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The importance of grease compatibility

Mixing greases that aren’t compatible can cause equipment problems – from softening of the grease to hardening, bleeding, separation or even catastrophic failure of components. “It is always best practice to avoid mixing any types of grease,” says Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa. “However,

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Lubrication Basics

Friction and lubrication are concepts that most people understand, but probably rarely think about. Yet both are central to various aspects of everyday life. Callum Ford, National Marketing Manager at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa, believes that a foundational understanding of friction, lubrication and viscosity will help anyone working with

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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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Specialist lubricant for high-temperature applications

Lubrication products used in certain applications are subjected to much harsher conditions or higher temperatures than others. By choosing products specifically designed for challenging circumstances, you can protect your equipment, improve performance, and save on maintenance and repair costs. This is why Lubrication Engineers (LE) believes in continuously improving its

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