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The Relationship Between Oil Viscosity and Equipment Performance

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When it comes to rotating equipment, it is a question of when—not if—a failure will occur. In about 50% of all bearing failures, improper lubrication turns out to be the root cause. Read our blog to learn how oil viscosity relates to engine performance. 

August 11, 2021
By Robin Vodenlic, Product Marketing Manager
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How to Clean and Inspect Your Thermostatic Valve

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Read this blog to learn how to properly clean and check your thermostatic valves according to AMOT and engine OEM standards and why this is important to overall engine performance and lifespan.

July 21, 2021
Posted in: Temperature Control
By Chase Bailey, Sales Specialist
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How does oil viscosity affect compressor performance and operating costs?

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When lube oil viscosity goes out of spec, compressor bearings begin to fail. The loss of proper lubrication leads to production downtime and high repair costs. This is particularly challenging for refineries and other petrochemical operations using large gas compressors where the operating environment can be extreme.

May 24, 2021

Three Positive Air Shutoff System Recommendations for the Most Common Applications

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Trying to decide which positive air shut off system (PASS) is best for your application? Read this blog to learn our recommendations for the three most common applications.

April 22, 2021
By Chase Bailey, Sales Specialist
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Diesel Engine Safety FAQs

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From "how does a positive air shut off work?" to "what size valve do I need?" these are the diesel engine safety questions we most often hear from our customers.

April 7, 2021
By Robin Vodenlic, Product Marketing Manager
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How the VISCOpro 2100 Can Help Determine Bunker Fuel Quality

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Viscosity is an important parameter in determining the quality of marine fuels, but traditional sample testing may not represent the entire supply. Read our latest blog to learn how the VISCOpro 2100 provides a solution to this dilemma through real-time monitoring of viscosity during bunkering operations.

March 31, 2021

Installing Positive Air Shut Off Systems (PASS) - It's Easier Than You Think

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Many people are concerned that positive air shut off valves are difficult to install. However, this is not the case, and AMOT offers several options for installing our valves, so you can choose what best suits your needs.

March 24, 2021
By Robin Vodenlic, Product Marketing Manager
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Which Downstream Diesel Engines Need an Air Intake Shut Off Valve?

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Due to the high risk of spills or gas leaks, many oil and gas production sites ban obvious ignition sources including cigarettes, lighters, and cellphones. Unfortunately, many of these same sites overlook diesel engines as an additional source of ignition.  In this blog, we’ll discuss which diesel-powered equipment used in downstream oil and gas operations need to be equipped with an air shut off system.

March 10, 2021
By Chase Bailey, Sales Specialist
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What is a Thermostatic Mixing Valve (TMV)?

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Thermostatic mixing valves are useful in applications that must ensure a constant outlet temperature to prevent damage or injury. Read our blog and learn how a TMV works and why they are important.

March 1, 2021
Posted in: Temperature Control
By Robin Vodenlic, Product Marketing Manager
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Which Upstream Diesel Engines Need an Air Shut Off Valve?

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It is not uncommon to find upwards of 30-40 diesel engines at an upstream oil and gas site, but which of these should be equipped with an air shut off system? Check out our blog to learn the answer to this important question. 

February 9, 2021
By Chase Bailey, Sales Specialist
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