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Refreshed Website Streamlines Automated Lubrication Systems Resources

Posted by Angela Morrow

 

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Tags: Industrial Maintenance, Downtime Maintenance, Lubrication Equipement Product Info

The Rise of Women-Owned Businesses

Posted by Angela Morrow

As the owner of LubriSource, I was recently certified by WBENC, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. WBENC certification comes from more than a woman simply owning 51% or more of a company. It also comes from women claiming a majority role in the direct management of their companies.

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Tags: Industrial Maintenance, Supplier Diversity

Alliances and Partnerships That Drive Value in Supplier Diversity: An Interview with Cheryl Elafi of Diverse Supply Chain Partner, LLC

Posted by Angela Morrow

Certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council comes with many benefits, not the least of which is a strong connection to many amazing women in all types of industries and businesses. Our recent focus on WBENC and supplier diversity presented us with an excellent opportunity to interview Cheryl Elafi of Diverse Supply Chain Partner, LLC about her role in bringing diverse suppliers and companies together to form valuable partnerships.

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Tags: Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity Best Practices

Posted by Angela Morrow

Diversity may sometimes be seen as a buzzword thrown around to impress clients. The truth is, when done correctly, supplier diversity can increase your profits and improve the overall health of your business. It does, indeed, make for a selling point with your customers. But it also brings many other benefits to your business.

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Tags: Supplier Diversity

Oil Testing: The Fundamentals for Determining Contamination, Condition and Wear

Posted by Angela Morrow

Regular analysis of the oil in your plant’s lubrication system provides key insights and reveals potential maintenance issues you can remedy before they grow into catastrophes. In this blog post, we'll take a plain-language look into what exactly is tested during a basic oil analysis and what those tests can tell you about the health of your machinery.

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Tags: Lubrication Maintenance, Oil Analysis, Industrial Maintenance

Top 5 Benefits of Regular Oil Analysis

Posted by Kevin Morrow

Performing regular oil analyses on your lubrication system provides valuable insights into the operating levels of your machines and the lubricant running through them. Without proper and consistent analysis, you are leaving the efficiency of your equipment to chance.

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Tags: Oil Analysis, Lubrication Maintenance, Industrial Maintenance

Accurate Oil Testing: 6 Ways to Mess Up Oil Sampling

Posted by Angela Morrow

Oil analysis is a necessary component in machine health and longevity. Accurate oil analysis can provide valuable information regarding your lubricant’s cleanliness, levels of additives, and degree of wear. Regular oil testing allows you to track trends in data over time, which helps you recognize changes that indicate impending damage or failure is looming.

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Tags: Oil Analysis, Downtime Maintenance

Industrial Oil Analysis: Innovation Reduces Cross-Contamination During Sampling


RelyAssist is partnering with the lubrication experts at LubriSource to bring you top-notch oil sampling you can trust. By relying on professionals to use ultra-clean tools and procedures to properly collect oil samples in your facility, you get test results you can count on. This allows you to make informed decisions on your plant’s maintenance processes going forward.

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Tags: Oil Analysis, Lubrication Maintenance

Helpful Advice for Avoiding Water Contamination in Lubrication Systems

Posted by Kevin Morrow

Keeping your lubrication system as free of water as possible is essential to an effective maintenance program. Water is a costly and destructive contaminant that results in premature component wear and accelerated lubricant degradation. Following best practices for storage, along with installing adequate moisture prevention and removal equipment, ensures the water saturation level in your system remains low.

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Tags: Filtration/Contamination

[SlideShare] A Guide to Lubrication Partnerships

Posted by Angela Morrow

Improper and insufficient industrial lubrication practices lead to equipment failures that cost U.S. businesses as much as $1 trillion per year in lost productivity, costly reactive maintenance, and unscheduled downtime.

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Tags: Downtime Maintenance