- Single-Point Lubricators
- Multi-Point Lubricators
- Industrial Fittings
Periodic inspections help to ensure that your automatic lubricators are effective and working properly to meet your performance expectations. This is especially important after the initial installation. You may find that by injecting a small amount of fresh grease at regular intervals, you will need less amount than when manually lubricating with a grease gun. Inspection becomes even more important if the single-point lubricator will be exposed to an adverse environment.
These inspections should be done by personnel who are familiar with the type, operation, and the check function of their lubricators.
When inspecting single-point lubricators in the field, here are some areas to check:
The recommended frequency of inspection is based on several factors, including:
Single-point lubricators have been widely used for years to reliably and economically lubricate industrial equipment all over the world. And technological advancements have made them more versatile and dependable than ever. Of course, the greatest risk in using them is failure to inspect them. So, the take-away here is that they should be inspected regularly just like any other piece of equipment.