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Understanding Lubricators and Lubricating Systems

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Lubricators and lubricating systems dispense or distribute oils and grease to mechanical devices such as bearings, conveyor chains, railroad rails, air tools, or packing glands, for the purpose of minimizing friction between moving parts.

Advantages of the Latest Automatic Lube Systems

The high costs of bearing failures continue to plague heavy industrial plants, including steel mills, rolling mills and continuous casting operations.

How to Reduce Bearing Failures

Sealed-for-life bearings account for only a small proportion of all bearings in use, more than 14 per cent of all premature bearing failures are attributed to contamination problems.

When to Use Lubrication Equipment

Versatile and reliable, lubrication equipment safeguards machinery against wear and tear while reducing maintenance needs and increasing operational uptimes for maximum value.

Automatic Lubrication Justifications

In this article, a case will be made for automatic lubrication as a true necessity, rather than an option. Here are just five of many reasons why automatic lubrication is so valuable.

Biodegradable Lubricants – Selection, Application, and Maintenance

Biodegradable lubricants have become extremely important to support the demands of environmental protection.

Maintenance Fundamentals

Some plants have moved to auto lubricators. But let’s not forget these are not maintenance free and they need continuous care. We need to check the reservoirs on a consistent frequency to make sure they have sufficient lubrication to last to the next interval of checking. We need to make sure we record the level of reservoir lubricant to make sure it is delivering lubrication between our level checks.