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feature | lubrication strategies
While we now have a wide range of lubricants available, the old
myth that grease is grease and oil is oil does not apply.

Contributing editor
Ken Bannister is coauthor, with Heinz Bloch,
of the book Practical
Lubrication for Industrial
Facilities, 3rd Edition
(The Fairmont Press,
Lilburn, GA). As managing
partner and principal
consultant for Engtech
Industries Inc., Innerkip,
Ontario, he specializes
in the implementation of
lubrication-effectiveness
reviews to ISO 55001
standards, assetmanagement systems,
and training. Contact
him at kbannister@
engtechindustries.com, or
telephone 519-469-9173.

forms a thermal blanket that raises the
lubricant temperature.

LUBE CHECKLIST
This list depicts the 10 major
reasons for lubrication failure.
The first nine are directly or
indirectly related to the acceleration of lubricant, component, and machine failure:
 lack of lubrication training
 lack of lubrication application engineering
 poor housekeeping, i.e., no order or cleanliness
 over-lubrication
 under-lubrication
 use of dirty or contaminated new lubricants
 infrequent oil/filter changes
 cross contamination of existing and
incompatible lubricants

 incorrect lubricant (additive package)
 bearings mounted out of square or misaligned
during setup.
Underestimating your lubrication approach is
gambling with your machinery and operational
health. When taking a vintage approach to managing maintenance, understand the context of the
"advice" and choose wisely. EP

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Efficient Plant April 2018

Editorial
Implementations
What's Wrong With My Bolts?
Understand Vertical Motor Bearings
Bourbon Boom Drives Distillery Expansion
Lubricant Myths That Can Cost You
IIoT
SAP: When To Update SAP Master Data
Give Your Chain A 'Hand'
Why Do Hackers Hack?
Why Compressor Size Matters
Equipment-Rental Considerations
On The Floor
Microgrids Are On The Rise
Solution Focus
Products
Index
Showcase
Seeking Reliability
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Editorial
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Implementations
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - What's Wrong With My Bolts?
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Understand Vertical Motor Bearings
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Bourbon Boom Drives Distillery Expansion
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Bourbon Boom Drives Distillery Expansion
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Lubricant Myths That Can Cost You
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - IIoT
Efficient Plant April 2018 - SAP: When To Update SAP Master Data
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Give Your Chain A 'Hand'
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Why Do Hackers Hack?
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Why Compressor Size Matters
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Equipment-Rental Considerations
Efficient Plant April 2018 - On The Floor
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Solution Focus
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Products
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Efficient Plant April 2018 - Index
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Showcase
Efficient Plant April 2018 - Seeking Reliability
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