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LUBRICANTS (236 companies)
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BEARINGS - Self Lubricating (9 companies)
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LUBRICANT ADDITIVES (4 companies)
LUBRICATION EQUIPMENT (53 companies)
LUBRICATION SYSTEMS (56 companies)
OILS - Lubricating (100 companies)
VALVES - Lubricated Plug (0 companies)
Lubricants play a large role in the process of keeping machines operating smoothly without over-heating or causing issues due to friction. There are different kinds of lubricants that can be used and mostly because they each serve a different purpose. While one piece of machinery may work and function one way, the next may do so in a completely different manner. This is why the process of making different types of oils and lubricants are so important. One machine may start up cool and then gradually as its used to manufacture a product, might get extremely hot and a specific type of lubricant will need to be used so meet the needs and standards of that machine.
Another such machine may start and work at high temperatures and thus the proper lubricant would be required to keep it in working order. Automobiles are similar in this method as they would get without a type of lubricate to keep them working and running. They start off cool, and will quickly over heating without the proper type and amount of oil to keep it functioning. Unfortunately, it’s estimated that we will eventually run out of the lubricant we need to continue to maintain and function these types of items. As oil is a crude and non-renewable resource we have to find another way to start mining and transforming it in to something that continue to be used.
Other such lubricants that come in other forms are found in spray cans. These can be used to help keep gears from grinding and eventually breaking, allow hinges and other things rub together as they are supposed to without making a sound and keep chains on bicycles from slipping. A different type of oil known as hydraulic oil is responsible in the world of machinery when people use equipment such as back ho’s, cranes, and other various equipment. Since they are more heavy duty type of equipment that can be found on places like construction sites and in the process of assisting in removal of trees among other things, they require a special oil and lubricant to help them to perform at their peak. Hydraulic type oils and lubricants can ensure that instead of bouncing all over the place while trying to operate a specific piece of equipment or machinery that you have a more smooth and fluid ride.
Hydraulic oil can also prevent a piece of equipment or parts of it from corroding which can happen especially when exposed to elements or working out in different elements. There are times when a construction crew doesn’t work and their equipment may sit for an extended period of time. By using hydraulic oils and lubricants they are able to keep the equipment and machinery in the best shape possible without having to worry about elements causing their machinery and equipment to corrode which can also lead to it malfunctioning and someone getting hurt. These oils and lubricants are essential to many aspects of manufacturing.
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