Fast track to best practice in lube room management

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 14 Nov 2014   Posted by admin

A five star lubrication management standard is an ideal that resources companies strive for. No matter which lube management practices are in place, substantial improvements can be made in reasonable and cost-effective increments.

A lube room with correct lubrication management practices is always the first port of call when implementing an improvement program. Items such as good storage, colour labelling, dispensing and filtration practices will ultimately result in lower machinery downtime and related costs.

Converting site lubrication practices towards a five star rating should begin with specialised staff training. Training and awareness of personnel is one of the major requirements when commencing any lubrication management program. Queensland-based company Clean Lube Solutions runs on and off-site basic to advanced lubrication awareness courses throughout Australia and overseas including hands on lubrication monitoring basics; contamination control fundamentals, oil condition monitoring basics and patch test training.

A site evaluation or audit conducted at a facility will benefit in order to ascertain and report on current cleanliness practices and deficits. Clean Lube Solutions’ comprehensive report includes existing hydrocarbon management systems, oil, grease and parts storage, training and service programs, and provides an assessment rating and list of solutions towards industry best practice standards.

Containerised lube rooms can be customised to clients’ requirements and delivered to site with all oil storage, dispensing, labelling, pumping and filtration features. This cost-effective contamination control solution is supplied complete with ventilation, non-slip bunded floor, internal lighting, air ring main, certified for road and rail freight and compliant to AS1940-2004.

Clean Lube Solutions also designs and manufactures its own dispensing and filtration equipment and can retrofit existing or new lube room facilities with storage and dispensing equipment required to produce filtered and clean lubricants.

The company manufactures and delivers specialised lubrication management and contamination control solutions to a large range of national and international facilities including sizeable manufacturing plants, mines, quarries, mills, power generation and ports. Their comprehensive website provides a substantial range of lube management products and services including mobile filter trolleys, Fluidall stackable bulk fluid tanks, transportable containers and bunds, colour coding solutions, dispensing bars, stands and IBC filter panels, breathers, sample valves, pumps, adapters, patch test kits, Esco oil level sight glasses, Kleentek electrostatic oil cleaners, in-line heater units, particle counter – just to name a few. Clean Lube Solutions also custom design and manufacture to clients requirements.

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