How to Use Condition Monitoring to Optimize Grease Lubrication

There are four primary components to precision grease lubrication for bearings: lubricant selection, application method, the volume of lubricant to be delivered, and the frequency with which it is applied. There are, of course, many different methods for specifying these values, and opinions can vary significantly as to which approach is best. Due to the variability of operating conditions and machine design, it can be very difficult to be truly precise without introducing the “condition-based” component to the formula.

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