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Ottsen Oil Takes Action towards Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting us all right now. The biggest impacts right now seem to be the way we conduct business and ordering patterns. Ottsen Oil is prepared to support you in your efforts to maintain productivity and...

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Spring Cleaning: Using that Down Time to Organize

By: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS The lube room, you know, that area of the shop that you have been meaning to clean up and organize for a while now.  We all know that keeping your lube room clean and organized will help save you time and money in...

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After-Market Additives: The True Cost

By: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS As equipment operators, we want the best possible protection that we can provide our equipment. The longer we can get it to last, the better. Many people see advertisements for after-market oil additives that promise...

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Gear Oils vs. Transmission Oils

Written by: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS   What is the difference between a gear oil and a transmission oil? This question was posed to bring home the fact that we have oils with similar names that are not for similar applications. Most notably the...

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Shop Cleanliness and Organization: A Step in the Right Direction

Authored by: Allan Zieser, STLE, CLS Over the years, the Ottsen team and I have visited many plants and facilities. One of the most common problems we find is poor lubricant management and organization. Cleaning up your shop and organizing your...

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