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Wear & Contaminant Metals

Oil analysis remains the best tool in the predictive maintenance toolbox for the early detection of wear problems. Wear metal and wear particle levels will begin to increase well before your equipment exhibits symptoms, such as vibration, temperature or noise. This chart gives you a quick reference that identifies what wear metals, and contaminant metals…
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Viscosity Grading System

This chart is designed to allow users to determine whether or not lubricants will have similar viscosities.  If you are used to working with one set of standards and suddenly get another thrown at you, this chart can provide a point of reference.  Just read it horizontally.  For example, an ISO 680 lubricant will have…
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How your company can screen for COVID-19

There’s no doubt that from today forward, we’ll be looking at infectious diseases differently. Rilco’s RPMs division has assisted several customer sites with validating and developing an emergency scanning protocol utilizing thermal cameras to identify individuals entering the plant with a suspected EBT (Elevated body Temperature) as a precautionary screening method for COVID-19 & INFLUENZA.  In the short…
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5 COMMON MAINTENANCE MISTAKES THAT COST YOUR FLEET MONEY

BUYING THE WRONG COOLANT FILTER (SCA-charged or blank)Using the wrong filter in your trucks can cost you anywhere between $16,000 - $40,000 (in-frame overhaul or replacement). Additionally, approximately 35% of fleet trucks’ engine failures are coolant related. In a recent survey, Power Systems Research found that nearly 80% of medium and large fleets are using…
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New SP Motor Oil Standard Coming in May to Eke out More Engine Efficiency

Friction is the enemy of efficiency. At least that’s the case in internal combustion engines. That's why oil is such an important ingredient to the longevity of an engine’s life, as well as its performance during that life. It’s the lubricant that reduces wear and friction in critical areas, allowing the engine to even run…
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Protect your equipment with Nox-Rust® VCI-10

If you are finding yourself having to shut down your equipment for extended periods of time you may want to think about protecting your equipment from rusting. Rilco's trained representatives want to get you the products you will need to keep to keep your machines safe. Fuel tanks, storage tanks, cylinders, transmissions, metal containers, gear…
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Keeping Your Farm Equipment Working

Keeping your farming equipment properly maintained is extremely important this time of year. Not only does it extend the life of the equipment but it reduces downtime due to repairs. Dependable, durable lubricants are essential for equipment that works on demanding terrain in changing weather. RILCO, and our partners want to supply you smarter, more…
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