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    • 20 May 2019

    Unearthing new sources of productivity in coal mining with high performance lubricants

    How can the right lubes help overcome the challenges of modern coal mining operations, amid fluctuating global coal prices that have complicated capital expenditure planning and put pressure on bottom line performance? Let’s take a closer look at the important role high performance lubricants play in optimising the performance of coal mining equipment.
    • 13 May 2019

    Enhancing cement plant productivity with high performance lubricants

    High and heavy loads, extreme temperatures, and multi-step processes all make for challenging operating conditions in cement production. Machinery components, including the bearings and gearboxes, are subject to overheating and premature wear. Therefore, plant operators must maintain the reliability of their machinery to prevent any unscheduled downtime and costly additional maintenance, as well as safeguard their bottom...
    • 29 Apr 2019

    How You can Reduce Energy Costs in Plastic Processing in 5 Steps - Part 2

    The plastics injection moulding industry has advanced dramatically over the past couple of decades, but it continues to be an energy-intensive one. This, in turn, can lead to considerable costs. Injection moulding plants can reduce their energy consumption, however, by developing a structured strategy comprising practical management, maintenance and investment actions. If done well, it could lead to energy consumption...
    • 22 Apr 2019

    From Pumps & Systems: Your Guide to a Successful Lubrication Program

    As many members of the Mobil SHC Club have heard us recite many times before, there are a few basic tenets that all successful equipment maintenance and lubrication programs should follow. If managed correctly, these programs can be a lever to help operators achieve their productivity, sustainability, and profitability ambitions. That’s why Pumps & Systems magazine recently featured an article authored by...
    • 15 Apr 2019

    From Manufacturing.net: Reducing Human-Machine Interaction Through

    Safety is a critical priority for virtually every industrial operator, and many operators are always working towards improving their safety record. One of the key opportunities to improve safety is by reducing how often maintenance personnel need to interact with equipment (also referred to as “human-machine interaction” [HMI]). Recently, Toby Hlade, one of our leading Mobil technical experts, contributed...
    • 8 Apr 2019

    Save Energy and Cut Costs in Plastic Processing by Using the Right Hydraulic Oil

    The plastics industry is energy-intensive and even small rises in energy bills, especially in this highly competitive market, can have serious ramifications for a plastics processor’s bottom line. However, there are ways to reduce an injection moulding plant’s energy consumption – steps that can also help companies comply with environmental legislation and save money. Picking the right hydraulic...
    • 5 Feb 2019

    You asked, we delivered: Introducing our new glossary of terms

    In recent months, many Mobil SHC Club members have been asking for a glossary of terms, an easy, Wikipedia-style library of key industrial terms and definitions. Fret no more – after several months of hard work, we’ve taken the 1993 ExxonMobil Encyclopedia for the User of Petroleum Products and updated it for 2019. This updated glossary is now available to you as a resource, available here: https://en.club...
    • 22 Oct 2018

    Getting the Most Out of Your Industrial Gas Engine

    Recently, ExxonMobil partnered with Engineers Australia , a professional association committed to the advancement of the engineering field within Australia, to bring together top experts from around the Oceanic region to discuss the latest industrial gas engine technology and market trends. Specifically, experts from Caterpillar, ExxonMobil, and Origin Energy toured Australia to deliver a series of talks, with hundreds...