Specialty Glass of Rosharon, TX Repairs MRT Particle Counter

Our laser particle was down for several days due to the glass sample inlet breaking off the calibrated fill tube.  Specialty Glass in Rosharon, TX did a fantastic repair job (http://www.specialtyglassinc.com/).  We didn’t previously understand that laboratory glassware can be repaired to this level of precision.  We are very satisfied with the work and the particle…

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Ways to Avoided Costly Machine Failures with Routine Oil Analysis

Link Oil Analysis to Vibration Analysis Oil analysis is considered the best early indicator of a future problem with critical rotating equipment.  Vibration analysis is a critical tool to detect whether equipment already has a problem that needs to be addressed.  Most plants and facilties with a dedicated equipment reliability program utilize vibration analysis software…

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Lubricant Analysis is Critical During Startup

A new power generation plant contracted MRT to analyze its cooling tower gearbox lubricants at frequent intervals following its first startup after construction.  Initially the power plant expected the oil analysis to be routine by confirming that the mechanical equipment would function as designed.  MRT reported excessive amounts of wear metals in the lubricant samples…

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