Case Study: Komatsu Gearbox & CAT Gearbox

Case Study: Komatsu Gearbox & CAT Gearbox

THE SITUATION: The mining company was experiencing high contamination levels in the gearboxes in their Komatsu 830E and Caterpillar 930 haulers. Examination by Triple R indicated the contamination was coming from two specific areas: The external environment The wear...
Case Study: Bio-Diesel Fuel

Case Study: Bio-Diesel Fuel

THE SITUATION: The bus company was experiencing clogging issues with their fuel injector nozzles and suspected it was due to contamination and water in the bio-diesel fuel. Searching for a way to solve their issues they contacted Triple R to investigate and provide a...
Case Study: Alpha | Mobil DTE Oil Purification

Case Study: Alpha | Mobil DTE Oil Purification

THE SITUATION: The injection moulding machines at ALPLA were experiencing higher than normal levels of contamination in their oil. The manufacturer of their injection moulding machines requires a cleanliness of ISO 16/14/11; anything less will void the warranty....
Case Study: General Electric | Wind Turbine Gearbox

Case Study: General Electric | Wind Turbine Gearbox

THE SITUATION: GE Energy’s Wind Turbines were experiencing premature gearbox and bearing wear resulting in extensive repairs, rebuilds, and shortened oil and machine life. Triple R’s solution to frequent oil changes and expensive repairs is perfectly clean oil. The...
Case Study: Magna International | Contamination Control

Case Study: Magna International | Contamination Control

THE SITUATION: Due to contamination control issues, Magna instituted a policy instructing maintenance managers to change the hydraulic oil in their injection moulding machines every year, regardless of condition. . Upon investigation, Triple R’s expertise and...
Case Study: CMI | Oil Contamination

Case Study: CMI | Oil Contamination

THE SITUATION: CMI was experiencing extremely high oil contamination levels on their Harris Baler Recycling Machines. The vane pumps in the baler are extremely sensitive to contamination so CMI needed a solution. Oil analysis showed: Varnish was increasing Wear metals...
Case Study: Bus Company | Dirty Engine Oil

Case Study: Bus Company | Dirty Engine Oil

THE SITUATION: This bus company was looking for ways to lower their engine oil operational costs as well as reduce their buses’ environmental impact. As Triple R previously used their expertise to help the company resolve contamination issues with their injection...
Case Study: Garbage Truck | Dirty Hydraulic Oil

Case Study: Garbage Truck | Dirty Hydraulic Oil

THE SITUATION: This company is one of the largest manufacturers of Refuse Collection Vehicles and was looking for ways to improve their finished product. One of the areas of improvement they wanted to target was reliability. Dirty hydraulic oil impacts reliability in...
Case Study: Traylor Bulldog Crusher

Case Study: Traylor Bulldog Crusher

THE SITUATION: Because this crusher did not have a system of blowers and an air seal, the customer was plagued with a constant ingression of solid contaminant in their lubricating oil. This was causing unnecessary wear and tear on their equipment and increasing...
Impact of Sludge on Hydraulic and Lubricating Systems

Impact of Sludge on Hydraulic and Lubricating Systems

Sludge – Varnish – Oxidation Products There are numerous types of insoluble contaminants found in hydraulic and lubricating systems. Insoluble contaminants are those materials that will not dissolve in the oil. The two most general classifications of...

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