Over the last 100 years, different lubrication technologies for open gears have emerged, giving today’s operators a wide choice. The variety of technologies and the number of different lubricants offered can make it challenging for operators to see the wood for the trees. As a result, the potential to optimise reliability, total cost of ownership and the lifetime of girth gears and pinions is not always exploited.
In a technical article in World Cement, Markus Burbach, Head of Cement Industry at Klüber Lubrication, reviews advances in open gear lubrication and provides a guide for choosing the right technology to optimise reliability and asset utilisation. Download the article below!