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Why the ISO code matters

Monday, November 17, 2014

Earlier this month, I explained the meaning behind the ISO 4406 contamination code, so now I’m explaining why it matters, and how you can apply it to your…

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Understanding ISO 4406

Friday, November 7, 2014

The most critical quality of hydraulic fluid you should consider is that of cleanliness. We refer to the size and quantity of particle contamination when discussing cleanliness, and…

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The single greatest cause of oil not performing as it should is fluid contamination.

Hydraulic fluid contamination: The greatest danger to your system

Friday, October 3, 2014

David Marlowe • Owner/CEO • DMAR Technical Training and DMAR Business Centers When conducting a class on hydraulic and lube oil systems, I often find that the students…

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NFPA’s Webinar “Better Contamination Control Through Better Contamination Measurement”

Monday, October 22, 2012

Particle counting properly done is a tool for managing maintenance costs and ensuring reliable operation of machinery that uses hydraulics. Particle counting done incorrectly can lead to unnecessary…

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Bosch Rexroth – Oil Cleanliness Booklet

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Bosch Rexroth has published a new booklet to help technicians determine sources of problems with hydraulic systems and understand the basics of contamination control and recognize the importance…

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Eaton’s Vickers® Fluid Analysis Service

Monday, November 22, 2010

Although hydraulic fluids are produced under clean conditions, by the time they have been stored, transported and transferred into a customer’s system they are nearly always contaminated with metal and rubber particles.

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Driflex™ Oil Conditioning System

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Driflex Oil Conditioning System for complete removal of free, emulsified and dissolved water from a wide variety of industrial and mobile lubrication and hydraulic systems. On average, oil contamination from dirt and water causes 70-80% of lubricated equipment wear and failures.

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Designing for Long Life Helps You Eliminate 80% of Hydraulic System Problems

Monday, November 22, 2010

It’s easy. All you have to do is start with clean fluid and keep it that way. Dirty fluid really causes 80% of hydraulic system failures. But there is a big difference between knowing the cause of a problem and eliminating it.

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