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Lubrication Solutions for Stiff Chains and Wire Rope in Crane Machinery

Intro

SKL Maintenance Systems Corporation case study APAC0020 – Chesterton products – Chesterton Industrial Lubricants

Chesterton

 

 

Chesterton® 601 Chain Drive Pin and Bushing Lubricant and Chesterton® 715 Spraflex are just two of Chesterton’s many lubricant options for wire rope and chains. Capable of removing residual dirt and limiting stress from metal-to-metal contact, this unique combination of products is the perfect solution to operating and moving parts of puller and crane machinery across all areas of the workplace.

Products featured in the case study:

Chesterton Chain Drive Pin and Bushing Lubricant

Challenge

The client came to Chesterton with stiffed performance of chains and wire rope. It was quickly identified that dirt and old lubricant build up from the environment and from the equipment itself, were the cause of failure during operations.

Stiff chains

Stiff wire rope

Solution

Chesterton 601 CDPBL was applied and sprayed directly on chains and resulted to removal of dirt due to detergent additives.

Chesterton 715 Spraflex was used to avoid stress due to metal to metal contact.

Water beads were observed as an indicator that the product had sealed the external surface of wire rope. This further meant that no more dust or build-up could occur internally and therefore should allow operations to run as per normal.

Results

Increased Reliability

Chains and wire rope run smoothly due to proper lubrication. This has given the benefit of great performance and cost savings.

Clean and protected chain

Clean and protected wire rope

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROI

The client reported an estimated overall saving of $14688.00USD, as well as huge savings on total loss of revenue due to past power interruption and, more importantly, an increase in safety for workers.

About Us

Chesterton

Chesterton® is a world leader in helping process industry companies and manufacturers improve the reliability and efficiency of their rotating, stationary, and fluid power equipment platforms. We are known across a wide range of industries for our award-winning pump and valve sealing solutions, applications expertise, equipment maintenance and wear-prevention products, and knowledgeable hands-on local service​.

Mentioned in the case study:

SKL Maintenance Systems Corporation
Exclusive Distributor of Chesterton products – Philippines

® Registered trademark owned by A.W. Chesterton Company
Case Number APAC0020 – Issued 09/20

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