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Precision Lubrication for Industrial Gears

Gears are commonplace in many different industries. From high speed gearing found in turbo-machinery to slow speed gear reducers found across a multitude of manufacturing and process industries, gears are the workhorses of industry. Yet despite their widespread use, gears are perhaps the least maintained of all lubricated components. This can result in poor reliability, excessive maintenance and repair costs, and unscheduled production downtime.

In this white paper, we’ll examine the factors that impact precision lubrication; including lubricant selection, application and contamination control, as well as how to develop precision lubrication practices for enclosed gears.