Consider closed–loop oil-mist lubrication
A growing trend is migrating to this new lubricating system for rotating equipment
Oil-mist lubrication systems have been used for many years.
Properly applied, they also represent a proven and
environmentally clean technology for lubricating rotating
equipment in the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI).
Full-scale oil-mist lubrication for many pumps and motors in
the HPI dates back to the mid-1960s. Several US refiners
started installing large-scale plantwide oil-mist systems in
the late 1960s and early 1970s. Two large US Gulf Coast
refineries were among the first to adopt oil mist for their
hundreds of pumps and motors; they continue to do so today,
almost 50 years later.
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