Grease 101: Lithium or Calcium Sulfonate Grease?

Which Option is the Best for Your Industry? Selecting the best grease for a job requires narrowing down your choices by understanding what’s going to perform the best for your application. Not all application requirements are the same, and not all greases are...

Grease 101: Choosing the Right Base Oil

The Anatomy of GreaseLubrication, whether achieved with oil or grease, follows the same basic principles; creating an oil film between two surfaces that move relative to each other. Reducing friction between such surfaces dramatically improves efficiency and reduces...

Grease 101: What Makes a Good Thickener?

Grease is made up of three important components:GREASE = Base Oil + Thickener + Additives With the influx of new technology, it is extremely important to understand what you are putting in your machinery to ensure you get the right results. Our series of grease 101...

Grease or Oil? Which Lubricant Should I be Using?

Grease or Oil?Many operators proclaim that they prefer oil over grease. However, then again, there are those who advocate grease above all else. In actuality, both trains of thought are backed by compelling arguments. It seems that for every point in support of each...

Tips on Selecting the Right Grease

Choosing the right grease can be difficult and given the ever expanding ranges of greases and applications this decision is getting more difficult. The main influencer on which grease to choose is the application and the operating conditions in which the grease will...

Grease for your Wheel Bearings

Grease is used in wheel bearings to keep the moving metal surfaces lubricated and free from contamination, usually where metal rubs against metal. Grease is used as it is made to be thick so that it will stay in place whereas oil on its own would leak out and dirt...

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