Tag: lubricant

A lubricant is a substance introduced to reduce friction between surfaces in mutual contact, which ultimately reduces the heat generated when the surfaces move. It may also have the function of transmitting forces, transporting foreign particles, or heating or cooling the surfaces. The property of reducing friction is known as lubricity.

Squeaky Wheels

Squeaky Wheels

Oil, lube, and coolant” are standard offerings at any garage or quick oil change shop and are familiar to all car owners. Heavy equipment operators utilize the same systems and have the same maintenance requirement, though on a much larger scale. And, in addition to oil and lube, heavy earth

TRP Introduces New Lubricant Program For All Makes of Trucks

TRP Introduces New Lubricant Program For All Makes of Trucks

RENTON, Wash., Nov. 7, 2016 — TRP has strategically expanded its product offerings to include a full line of lubricants for all makes of trucks and buses. TRP’s industry-leading, premium-grade products enable owner/operators, fleet managers and equipment maintenance managers to further extend the longevity of their vehicles.

Available in the United

To Keep Your Waste Trucks Running, Focus on Preventive Maintenance

To Keep Your Waste Trucks Running, Focus on Preventive Maintenance

Curtis Dorwart, vocational products marketing manager with Mack Trucks, says that operators who make sure that their trucks are properly oiled and lubed will save their municipalities plenty of money in eliminated repair bills. “Routine maintenance is absolutely critical for the long-term durability and reliability of the vehicle,” he says.

Critical Facility HVAC

Critical Facility HVAC

Data centers must balance capacity, energy efficiency, and management resources. Downtime can be costly: the mean cost for a data center outage is $505,502—according to a 2011 national study on data center downtime, cited in an Emerson white paper.

Des-Case Acquires OilMiser Product Line

Des-Case Acquires OilMiser Product Line

OilMiser oil mist adapters, oil sampling products and equipment adapters pair well with Des-Case products to protect and extend lubricant and equipment life.

 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (December 10, 2015) — Des-Case Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty filtration products that improve process equipment reliability and extend lubricant life for companies around the world,

Des-Case Introduces IsoLink Oil Transfer Containers

Des-Case Introduces IsoLink Oil Transfer Containers

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2015)— Des-Case Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty filtration products that improve process equipment reliability and extend lubricant life for companies around the world, has launched a new line of oil transfer containers and accessories to help maintain lubrication cleanliness, especially at transfer when contaminants can more

Precision Paving 101

Successful asphalt paving projects don’t happen by accident. They are the result of careful planning and proper preparation—starting with a well-graded or properly milled surface.

Precision Paving 101

Base prep is critical to the quality of paving. The majority of pavement failures are due to excessive distortion caused by a weak underlying base. An uneven or poorly compacted base can lead to inaccuracies in the mat because the screed operator is manually compensating for an inconsistent surface. “Certainly

Optimum Maintenance for Amazing Machines

Optimum Maintenance for Amazing Machines

It’s pretty amazing when you think about it: We can assemble, connect, and torque together thousands of parts made up of glass, plastic, rubber, circuit boards, and several different types of metal. And that once assembled, will result in some incredible piece of machinery that can load and haul and

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