Jason Gerig

Jason is currently the Americas ISOCLEAN business development manager for Chevron Lubricants, where he has held various marketing and sales positions since 2001. He has more than 20 years of experience in the lubricants and fuel industry, holding various positions in operations management, marketing, and sales. His primary passion and focus has been in the construction and mining industry, which includes experiences in equipment management for a heavy highway construction company. He holds a B.S. degree in Business Marketing from the University of Wyoming and has been recognized by the Society of Tribologists and Lubricant Engineers as a Certified Lubricant Specialist and Oil Monitoring Analyst.

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Avoid Common Mistakes That Drag Down Hydraulic Performance

Avoid Common Mistakes That Drag Down Hydraulic Performance

by on November 3, 2017 0 Comments

Hydraulics play many critical roles in construction equipment. Hydraulic systems depend on proper lubrication to perform their tasks reliably, but, not all hydraulic fluids are alike.

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Oil Analysis: Understanding Particle Counting Technologies

Oil Analysis: Understanding Particle Counting Technologies

by on September 29, 2017 1 Comment

Measuring particle contamination in lubricants is critical to any maintenance reliability program. But here’s the challenge: different labs are likely to use different particle counting technologies, which can produce widely varying results between labs.

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Oil Cleanliness: It’s More than Filtering to a Micron Level

Oil Cleanliness: It’s More than Filtering to a Micron Level

by on June 22, 2017 1 Comment

We spend a lot of time talking to customers about the importance of lubricant cleanliness. It seems we cannot emphasize enough the measures you can and should take to reduce the risk of particle contamination to protect equipment.

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Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 3: Stay Clean

Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 3: Stay Clean

by on February 2, 2017 0 Comments

This is the third of a three-part series discussing the phases of an effective lubricant cleanliness program: Start Clean, Monitor and Stay Clean.

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Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 2: Monitor

Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 2: Monitor

by on January 19, 2017 1 Comment

This is the second of a three-part series discussing the phases of an effective lubricant cleanliness program: Start Clean, Monitor and Stay Clean.   In our first article in this series, we set the stage for a lubricant cleanliness program by explaining how to “start clean.”

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Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 1: Start Clean

Simple Solutions for Meeting Equipment Manufacturer’s Oil Cleanliness Specifications Part 1: Start Clean

by on January 6, 2017 1 Comment

This is the first of a three-part series discussing the phases of an effective lubricant cleanliness program: Start Clean, Monitor and Stay Clean.   Particle contamination is the number-one cause of lubricant-related equipment failure.

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An Effective Way to Gauge Potential Equipment Life

An Effective Way to Gauge Potential Equipment Life

by on September 28, 2016 0 Comments

Are you maximizing the life of your equipment components? Wouldn’t it be great if you had some way to gauge potential component life, along with some guidance on how to reach it?

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Particle Contamination in Hydraulic Fluids: What’s the Risk?

Particle Contamination in Hydraulic Fluids: What’s the Risk?

by on September 16, 2016 0 Comments

In our last entry, we discussed the importance of minimizing particle contamination in mobile hydraulic system lubricants to maximize equipment reliability and performance. Let’s take a closer look at where and how the risk of contamination affects specific industries.

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Maximizing Reliability and Performance in Hydraulic Systems

Maximizing Reliability and Performance in Hydraulic Systems

by on September 8, 2016 0 Comments

Many industries rely heavily on vehicles and equipment that operate  hydraulic systems to get work done.

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Preventing Oil Contamination Part 2: The Importance of Keeping Oil Clean

Preventing Oil Contamination Part 2: The Importance of Keeping Oil Clean

by on June 10, 2016 1 Comment

While particulate contaminants can be introduced when lubricants are produced, transported and delivered, there also are many opportunities for contaminants to enter those products onsite at your facilities. Knowing how to properly handle and filter lubricants, once they’re under your control is just as critical.

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