Tribology eSource | November 2015
 
 

General Grease Overview and Bearing Lubrication
by David Doyle, CLS, OMA I, OMA II | General Manager, Tribology
Co-Author Micheal Blackmon CLS | Reliability Specialist

This short article focuses on basic grease lubrication in roller bearings. The influences that affect the performance of grease lubrication is very complex and would require a much more in-depth article than this piece is intended to provide.

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Scale Formation in Diesel Engine Cooling Systems
by David Doyle, CLS, OMA I, OMA II
General Manager, Tribology

A heavy-duty diesel engine transfers only about one-third of the heat it generates into mechanical energy. This results in a high amount of heat generated that needs to be dissipated from an operating engine. Excess heat generated that does not dissipate through exhaust or to the surrounding atmosphere requires a healthy cooling system to prevent engine failure.

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Appointment of Evan Zabawski CLS, OMA I, MLT I, MLA II, CET and
Micheal Blackmon CLS

ALS Tribology is pleased to announce the appointment of Evan Zabawski and Michael Blackmon in the role of Business Development/Reliability Specialist.

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