November 23, 2023

Lubricating sliding parts on cranes

Crane Case Study
By using Eurol Grease CS-2/103-S lubricating grease in combination with an air pressure Spraygun for lubricating sliding parts of loading cranes, 50% less lubricant is consumed. This efficient lubricating grease not only offers better protection and can handle heavy loads, but it also speeds up the maintenance process.
Description of situation

Lubricating long masts and cranes remains a challenge. Often, a lithium-based grease or oil is chosen. Oil is easy to distribute but offers insufficient protection and cannot withstand the pressure load. The use of lithium-based grease seems to be the solution but has adverse side effects. Applying the grease is done with a brush.

MarketTruck & Transport
Lubrication PointSliding parts
Used ProductEurol Grease CS-2/103-S
Article numberS005109
Product UsageLoading Cranes

The solution lies in applying Eurol Grease CS-2/103-S grease to the sliding parts using an air pressure spray gun. This grease can withstand very heavy loads and never hardens under any circumstances. Therefore, it is excellently suited for this application. A spray gun is easy and quick to use, allowing you to apply the CS-2/103-S grease very precisely. Your account manager can calculate the savings for the masts to demonstrate. A wonderful example of how knowledge and technology come together. The company already used the CS-2/103-S grease for the pin and bush connections, which promotes efficiency by using only one type of grease.