Analysis and Testing of Lubricating Oils In Mine and Mill Production Equipment

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 70, No. 782, 1977

R. A. Ford, Noranda Mines Limited, Bell Copper Division, Granisle, B.C.

The paper outlines: methods used for the determination of wear metals in motor and transmission oils; contaminants in motor, transmission and crusher lubricating oils; and viscosity determinations. Case histories and costs are presented to illustrate the value of an oil analysis program.
Keywords: Testing, Lubrication, Oils, Equipment, Motor oils, Transmission oils, Wear metals, Bell Copper, Preventive maintenance.