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3 Ways to Optimize Oil Analysis

13 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General, Oil Tips

When it rains it pours, right? Does it ever feel like when one machine goes down. so does another? Or when one problem happens, it begins a domino effect? Problems tend to compound, and when one begins, you need answers fast to mitigate the uses….

Hydraulic System Maintenance

11 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Hydraulic systems power the moving parts of many kinds of industrial equipment. The lifeblood of your hydraulic system – the hydraulic fluid – requires four key areas of care to gain optimum service life. Also, to ensure proper function, periodic maintenance is important – and…

Quick Guide To The 3 Common Types of Automobile Grease

05 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

There are truly huge amounts of items out there that can support your vehicles but it takes heaps of research to know which one is the RIGHT one for your cars. Let’s look at a quick guide to the three most common glues that gives…

5 Reasons to Use Low Viscosity Fuel

17 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

A lot of people in the trucking industry, from owner-operators to fleet managers, are hearing about the advantages of low viscosity engine oil and are wondering if they should make the switch.  What can you gain for your fleet by using low viscosity oil? 1….

Advancing productivity with overall equipment effectiveness

16 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

By Rick Russo, Product Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering* Measuring equipment performance and productivity is essential for any industrial business that wants to maintain a competitive edge. Though there are a variety of methods to gauge results, one prevailing industry measure of productivity is…

McPherson Oil gained national recognition by receiving ExxonMobil’s 2017-2018 Distributor Excellence recognition for Employee Engagement.  The Distributor Excellence award is part of the Circle of Excellence program which recognizes distributors’ outstanding performance in various areas.  Alecia LaFon, Director of Human Resources, was happy to accept…

Lubrication Means Preservation

29 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Your fleet is only as strong as its lubricants The right kind of lubricants can reduce downtime and added expenses. Check out this tip from Mobil Delvac. Here’s to keeping your equipment running strong in all conditions. McPherson Oil is an Authorized Mobil Distributor throughout…

Saving Energy in Plastics Processing

24 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

As a plastics manufacturer, you expect your equipment to produce high-quality parts and products, unit after unit, whether you’re producing in long runs or short custom campaigns. It’s takes a lot of energy to produce those products and as many plant managers know, a lot…

Optimize Drain Intervals

01 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

It’s true. You can extend oil drain intervals without sacrificing engine protection. Check out this tip from Mobil Delvac on how to save energy and ultimately money by optimizing your fleet’s drain intervals. McPherson Oil is an Authorized Distributor of Mobil products in the Southeast…

How To Keep DEF From Going Bad

27 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF, is an important component in keeping heavy-duty trucks and machinery operating within federal emission guidelines. At a chemical level, DEF is a combination of deionized water and urea that transform harmful nitrous oxide emissions into harmless water and gas. Starting…