Conditions in continuous casting test lubrication to the limit. The working temperature of the bearings is 1808 C, Sometimes rising to 300 C. Heavy loads, dust everywhere and steam from the cooling water make the challenge even greater. And as if that wasn’t enough, the bearings are lubricated via a central system with hundreds of meters of pipes-some just a few millimeters in diameter.
One single plant consumes tons of lubricating grease every year. Using the right grease means more running hours and less wear. Not to mention a good night’s sleep for the production manager.
We’ve worked with steelwork staff and manufacturers of continues casting equipment to develop lubricating grease that meets straight demands. The result was polymer-based lithium complex grease with exceptional thermal and mechanical stability in combination with extreme adhesion and water resistance.