Richard Wurzbach

Richard Wurzbach


Mr. Wurzbach has nearly 30 years of experience in the development of Condition Based Maintenance programs and the applications of diagnostic technologies for industrial equipment.  His past experience includes work at the Three Mile Island and Peach Bottom Nuclear Plants and the US National Institutes of Health.  He has served on two research teams in Denmark studying lubrication and sampling practices for off-shore wind turbine components.  Mr. Wurzbach holds three patents on his designs for lubricant sampling and analysis devices.

He co-authored a research paper for ASTM entitled, “Application of Sensors for In-Situ Measurements of In-Service Grease Rheology”  He authored the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) report “Effective Grease Practices” and was a co-author of the EPRI Report, “Lube Oil PdM, Handling, and Quality Assurance Guideline”.  He has participated on the American Wind Energy Association CBM Committee that has developed Recommended Practice guidelines for Wind Turbine Operations and Maintenance.  He has presented and published over 50 scientific papers. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Millersville University in Pennsylvania, and is a Machinery Lubricant Analyst (MLA-II), Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT-II), and Laboratory Lubricant Analyst (LLA-II) by ICML.

All sessions by Richard Wurzbach

Improving Equipment Reliability with proper Grease Sampling and Analysis – Spark

20 Sep 2018
12:40 - 13:10 Hrs.