Category Archives: Blog

April 2019 Newsletter

Important industry update regarding pricing, details on the Switch to Shell program running until December 31, 2019, a new product added to Shell's Gadus line and much more
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The 411 on 303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluids

Did you know that tractor hydraulic fluids (THF) labeled with the "303" designation have been obsolete since 1974? Though the "303" designation was discontinued more than 40 years ago, "303 THF" is still on the market and oftentimes promoted under misleading claims. In a report from the Petroleum Quality Institute of America, 91% of examined…
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The Importance of Oil Analysis

By Myles Pryor One of the most important aspects of lubrication and preventive maintenance of rotating equipment is oil analysis. An effective lubrication program with oil analysis can provide longer equipment life, detect early signs of contamination and degradation, reduce equipment downtime and ultimately save you money. Oil contamination is one of the greatest factors…
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5 Common Maintenance Mistakes That Cost Your Fleet Money

There are many things that you can do to optimize your maintenance practices to be more efficient and save money. Here are a few easy things that you can avoid to start saving money today. 1. BUYING THE WRONG COOLANT FILTER Extended life coolants (ELCs) are becoming very common. In a recent survey, Power Systems…
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