Tag: Maintenance

Webinar: How to Build a Modern Maintenance Shop for Small and Medium-Size Fleets

Webinar: How to Build a Modern Maintenance Shop for Small and Medium-Size Fleets

by on April 18, 2018 0 Comments

Truck technology is changing, labor costs are rising, and the pool of skilled technicians is shrinking. Are your maintenance facilities and practices keeping up with these changes?

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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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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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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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Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

by on September 20, 2017 2 Comments

There is more to greases than meets the eye. And there is no such thing as a single “all-purpose” grease.

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Ozark Pushes Drain Intervals to 75,000 Miles with Delo

Ozark Pushes Drain Intervals to 75,000 Miles with Delo

by on August 11, 2017 0 Comments

Memphis-based Ozark Motor Lines is an irregular-route truckload carrier serving customers across the continental U.S.

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