Tribology eSource | June 2016
 
 

Hydraulic System Care and Inspection
by David Doyle, CLS, OMA I & II
General Manager, Tribology

Routine inspection between major maintenance schedules can prevent manageable issues from becoming major problems with the operating reliability of any hydraulic system. Ensuring a system is regularly monitored will allow the hydraulic fluid to perform its task of transmitting power, provide proper cooling, control contaminants and wear, protect against rust and corrosion, and proper sealing against leakage for valves.

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Aluminium Components in Diesel Engine Cooling Systems
by David Doyle, CLS, OMA I & II
General Manager, Tribology

The most common metal used in engine cooling systems is aluminium. Heavy duty diesel engine manufacturers use aluminium components in cooling systems to reduce weight. A drawback to using aluminium components is that the metal is sensitive to chemical reaction causing corrosion. Another characteristic of aluminum is that it is a softer metal and extremely conductive.

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Gain Excellent Insight into Oil Analysis and Equipment Lubrication
by Fran Christopher, OMA I
Director, Marketing and Business Development

Machinery Lubrication & Oil Analysis Workshop
Those responsible for oil sampling, reviewing oil analysis reports and performing the correct tests, and maintaining overall care of equipment/maintenance actions will gain excellent insight into oil analysis and equipment lubrication.

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