Jason Gerig

Jason is currently the Americas ISOCLEAN Business Manager for Chevron Lubricants where he is implementing an industry leading business model for certified clean lubricants. He has 23 years of experience in the lubricants and fuel industry holding various positions in operations management, marketing, and sales with his primary passion focused on equipment reliability utilizing certified clean lubricants. 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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Worse for the Wear: Comparing a Typical Hydraulic Oil to Certified Clean Hydraulic Oil

Worse for the Wear: Comparing a Typical Hydraulic Oil to Certified Clean Hydraulic Oil

by on July 5, 2018 1 Comment

Can a hydraulic oil that is certified to the OEM’s ISO cleanliness standards really make a difference in equipment performance?

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Are you relying on your equipment filters to clean up your oil?

Are you relying on your equipment filters to clean up your oil?

by on June 1, 2018 0 Comments

We’ve posted quite a few articles in this space on the importance of oil cleanliness in reducing the risk of damage to equipment components. Yet we still hear numerous questions. Like, “Why do I need to start with a certified clean oil if my equipment filters will protect my equipment?”

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Power Utilities Improve Reliability and Reduce Costs with the Chevron ISOCLEAN® Certified Lubricants Program

Power Utilities Improve Reliability and Reduce Costs with the Chevron ISOCLEAN® Certified Lubricants Program

by on April 5, 2018 0 Comments

Power plants can’t afford unplanned downtime or damage to turbines due to lubricant related failures. Operating with a clean turbine oil is critical.

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Oil Cleanliness Infographic: See How What You Can’t See Can Hurt You

Oil Cleanliness Infographic: See How What You Can’t See Can Hurt You

by on February 9, 2018 0 Comments

Some people think oil cleanliness is a complex topic. Well, here’s good news. We’ve made it really simple, in a short infographic presentation.

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Yes, You Can Filter Additives Out of Lubricants

Yes, You Can Filter Additives Out of Lubricants

by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments

Most additives are chemicals that become solubilized in the oil and become immune to filtration during the manufacturing process. However, there are several types of additives that can affect filtration.

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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 2 Comments

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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