Keeping oil in peak condition can have far reaching benefits from reducing maintenance expenditure to increasing reliability. It's that time again where we make New Year's Resolutions to improve things around our personal lives.  Many New Year's Resolutions are quite predictable and involve trying to improve our health.   So what about having the same attitude towards your equipment's health?…
Richard Marshall
Richard Marshall
15th Jan, 2021 | 2 mins to read
Do you plan to fail a core component prematurely this year?  Surely not! Australian cricketing great, Glenn McGrath was always asked to predict the…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
11th Jan, 2021 | 3 mins to read
Understanding the Importance of Evaluations in Oil Sample Reports It’s often easy to decide what to do when an oil analysis lab report returns a ‘normal’…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
16th Dec, 2020 | 3 mins to read
Quality sampling is the basis for any decisions based on oil analysis. Taking a sample is not difficult, but don’t make these mistakes. Following this…
Matt McLeod
Matt McLeod
17th Nov, 2020 | 4 mins to read
Used oil analysis is a predictive maintenance technology used to infer the condition of oil-lubricated compartments. Data gained through…
Osman Bahemia
Osman Bahemia
29th Oct, 2020 | 3 mins to read
Oil sampling programs can provide incredible insight into machine conditions, but if you don’t get that sample right then time and cost invested can be…
Angus Lay
Angus Lay
15th Oct, 2020 | 9 mins to read
Oil analysis dates back to the end of World War II when the US locomotive industry started the practice to successfully detect diesel engine problems via…
Matt McLeod
Matt McLeod
06th Oct, 2020 | 5 mins to read
This post was previously written by Noel Dyson and  published via Australia's Mining Monthly
Noel Dyson
Noel Dyson
28th Aug, 2020 | 6 mins to read
The following was taken from the Sumitomo Corporation Business Report 152nd Newsletter to Shareholders April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020
Richard Marshall
Richard Marshall
07th Aug, 2020 | 1 mins to read
Why you should consider integrating automated failure analysis investigations into your operations When a component fails, there'll be a story in the oil…
Angus Lay
Angus Lay
07th Aug, 2020 | 3 mins to read
Maintenance and reliability professionals will be familiar with the P-F Curve developed by John Moubray in his book ‘RCM II’ which utilises a graph to represent the relationship between potential failure (P) and functional failure (F). There have been many articles and opinions of the model and its use, but we’re going to keep it simple and look at how oil condition monitoring can extend the time…
Matt McLeod
Matt McLeod
21st Jul, 2020 | 3 mins to read
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