One of the most important investments you’ll make as a heavy equipment operator is in maintaining your equipment, and proper lubrication is key. With an automatic system, grease gets to all the points where there’s friction, creates a barrier against wear, and prevents contamination penetration. The system never stops greasing, even when the machine is in use–no manual intervention is required. Increase the life of your equipment and avoid costly repairs with an automatic lubrication system.
Typically, bearing failure is the result of over-pressurization. With a grease seal, a lack of proper maintenance causes the bearings to overheat and eventually fail. By installing an automatic lubrication system that minimizes pressure and provides grease to all points, you can extend the service life of your equipment and avoid the costly repairs and downtime associated with not caring for your equipment.
Ensuring your expensive mining equipment is protected from the extreme environments it operates in is important for its efficient performance. An automatic lubrication system is a fundamental part of extending the life of gear and pinion parts, leading to reduced costs of component maintenance. With unmatched lubricant delivery accuracy, our systems increase your output and production uptime. Optional custom enclosures are available for “one-stop” installation, along with stand-alone designs that can be retrofitted with ease.It is the only intermittent spray lubrication system in the industry that monitors both lubricant and air flow to the nozzle tip, ensuring you have the right amount of lubricant at all times.
Sometimes within mere months of one another, cement plants are exposed to freezing cold and scorching heat. In spite of such extreme conditions, cement plants must run efficiently, effectively, safely, and smoothly. You can start by lubricating your cement equipment properly. In order to meet the demands and challenges of the cement industry, Isohitech lubrication designs develop and deliver high-performance, low-maintenance, cost-effective automatic lubrication systems. Using our cement industry lubrication systems, you’ll reduce friction and wear, protect critical components against corrosion, dissipate heat, and keep your equipment operating efficiently.
The key to success in today’s steel mill is high production and optimum quality. However, proper lubrication is an important part of achieving those goals, as it can greatly improve productivity and maintain quality. You can tailor a lubrication system to your exact needs with the wide range of Isohitech Lubrication products for commercial steel lubrication.
A wind turbine lubrication system from “Isohitech “FS” series” is designed to increase the time between turbine maintenance visits to eight to twelve months because of heights and strong winds. As a part of our wind turbine lubricating system kit, we test it as a system before shipping it.It is possible to avoid using a substitute grease that is not suitable by using prefilled grease lines and reservoirs straight from our factory. Isohitech Lubrication”FS” series has become a leader in providing automatic lubrication systems for wind turbines in the US, Canada, and Brazil.
How long can an industrial robot be down before the bottom line is affected? Today’s rapid production relies on robots. They work almost continuously, are often located in protected areas that are hard to reach, and require simple routine maintenance like greasing to be stopped or diverted.
As a result of a reduction in chain wear, accuracy and performance are improved. Automatic lubrication systems help extend the life of chains and protect them. Using our unmatched precision lubricant delivery system prevents overlubrication, resulting in increased output and production uptime. Using our systems, only the necessary amount of lubricant is used, which reduces waste and creates an environmentally friendly application.
A world with an increasing number of fulfillment demands makes equipment downtime unacceptable for automation. Auto lubrication systems are fundamental to preventing unplanned downtime. Automatic lubrication prolongs the life of your equipment and protects it from over lubrication, contamination, and waste. Furthermore, the system conserves lubricant, reducing the risk of over lubrication and product contamination. Depending on your needs, we can design a turnkey system tailored to your equipment or provide a fully integrated solution that integrates with your existing controls.
Lubrication systems are essential in various industries to ensure smooth operation, minimize wear and tear, reduce friction, and extend the lifespan of machinery and equipment. Here are some commonly used lubrication systems in industry:
1. Manual Lubrication: This is the simplest form of lubrication, where lubricants are manually applied using oil cans, grease guns, or brushes. It is typically used for small equipment and localized lubrication points.
2. Single-Point Lubricators: These devices are designed to automatically dispense lubricants to a single lubrication point over a predetermined period. They are commonly used in applications where manual lubrication may not be feasible or practical.
3. Centralized Lubrication System: This system uses a central pump or distributor to distribute lubricants to multiple machine components through a network of pipes and fittings. It ensures consistent and accurate lubrication across different parts of the equipment.
4. Circulating Oil Systems: These systems utilize pumps to continuously circulate oil to lubricate moving parts, often in large machinery such as turbines, compressors, or gearboxes. They also help to remove heat generated by friction.
5. Grease Lubrication Systems: Grease is a semi-solid lubricant used in various industrial applications. Grease lubrication systems, such as progressive systems or automatic lubricators, deliver controlled amounts of grease to specific points in machinery. They are commonly employed in heavy-duty equipment with high-load requirements.
6. Oil Mist Lubrication Systems: Oil mist is a fine aerosol of lubricating oil that is introduced into machinery enclosures. It provides lubrication and cooling to rotating components, maintaining a constant film of lubricant on the surfaces. Oil mist systems are found in applications like electric motors, pumps, and large machinery.
7. Spray Lubrication Systems: These systems utilize nozzles or atomizers to spray lubricant onto equipment surfaces. They find applications in industries such as metalworking, where lubricants are sprayed on cutting tools to reduce friction and heat generation.
It is important to note that the choice of lubrication system depends on factors like equipment type, operational conditions, maintenance requirements, and industry standards. Consulting with lubrication experts or equipment manufacturers can help determine the most suitable lubrication system for specific industrial applications.
Industrial lubricants are specially formulated substances used to reduce friction, prevent wear and tear, dissipate heat, protect against corrosion, and extend the lifespan of machinery and equipment in various industries. Here are some of the most commonly used industrial lubricants:
1. Mineral oil: Mineral oil is a petroleum-based lubricant that is widely used due to its excellent lubricating properties and affordability. It is commonly used in applications with moderate temperature ranges and low to moderate loads.
2. Synthetic Lubricants: These lubricants are chemically synthesized and offer superior performance compared to mineral oil. They are highly stable, have excellent resistance to high temperatures, and provide extended equipment life. Examples of synthetic lubricants include polyalphaolefins (PAO), polyalkylene glycols (PAG), and esters.
3. Greases: Greases are lubricants that consist of oil and a thickening agent, usually a metallic soap or a non-soap-based thickener. They provide excellent adhesion to surfaces and are commonly used in applications where frequent reapplication of lubricant may not be feasible. Greases can be formulated with mineral oil or synthetic oil as a base.
4. Engine Oils: Engine oils are specifically designed for internal combustion engines, such as those found in automobiles, trucks, and power generators. They provide lubrication, cooling, and protection against wear and contaminants. Engine oils come in different grades and viscosities to suit various engine types and operating conditions.
5. Gear Oils: Gear oils are specially formulated to lubricate gears, bearings, and other components in gearboxes and transmissions. They are designed to handle high pressures, resist foam formation, and provide adequate film thickness for effective lubrication.
6. Hydraulic Oils: Hydraulic oils are used in hydraulic systems to transmit power, control machinery, and provide lubrication. They have good anti-wear properties, high viscosity index, and excellent oxidation stability.
7. Compressor Oils: Compressor oils are used in air compressors to provide lubrication, cooling, and sealing of compression chambers. They help optimize system efficiency, reduce wear on components, and enhance equipment reliability.
8. Cutting Fluids: Cutting fluids or metalworking fluids are used during machining operations, such as drilling, milling, and grinding, to lubricate the cutting tool, dissipate heat, and flush away chips. They can be oil-based or water-based, depending on the application.
It’s important to select the appropriate lubricant based on factors such as equipment type, operating conditions, temperature range, load requirements, and compatibility with existing lubricants. Consulting with lubricant manufacturers and experts can help identify the most suitable lubricant for specific industrial applications.