Lubrication Systems

Learn about various types of lubrication systems and their maintenance requirements, including ring, bath, splash, constant level, and forced feed lubrication systems, as well as understand how they operate.

Prerequisites

None.

Description

This is the third lesson in the iKNOW™ Industrial Lubrication Library. This lesson trains participants to recognize various types of lubrication systems and their maintenance requirements, including ring, bath, splash, constant level, and forced feed lubrication systems, as well as understand how they operate.

Objectives

Explain how ring lubrication systems operate.  Explain how bath lubrication systems operate.  Explain how splash lubrication systems operate.  Explain how constant level lubrication systems operate.  Perform a check on a natural feed lubrication system and determine machine condition.  Describe how to add oil to a natural feed lubrication system.  Describe the operation of forced feed lubrication systems.  Explain the differences between natural feed and forced feed lubrication systems.  Perform a check on a forced feed lubrication system and determine machine condition.  Identify various devices used to apply lubrication manually.  Describe how to apply the proper amount of grease to a bearing.


INDUSTRIAL LUBRICATION (4)