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Aluminium complex greases: why they make excellent multifunctional lubricants

While no grease can truly be an “all-purpose” 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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Versatile, high-performance grease perfect for mid-range equipment lubrication

Lubrication Engineers (LE) has developed its most versatile mid-range general purpose lubricant yet. Almatek® 1233 has been created for external and general bearing grease applications and offers a great solution for customers who are looking for a high-performing, affordable lubrication solution for their equipment. The Almatek® 1233 general purpose lubricant

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Lubrication
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LE South Africa’s “Rat Trap” proves not all greases are created equal

Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa is using a simple mechanical test tool called the “rat trap” to demonstrate how two supposedly similar lubricants may behave differently under pressure.  “People often think a grease is a grease is a grease,” says Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at LE South Africa. “However,

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Wastewater Treatment
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Lubrication key for wastewater treatment plants to operate effectively

In South Africa, awareness about the value and scarcity of water has increased in the face of significant droughts in many regions of the country. This has brought with it a greater understanding of the need to manage existing water resources and infrastructure well, including wastewater treatment plants. South Africa

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Tractor
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Smeeroplossings vir elke vereiste op die plaas

Suksesvolle boere vermoei hulle nie net met die bestuur van gewasse of vee nie; hulle hou ook ’n vinger op die pols van die daaglikse onderhoudsbehoeftes van hul landboutoerusting. Dit kan wissel van grootskaalse masjinerie soos trekkers en stropers, tot plaasvoertuie en kleiner implemente, soos bakkies, vragmotors, sleepwaens en grassnyers.

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Grease Myths
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Three myths of lubrication that need busting

As specialists in lubrication reliability solutions, the team at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa frequently comes up against myths relating to lubricants. “People believe things or are taught things about oils and greases that are not necessarily true, and by implementing this bad advice or outdated practices, they risk compromising

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Cost-effective Lubricant
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Cost-effective lubricant increases machine life

The change in lubricants on brick manufacturer KuluCrete’s excavator at its Port Shepstone quarry, in KwaZulu-Natal, has resulted in significant cost savings and a notable decrease in lubrication quantities and applications. KuluCrete is a supplier of bricks, blocks, roof tiles, kerbing, pavers, river sand and crushed stone in southern KwaZulu-Natal

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