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Oven Chain Lubrication For Safe Food Production

Oven chains need to operate freely and smoothly in food manufacturing facilities, but lubricating these chains is tricky, given the intense temperatures they are subjected to. Without good lubrication, chains harden due to heat and moisture, which causes corrosion and oxidation. This can eventually lead to the premature failure of oven chain pins and brushings, […]

Minimising The Environmental Impact Of Wire Rope Lubricants

In a rapidly changing global climate and with every industry under pressure to mitigate environmental damage, even wire rope lubrication can play its part. Wire ropes need to be well lubricated to withstand increasingly harsh climate conditions, especially in the maritime and mining industries, but the lubricants used on them can negatively affect the environment. […]

LE HELPS MINES AND CEMENT PLANTS CARE FOR THEIR EQUIPMENT

In a tough economic climate, South Africa’s mining, cement and other industrial sector players are facing numerous challenges that have put them under pressure to maintain profitability by cutting costs. Rather than looking to cut costs by opting to use cheaper maintenance products, companies need to focus on protecting and managing their equipment more carefully, […]

Agricultural Equipment Lubrication – Essential For Sustainable Farming Businesses

Farmers need machines that work as long and hard as they do. In order to create a sustainable business in the agricultural sector, good equipment maintenance is critical. Farming equipment has to work for long hours, and usually in tough conditions. Machinery components such as engines, axles and transmissions need the correct lubrication reliability solution […]

The Importance Of Food-Grade Lubricants

Following recent outbreaks of listeria and salmonella in South Africa, food safety has come under the spotlight, particularly within food manufacturing environments. This article discusses the role of machinery lubricants in achieving optimal safety. Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa, explains that the food-bev industry requires specialised lubrication solutions that […]