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The pulp and paper manufacturing process can be particularly taxing on lube and hydraulic oils.  The high levels of moisture, heat, and dirt that are inherent in the paper manufacturing process make water and particulate contamination in oils an ongoing occurrence.  In lube systems, solid particles can cause bearing surface wear, lowering expected bearing life.  In addition, water contamination in bearing housings can be an even a greater contributor to lessening bearing life.  Hydraulic system pumps, valves, and cylinders all are affected negatively with particulate and water contamination.  The aftereffects of contamination in lube and hydraulic systems can be severe, resulting in costly disruptive downtime and unscheduled maintenance activities.   

The solution to oil contamination control, and to shield your pulp and paper making operation from the effects of oil contamination, are Kaydon Filtration oil conditioning and purification systems.  This selection guideline shows which system would be recommended for your oil contamination control application. 

Application  Typical Oil Type Recommendation
Paper Machine Lube Oil Tanks ISO 220 - 460 paper machine oil 858 Vacuum Distillation Dehydration Oil Conditioning Systems
Hydraulic Power Unit Oil Reservoirs ISO 32 - 100 mineral base hydraulic oil  Part Number 858-300STD460
 Turbine Driven Pump and and Fan Oil Reservoirs ISO 32 - ISO 68 turbine oil  Part Number KL1-WD-AWD
Powerhouse Turbine Lube Oil Reservoirs ISO 32 - 46 turbine oil Part Number KL10S2-004

Benefits of using Kaydon Filtration equipment for lube oil and hydraulic oil in a pulp and paper making complex:

1.  Keeps your equipment operational
2.  Protects expensive and difficult-to-replace rotating components from premature failure
3.  Keeps maintenance schedules intact and more predictable
4.  Helps reduce maintenance and replacement parts costs for lube systems and hydraulic power units
5.  Supports the expected lifespan of increasingly expensive lubricants