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E&MJ: Sizing Up a Fluid Situation

E&MJ: Sizing Up a Fluid Situation

In the article “Sizing Up a Fluid Situation” from Engineering & Mining Journal (May 2020), author Russell A. Carter takes a look at how fuel-service a...

07/08/20
How To Lubricate a Dragline

How To Lubricate a Dragline

Draglines are used throughout the world, in all kinds of environments and to remove all sorts of overburden, from sand to clay, to rock and other mine...

Machinery Lubrication: 10 Lubrication Best Practices for Improved Equipment Reliability

Machinery Lubrication: 10 Lubrication Best Practices for Improved Equipment Reliability

Lubrication practices have a direct effect on equipment reliability. A good lubrication strategy will improve your plant and equipment uptime. For a...

National Safety Month

National Safety Month

Whitmore | Jet-Lube cares about its employees. We demonstrate this in a variety of ways. One of the ways that this is demonstrated is in our commitmen...

Internal Corner 06/03/20
Is SpaceX The Next Big Thing In The Aerospace Industry?

Is SpaceX The Next Big Thing In The Aerospace Industry?

Almost 9 years have passed since the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) suspended its space missions. The last to do so was Shuttle ...

How to Use an Extreme Temperature Sealant - Deacon 8875

How to Use an Extreme Temperature Sealant - Deacon 8875

Deacon 8875 is a fibrous sealant / refractory hybrid that does not become weak or brittle, even in the most extreme temperature applications. Rated up...

Press Release: Whitmore’s Latest Storage & Handling System OilSafe® Lustor™ Lubrication Storage System

Press Release: Whitmore’s Latest Storage & Handling System OilSafe® Lustor™ Lubrication Storage System

Rockwall, Texas, April 16, 2019 – Whitmore® Manufacturing, LLC, a CSW Industrials Company and leading innovator of products and services which increas...

Lustor™ Lubrication Storage Systems

Lustor™ Lubrication Storage Systems

Best-in-class lubrication programs depend on the methods applied for storing, transferring and applying lubricants to your valuable equipment, and the...

Deformation Of Metal And The Effect On Open Gears

Deformation Of Metal And The Effect On Open Gears

When we think of metal, it is difficult to consider that it is compressible and even more interesting is that it can recover after being compressed, b...

How To Make An Optimal Oil Analysis Step By Step

How To Make An Optimal Oil Analysis Step By Step

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) sets the standards for most industrial oil tests. In addition, other standards are set by American ...

A  Definitive Guide to Various Maintenance Strategies For Your Industry

A Definitive Guide to Various Maintenance Strategies For Your Industry

According to the Rand Group, between 2012 and 2018, the U.S. spent about 57% of its transportation infrastructure budget on new construction projects....

Deacon 3300 Extruded Gasket Compound

Deacon 3300 Extruded Gasket Compound

Deacon 3300 is a fully compressible putty-like joint sealant that is packaged on a spool, in various diameters and lengths. Rated to 1600F (871C) and ...

Slick Tricks For An Efficient Fix - Global Mining Review: Mar/Apr 2020

Slick Tricks For An Efficient Fix - Global Mining Review: Mar/Apr 2020

Michael D. Holloway (5th Order Industry), Bret Jenkins and Don Howard (Whitmore & Jet-Lube), USA, outline the ways in which the operational efficiency...

Groundwater Week 2020

Groundwater Week 2020

Booth #1500 December 8-10, 2020 Las Vegas, NV

Success Story - Whitmore Lubricants Add Years To The Lives Of Its Clients' Machines - Manufacturing Today: May 2018

Success Story - Whitmore Lubricants Add Years To The Lives Of Its Clients' Machines - Manufacturing Today: May 2018

Crushing cement can leave wear and tear on even the toughest of heavy machinery, but that is an area where Whitmore can lend a hand. Senior Director o...

Aluminum Leader Gains Equipment Improvements, Cost Savings with Lubrication Excellence Program

Aluminum Leader Gains Equipment Improvements, Cost Savings with Lubrication Excellence Program

Novelis is a leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. Opened in 1959, the Terre Haute, Indiana,...

Jet-Lube: Premium Products for the Oil and Gas Industry

Jet-Lube: Premium Products for the Oil and Gas Industry

Since 1949, Jet-Lube has been recognized as a world leader in manufacturing lubricants for oilfield, construction, water well and industrial maintenan...

Grease Is The Word - Global Mining Review: Oct 2019

Grease Is The Word - Global Mining Review: Oct 2019

Bret Jenkins (Whitmore®/Jet-Lube®, USA) and Michael D. Holloway (5th Order Industry LLC, USA), explain how to determine which grease is best for your ...

Deacon 7228

Deacon 7228

Deacon 7228 is a viscous paste sealant designed for use on threaded fittings, flanges and gasket applications ranging from negative 25 to 450 degrees ...

Lubricant Failure Mechanisms

Lubricant Failure Mechanisms

Machines requiring a lubricant film experience a wide range of failure opportunities. Typically, the most common is surface degradation due to a conta...

Contamination Control

Contamination Control

Contamination is a major cause of equipment failure, as well as, compromising the performance of an oil. Filtering the oil prior to use and while in u...

Best Practices for Oil Lubricating Your Industrial Equipment

Best Practices for Oil Lubricating Your Industrial Equipment

The application of an oil can be broken down into a total loss application, a self-contained application, or a circulating application. The total loss...

Lubricant Storage

Lubricant Storage

Proper storage of oils and grease is an essential part of a Proactive Maintenance strategy. The objectives for storage guidelines should: Minimize th...

Best practices for grease lubricating your equipment

Best practices for grease lubricating your equipment

A grease lubricated bearing can be manually applied, automatically (semi or fully) applied, or lubricated for the life of the bearing. While many bear...