Oil Tips

Extending Diesel Engine Life in Off-Highway Applications

01 Oct 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Diesel engines are the driving force of many different types of off-highway operations, and keeping them running at full tilt is critical to maximizing productivity and boosting profits. To help you keep those engines turning, this tip will examine some common diesel engine suffering points…

Fuel Management in an Emergency

14 Sep 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

You probably have a fuel management program. It’s either real or it’s in your head but you believe you have a fuel program that is money saving when it comes to buying fleet fuel. You might really have that type of program, most of our…

Storage and Handling Basics – Location

07 Aug 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Lubricating oils and greases require proper storage and handling to avoid deterioration, contamination, and even costly waste disposal. From damaged containers to excessive heat or cold exposure, many factors that can cause deterioration and waste can easily be avoided by following a few best practices. …

Storage and Handling Basics – Containers

01 Aug 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Lubricating oils and greases require proper storage and handling to avoid deterioration, contamination, and even costly waste disposal. From damaged containers to excessive heat or cold exposure, many factors that can cause deterioration and waste can easily be avoided by following a few best practices. …

Lubricant Storage & Handling Basics

22 Jun 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

As most maintenance professionals know, good storage and handling practices can help deliver productivity, safety, and sustainability benefits for any industrial operation. They will help ensure that lubricants are in peak condition to properly protect equipment and keep it running with minimal unscheduled downtime while…

Three tips to control leakage

18 Jun 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

As operators look to manage costs in facilities that are prone to leakage incidents, sometimes they turn to low-cost hydraulic fluids. Yet, this approach can lead to unwanted and even more costly results, including higher oil consumption rates and increased equipment wear. These tips will…

How To Flush and Regrease Rolling Element Bearings

16 Jun 2020, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Grease is one of the most commonly discussed topics in the lubrication world, and with good reason. Proper greasing of components such as bearings is absolutely critical to proper equipment performance, but it is often seen as more complex or challenging than oil lubrication –…