Slick moves: New lube room tools and tips

Sheila Kennedy says keep it clean, folks: How to help prevent lubrication contamination.

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Lubricant contamination is a hazard to the lifecycle of lubricated parts. Improper handling and storage can introduce contaminants to the lubricant before it ever reaches the equipment. The lube room itself may be the source of such problems. A variety of tools and techniques are available to mitigate this issue, and continuing education is required to stay on top of the options. Build and maintain expertise Those responsible for lube room decisions first need a solid background in the latest tools and best practices. Regular lubrication training and certification is the best way to stay current on lubricant reliability and contamination control topics. Companies such…

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