Abstract: Obtaining meaningful test results has always presented the laboratory researcher with many challenges. This presentation begins with a brief introduction of Tribology and types of laboratory testers. Transitioning from the field into the laboratory is discussed incorporating the Tribological Aspect Number System developed by Falex. It is an analytical method that uses an applications approach. Some past field examples are shown.
Biography: Michael Anderson received a BS degree in Chemistry and Business Economics from Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle, IL in 1979. Upon graduation, he joined International Harvester Corporation and was involved in the physical and performance testing of petroleum products and automotive chemicals. In 1982, Mr. Anderson joined Keil Chemical Division of Ferro Corporation and worked in product development and technical support until 1984. In 1984, he joined Falex Corporation as Manager Technical Services. He has held positions as Marketing Manager, Vice President in charge of Marketing, Vice President in charge of Testing Services and is currently Area Manager for Falex products in Asia Pacific and Latin America. He also serves Falex Corporation as the company Tribologist.
Mr. Anderson is a STLE Certified Lubrication Specialist, a member of SAE, NLGI, ASTM D02 Committee G02 on Friction and Wear and an officer in Subcommittee L on Industrial Lubricants plus being chairman of the working groups related to Tribology testing of greases and fluid lubricants. As a member of STLE he currently serving as president.
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