Enhance reliability of process pumps with lubrication management for antifriction bearings
Rolling bearings must be adequately lubricated to operate reliably and to prevent direct metal-to-metal contact between rolling elements, raceways, cages and other components. The choice of a suitable lubricant and lubrication method, and controlling contaminants, are important for improving the reliability of the machinery where these bearings are used.
- Indian Oil Corp. Ltd., Paradip, India
Trinath Sahoo is the Deputy General Manager at Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. He is a mechanical engineer with more than
20 years of experience in the technical and management fields. His key areas of expertise include project engineering design, project implementation, process plant maintenance, troubleshooting and analysis of rotating equipment. Dr. Sahoo has worked as a plant turnaround engineer for various projects and companies, and he has published several papers in international magazines and conferences. He also has published books on rotating equipment and shutdown/turnaround management. Dr. Sahoo holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology in Dhanbad and a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology in Burla, India.
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