In this month's issue of Maintenance Technology, Chris Kniestedt, lubrication specialist for Motion Industries, debunked 6 lubrication myths.
Myth 1: All lubricating oils are the same.
Myth 2: If a little is good, more is better.
Myth 3: Blue, red, or black grease is better than white or clear grease.
Myth 4: Tacky and stingy greases and oils offer better protection than non-tacky products.
Myth 5: Food Grade (NSF H-1) products are never as good as Non-Food Grade (NSF H-2) products.
Myth 6: All products are compatible.
Read the article to see how each myth is debunked