Completely revised, this new edition includes the latest material on oil analysis, the energy conservation aspects of lube oil application and selection and bearing protector seals. Information on synthesized hydrocarbons and oil mist lubrication is thoroughly revised. It addresses the full scope of industrial lubricants, including general purpose oils, hydraulic fluids, food-grade and environmentally friendly lubricants, synthetic lubricants, greases, pastes, waxes and tribosystems. Detailed coverage is provided on lubrication strategies for electric motor bearings, gear lubrication, compressors and gas engines, and steam and gas turbines. Other topics include proper lubricant handling and storage, as well as effective industrial plant oil analysis practices.