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One smart Italian

Last week we mentioned the contribution Vilfredo Pareto made to economics, and indeed, to the world in general. It turns out that he was not a one hit wonder. No, he had a second hit. (Maybe there are more but we didn't bother looking). Very soon after the Pareto Principle, young Vilfredo came up with his Pareto Efficiency. What's that you say? We're glad you asked!
Posted by Mark Chimes

Preparing your assets for cyclone season

Creating a maintenance schedule for our working assets can be a time consuming task. Sticking to it can be even more difficult. However, there can be good reasons for ignoring the schedule when circumstances call for it, and I want to suggest that now is a very good time to consider bringing some of your lubrication jobs forward.

Why?  Well consider this.
Posted by Mark Chimes

How do I know if my lubrication program is effective

"It isn't what you know that will kill you, it's what you don't know." The problem with pithy sayings like this one is that, of course, they are true, but who cares? Right?

Last week we provided a couple of good reasons why you should focus on your lubrication activities at the beginning of this new year. Here's a few tips to help you identify if you really do need to make improvements.
Posted by Mark Chimes

Oils ain't oils

There used to be a television advertisement where the old hand sagely told the newbie that selecting the right oil was a very important decision. While we agree with the sentiment we think there is a more important point to be made, and that is ...
Posted by Mark Chimes

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