Revolutionizing Shipboard Maintenance 941720

Since 1989, the Military Sealift Command has documented millions of dollars in cost savings in an innovative lube oil management program using OEM certified lubricants, a central testing facility, and a local area network based used oil analysis database called, Graphical Lube Analysis System (GLAS). GLAS contains the entire history of lube analysis results taken from more than 8,300 pieces of shipboard equipment. Electronically updated daily from a centralized laboratory, GLAS provides accurate and timely maintenance recommendations via satellite to approximately 90 ships operating worldwide.


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