Problems & Solutions

Food Grade Lubricants and Ship to Shore Cranes

Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa assisted the Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape, run by Transnet on an issue they were experiencing regarding their Ship to Shore cranes. Their Problem Every time they lubricated the electrical power supply cables, to the spreader, the lubricant would be scrapped off or

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Addressing the challenges of food grade lubrication

Keeping food processing equipment well lubricated can be a challenge. Callum Ford, national marketing manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE), outlines the challenges associated with the lubrication of food processing equipment and explains how to address these challenges. He says that a significant challenge in keeping food processing equipment lubricated is

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Aluminium complex greases: why they make excellent multifunctional lubricants

While no grease can truly be an ā€œall-purposeā€ lubricant, aluminium complex grease is a valuable multifunctional, multipurpose product. Since they first came into the market in the 1960s, they have undergone numerous improvements, especially in terms of water resistance and thermal and mechanical stability. Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at

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Over Chain Lubricants
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Lubrication Engineers’ clean up solution cuts the fat

Finding a way to deal with stubborn chicken fat is a problem for the poultry business, further compounded when food grade lubrication is mistaken for fat. While the main focus atĀ Lubrication EngineersĀ (LE) South Africa is creating comprehensive lubrication solutions to help customers protect and manage their assets, the companyā€™s holistic

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Food Grade Lubricants

Food safety precautions and regulations need to extend to every component in the food and beverages processing environment. This includes the lubricants used in machinery. Callum Ford, national marketing manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa, explains that the food and beverage industry requires specialised lubrication solutions that consider not

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Oven Chain Lubrication
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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

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Food Grade Lubricants
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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

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