Three Considerations Before Switching from Manual to Automatic Lubrication

There are advantages to automatic application when compared to manual application, but how do you know if automatic lubrication is right for your equipment?

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When changing over equipment from conventional grease lubrication to automatic grease lubricators, here are a few considerations:

  1. Verify the amount of grease that should be supplied to the unit on an ongoing basis.
  2.  Confirm that the supply and pressure-relief piping is free of obstructions.
  3. Instead of removing the manual relubrication work assignment, modify the assignment to require an inspection and verification of effective unit operation.

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