Grease components and grease characteristics

Bearing with red grease

Greases are used in approximately 80 per cent of rolling element bearings. This research explores the essential components of grease and how to measure grease consistency and stability. Plus, it highlights several circumstances where grease can provide significant benefits over fluid lubrication.

Key takeaways

  • The three essential components of grease
  • Measures of grease consistency
  • Structural stability of grease

02-18-2016

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