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November 24, 2021
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•  How to Address the Skilled Worker Shortage
•  Food-Grade Lubricants Explained
•  The History of the Noria
•  Lube Tip
•  Machinery Lubrication Magazine Archive
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How to Address the Skilled Worker Shortage
How to Address the Skilled Worker Shortage
The “skills gap” or skilled worker shortage is a hot topic in industrial workplaces, but why and how bad is it? A recent Tooling U-SME study of more than 850 U.S. manufacturing companies revealed that 64 percent of respondents reported significant setbacks due to a shortage of skilled laborers.
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Keep Equipment Running and Downtime Down
Keep Equipment Running and Downtime Down
With Schaeffer’s hydraulic fluids, you decide when to stop working—not your equipment. Our hydraulic fluids reduce friction, maintain viscosity and dissipate heat, allowing your equipment to run cooler and longer.
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Food-Grade Lubricants Explained
Food-Grade Lubricants Explained
Lubricant leakages and maintenance are an inevitable part of all industries. Lubricants do not discriminate against the materials with which they come into contact. So the food-processing and pharmaceutical industries have additional challenges in selecting the right lubricants to do the job.
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Unseen Contamination Present in New, Refined Oils
Unseen Contamination Present in New, Refined Oils
Translucent new oil is visually assumed to be clean but many times contains more contamination than the existing oil being replaced. Find out why, plus the critical proactive maintenance step to assure the new oil is clean. 
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The History of the Noria
The History of the Noria
 The noria was an inevitable invention that sparked the development of countless types of hydraulic and rotating machines. Over the centuries, it has allowed civilizations to nourish their villages and crops with water, the most fundamental of resources. This triggered the beginning of a new era - the turning of arid lands into prosperous empires.
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Get a Grip on Contamination Problems
Get a Grip on Contamination Problems
Easily inspect oil’s color and clarity and drain water contamination with the Hex-Duty Sight Glass.  This innovative tool is built to withstand harsh environments.  Applications include pumps, gearboxes, storage tanks and fluid-lubricated machinery.
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Lube Tip
Have you ever threaded in a drain plug not quite right, or had the drain plug washer not seat properly but you didn't want to drain all the new oil out? For many small-sump machines (gearboxes, etc.), you can apply suction via a shop vac with a clean rag over the fill hole that will create a vacuum allowing you to momentarily remove the drain plug and reinsert a new one with hardly a drop lost.

(Submitted by Steve Weinberg, director of training, Oil Can Henry's)
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Noria Training Calendar
Machinery Lubrication Engineer
Dec. 6 - 9, 2021
Machinery Lubrication II
Dec. 14 - 16, 2021
Machinery Lubrication I
Jan. 18 - 20, 2022
Machinery Lubrication I
Dec. 7-9 - Tulsa, OK
Machinery Lubrication Engineer
Dec. 6 - 9, 2021
Machinery Lubrication I & Oil Analysis II
Feb. 15 - 17, 2022 - Houston, TX

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