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Tuesday, 26 March 2013

The dangers of excessive air in oil.

Are you aware that excessive air in oil may be destroying your equipment and costing you money?

We all know that excessive air in oil can’t be good, but just what are the dangers of air trapped in oil? Although air is always present in lubricating oil, it is often justifiable to adopt measures to minimize its presence.

How do you know if your equipment’s lube is suffering because of the air in the oil.

Air can exist in oil in three different states:


Air dissolved in oil exists as individual molecules which are similar to CO2 dissolved in
Sunday, 24 March 2013

Best Lubrication Tips for Optimum Efficiency.

Here are the best lubrication tips to optimize your plant efficiency.

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In the face of ever increasing costing pressures companies across the globe are looking at ways to improve efficiency and cut costs.

In order to achieve this, plant managers are looking for ways to improve equipment reliability, optimize maintenance and reduce energy consumption.

Often they are doing so by challenging the status quo and experimenting with
Saturday, 16 March 2013

The increasing use of Synthetic Lubricants in cars.

Advanced technology means increased use of synthetic lubricants in cars.

As Automotive technology moves forward at the speed of light so the need for synthetic lubricants in cars increases.

Warranties and 100,000-mile service intervals mean that Automotive manufacturers have to make their components work harder and last longer than ever before or fix them free of charge.

Better metals, plastics
Tuesday, 5 March 2013

What is the best synthetic gear oil?

Only the best synthetic gear oil can cope with abnormal loads on these giant worm gears!

A gear box failure can be very costly, both in repair costs and downtime, that’s why most company’s use only the best synthetic gear oil. But how do you decide on the best synthetic gear oil?

Traditional theory often advocates that polyalkylene glycols (PAGs) perform better in worm gears than other lubricants due to their high lubricity. But is this true; and what benefits do they really offer over polyalphaolefin (PAO) worm gear lubricants or mineral oils