, 2021

What’s different about grease?

Greases lubricate about 90% of all rolling element bearings.

By Chuck Coe
Courtesy: STLE
Lubrication June 2, 2021

Intermediate storage and handling of lubricants

Storing and handling lubricants is a lot like running a kitchen. Cleanliness, inventory management and safety precautions ensure efficient operations and save time and money.

By Nancy McGuire
Courtesy: Petro-Canada Lubricants
Lubrication June 2, 2021

Review lubricant and grease storage and handling practices

Following safety protocols and procedures while handling lubricants is extremely important.

By Dr. Yulia Sosa
Dr. Ken Hope of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company appointed to one-year term as 2021-2022 president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). – Courtesy of Chevron Phillips Chemical
Business of Engineering May 19, 2021

Tribology group appoints president for 2021-22

Ken Hope, a 30-year industry veteran from Chevron Phillips Chemical, has been appointed as president of STLE from 2021-22.

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Courtesy: National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University
Lubrication May 14, 2021

Additive manufacturing to be showcased at lubrication conference

Tribologists and lubrication experts to gather online for STLE’s virtual annual meeting & exhibition.

By Michael Khonsari, Min Zou, Robert Jackson
Courtesy: STLE
Lubrication April 5, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 29 to April 4, 2021

Articles about food grade lubricants, robot innovations, asset maintenance, digital transformation trends and remote automation success were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 29 to April 4, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra