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While the end goal of every root cause failure analysis (RCFA) RCFA program is the same – to maximize productivity and minimize unscheduled equipment downtime by preventing recurrence of the same or related failure – some programs are more effective than others. Best-in-class programs are…

ExxonMobil Product Announcements

31 Jan 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Product Announcements

This week, ExxonMobil released several product announcements. Here’s a rundown: 1. ExxonMobil is announcing the retirement of Mobil Delvac 1 5W-40 in all package sizes. This retirement is effective immediately, pending inventory run out. Follow the typical tank transition protocol by running the current tank…

Announcing the Customer Experience Rep of 2019!

21 Jan 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in News

2019 marked a new approach for us at McPherson Oil. We transformed from a Customer Service model to a Customer Experience model. The goal as a department was to focus on the customer journey which means from before they place an order until after they…

Steel Manufacturer Extends Roll Mill Bearing Life

07 Jan 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

An Alabama steel manufacturer operates a roll mill stand that utilizes several greased bearings. While using a lithium-based grease in its bearings, the manufacturer experienced two bearing failures per year due to corrosion and rust. When roll mill bearings fail, the bearing requires replacement and…

Steel Plant Reduces Grease Consumption

07 Jan 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

A leading steel manufacturer in Alabama was experiencing several issues with its hot mill. While using an aluminum complex grease in the hot mill, the manufacturer was regreasing more frequently than desired due to extensive water washout and high heat. Additionally, during mill operation, the…

Get the Most Out Of Oil Analysis

16 Dec 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

As you look at the oil analysis, remember that the most important area to consider is the relationship between result values and trends over time – not just the individual result from a single test. The following article from ExxonMobil looks at other ways to…

Volkswagen Group Motor Oil Program

13 Dec 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil in News

From ExxonMobil Oil Corporation: We are excited to announce that ExxonMobil has partnered with the Volkswagen Group to be their exclusive supplier of VW and Audi Genuine motor oil products in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The program implementation and product launch will begin…

Mobil SCH 918 Product Launch

12 Dec 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

From ExxonMobil Oil Corporation: We are delighted to share that Mobil SHC 918 EE, specially formulated to perform in GE Frame 7FA and Frame 6FA.01gas turbines and is 100% compatible with Mobil DTE 932 GT, is now available in the United States. As you know,…