Lubrication

Figure 1.1: Example of incorrect screw on coupling where shank portion was into threads on other flange. 33PM 5th section dryer coupling hub bolts. Courtesy: Randy Riddell
Lubrication September 6, 2016

7 installation best practices to assure a reliable bolted joint

Bolted joints are an integral part of equipment and component reliability as they connect a majority of our process equipment. While the immediate reliability impact may not be noticed, the reliability of bolted joints should not be overlooked.

By Randy Riddell, SCA
Graco Inc. adds the A2800 vertical oil and A2900 vertical grease pumps to the LubePro™ series of injector-based automatic lubrication pumps. Courtesy: Graco Inc.
Lubrication August 25, 2016

Addition to LubePro pump series

Graco Inc. adds the A2800 vertical oil and A2900 vertical grease pumps to the LubePro™ series of injector-based automatic lubrication pumps.

By Graco Inc.
Lubrication July 11, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles July 4-10: Managing removable media use, improving machine maintenance, oil and gas skills gap, more

Articles about managing removable media use, improving machine maintenance, bridging the oil and gas skills gap, air leaking from pipes, and arc flash safety requirements were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, July 4-10. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Erin Dunne
Lubrication July 4, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 27 to July 3: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about lubrication 101, industrial lubricant storage, lean manufacturing, hydraulic systems, and maintenance training were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 27 to July 3. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
The TLGB 20 grease gun is a portable tool to maximize efficiency and accuracy of manual lubrication for bearings, machines, and off-road equipment across industries. Courtesy: SKF
Lubrication June 27, 2016

Grease gun with integrated grease meter

The TLGB 20 grease gun is a portable tool to maximize efficiency and accuracy of manual lubrication for bearings, machines, and off-road equipment across industries.

By SKF
Lubrication June 27, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 20-26: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, lubrication 101, and lean manufacturing were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 20-26. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Erin Dunne
Chuck Yung is a senior technical support specialist at the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA). Courtesy: EASA
Lubrication June 24, 2016

Sleeve bearing clearance depends on many factors

They can’t all be right, yet many of us may have used one of these rules (probably not the same one, either) with great success. Which one, if any, is correct? The answer depends on the application.

By Chuck Yung
The CorrLube VpCI Lithium EP grease offers longer lubrication with corrosion protection on electrical connections. Courtesy: Cortec
Lubrication June 20, 2016

Lithium EP grease for lubrication

The CorrLube VpCI Lithium EP grease offers longer lubrication with corrosion protection on electrical connections.

By Cortec
Metcar materials feature a low coefficient of friction and good wear properties in a high speed environment, making them ideal for aircraft gearbox face seals. Courtesy: Metallized Carbon Corporation
Lubrication June 20, 2016

Carbon-graphite self-lubricating materials

Metcar materials feature a low coefficient of friction and good wear properties in a high speed environment, making them ideal for aircraft gearbox face seals.

By Metallized Carbon Corporation
The USB-104-IHUB is ideal for factory automation, hospital and medical, energy management, military/mission-critical, transportation, security systems, and process monitoring applications. Courtesy: ACCES I/O Products, Inc.
Lubrication June 15, 2016

4-port isolated USB hub

The USB-104-IHUB is ideal for factory automation, hospital and medical, energy management, military/mission-critical, transportation, security systems, and process monitoring applications.

By ACCES I/O Products, Inc.