Monitoring through in-service oil analysis, an important element of predictive maintenance, can provide information about machine wear, as well as lubricant contamination and condition. By checking the appearance, viscosity, water content, acid number, cleanliness and solid metal and additive contents, the condition of the fluid can be measured.
The need for dust suppressants in the mining industry continues to increase due to health, safety, and regulatory reasons. Whether on a surface or underground mine, dust and other particulates are a constant safety concern for those working in the mining industry. Courtesy of ‘Tradelink Publications Ltd.’
When a steel producer had a fire incident in the Electric Arc Furnace process due to metal sparks igniting mineral oil that leaked and accumulated to form a pool they converted to QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 to minimize the risk of fire due to its increased auto ignition and heat of combustion compared to mineral oil.
Due to the complexities of the die casting production process, proper die lubricant selection can be a laborious task.
Fire hazards are constantly present in the steel industry with operations involving heavy equipment and liquid or red hot steel, and when mineral oil based hydraulic fluids are being used. However, there are alternatives that can be utilized without jeopardizing the performance or productivity of the steel production line.
v. Jan/Feb 2018. A four-step process is used to develop a total solution approach for the challenges a West Virginia, US based longwall mining operation was experiencing. The process included, site audit, recommendation, implementation, review and secondary audit. As well as the introduction of DUSTGRIP® JFP-95 to reduce dust emissions.