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    MNL1-9TH

    Chapter 21 | Lubricating Greases

    Published: Dec 2018


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    Abstract

    Lubricating grease is defined and its composition and useful lubrication properties compared to those of fluid lubricants are discussed. Grease manufacture and grease selection for particular applications is reviewed, as well as the general characteristics of greases based on thickener type. Specifications and general classification systems for grease are covered, followed by a very thorough section on grease tests and their significance.

    Keywords:

    grease, testing, composition, classification, thickener


    Author Information:

    Shah, Raj
    Koehler Instrument Co., Holtsville, NY

    Fagan, Gian L.
    Chevron Energy Technology Co., Richmond, CA


    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.04

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL120170033