Tag: Lubricants

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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Chevron Experts Leading Lubrication Workshops at Reliable Plant 2018

Chevron Experts Leading Lubrication Workshops at Reliable Plant 2018

by on March 15, 2018 0 Comments

The Reliable Plant Conference and Exhibition is the number-one forum for manufacturing plant operators looking for state-of-the-art ideas and strategies to optimize efficiency, reduce overhead and improve worker safety.

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Do you need synthetics everywhere?

Do you need synthetics everywhere?

by on February 22, 2018 0 Comments

Lately we’ve been getting questions about the use of synthetic lubricants in industrial and off-highway applications, including heavy duty engines, transmissions and gears. There’s no question that synthetics offer a number of benefits, notably longer drain intervals and support for improved fuel efficiency.

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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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The Risk of Excluding Routine Oil Analysis in Your Fleet PM Program

The Risk of Excluding Routine Oil Analysis in Your Fleet PM Program

by on January 19, 2018 3 Comments

Among our trucking customers, we are seeing more and more mixed fleets of older and newer trucks from different OEMs, and that presents a challenge from a preventive maintenance perspective.

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Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

Interpreting Oil Analysis: What does it tell you?

by on January 11, 2018 0 Comments

We’ve written quite extensively on the benefits of oil analysis and the proper methods of sampling oil for testing. Many of our customers know from experience that a routine laboratory analysis of in-service oil can help predict and prevent equipment failure or maintenance issues caused by oil contaminants.

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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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Are you optimizing your fleet? Or compromising it?

Are you optimizing your fleet? Or compromising it?

by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments

Many fleets are buying name-brand lubricants that are not necessarily tailored to their specific applications

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Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments

There’s little question that heavy equipment maintenance managers would prefer to minimize the different types of lubricants they have to keep in inventory to meet their many applications.

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Update: Making the Decision to Switch to API CK-4 Engine Oils

Update: Making the Decision to Switch to API CK-4 Engine Oils

by on October 6, 2017 8 Comments

Now that the new API category CK-4 engine oils have been in the market for nearly a year, it’s a good time to assess their impact in the market and address some questions that still persist.

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