Industry Information

Improving Construction Site Security

07 Nov 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

Those in the construction industry have had a long battle with thieves who attempt to steal their highly valuable construction machinery. Whether it is an excavator or simply a cement mixer, the theft of construction equipment was once rife in the industry and it was…

The Importance Of Condition Monitoring

01 Nov 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

A condition monitoring program plays a very important role in most industrial companies that have plant machinery. These programs enable companies of all sizes to manage costs and extend the lifetime of plant machinery through on-going maintenance and monitoring the performance of machinery on a…

How to Purchase Used Agricultural Equipment

05 Oct 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

An increase in the cost of machinery used for farming purposes is said to be one of the factors that affect the production of food. Growers are usually unable to purchase the right tools that can help them plow their lands and produce their desired…

How to conduct a gear inspection

25 Sep 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

To improve the life and performance of gears, it’s important for maintenance personnel to understand how to inspect, report, and document the condition of these critical units. The inspection results can improve the life and performance of gear units, as well as estimate gear life…

Additive Chemistry: The Inside Story

21 Sep 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

Finished lubricants are formulated from a blend of base oils and a wide range of chemical additives, which can account for up to 20 percent of the formulation. These additives play a crucial role in lubricant performance, often enhancing base oil qualities, such as oxidation…

There are hundreds of different types of lubricant technologies on the market, each one designed for the specific needs and conditions of a given application. If you work in an industry where you have lots of applications within a single operation – such as mining,…

While working with hydraulic systems, it is important to understand its anatomy in and out. Careless usage of a hydraulic machine can shorten down its potential life drastically. Reasons for a shorter life span The most common reason for the deterioration of a hydraulic system…