Finding ‘Just Right’ on Food-Grade Lubrication

Feb. 2, 2022
For a maintenance team, getting the right kinds of oil and grease, in the right amounts and to the many lubrication points consistently is one of the most important tasks they...

Automatic Application Makes Machine Lubrication More Reliable

Feb. 4, 2021
Automatic application is a good way to ensure that critical points on the production line stay lubricated.

Choice of Food Processing Lubricants Can Be Daunting

Nov. 3, 2020
How can maintenance people choose among the variety of lubricants available for food applications?

Europe Flags Lube Tainting in Palm Oil

Feb. 21, 2020
Food companies including Nestlé are pressuring palm-oil producers to use food-grade lubricants in their processing equipment.

Lubricants Help Grease the Path to a Plant’s Success

Oct. 17, 2019
Choosing the right lubricants, and ways to apply them, is vital to good maintenance.

Food-Grade Lubricants Are Greasing the Path to Productivity

Oct. 26, 2018
Whether synthetic or petroleum-based, food-grade lubricants keep equipment operating safely.
Equipment Products

Avoid Lubricant Drips with Klübersynth NH1 4-68 Foam Spray

Nov. 28, 2017
The foam spray is a synthetic oil-based multifunctional fluid spray that is applied as spray foam.

Patented Formula For First Certified Green Spray Lubricant

Jan. 4, 2010
LiQuifix is the world's first certified green multipurpose spray lubricant. Its patented formula and packaging is safe for humans and the environment and in independent tests ...
Plant Operations and Engineering

What are the benefits of using food-grade white oils and thus using a more expensive lubricant

April 30, 2008
The benefits are both tangible and intangible, and ultimately part of the question includes what is the price of having peace of mind. The cost of shutting down production because...
Plant Operations and Engineering

When Can I Safely Avoid Using White Oils?

April 30, 2008
Many areas of food production that don’t require food-grade white oils are worth exploring. While in the long run food-grade lubricants are very beneficial, a sound lubrication...
Plant Operations and Engineering

What are the primary advantages of including a lubricant audit as part of our regular maintenance audit program?

April 17, 2008
Three primary advantages quickly come to mind when you consolidate your lubricant audit into your overall Plant Maintenance Audit Program. First, lubricant audits are a good predictor...