Maximise machine availability and reduce maintenance costs on production activities
In a mine, you are constantly striving to maximise machine availability and drive down your production and maintenance costs in tough conditions and in remote areas. Mining tools have evolved into massive machines. Whether it is Open Cast or Underground, we have the solution for every situation.
Effective lubrication of heavily loaded components is absolutely critical to the efficient, reliable and economical operations of a mine site. Choosing the right lubrication systems and services for your needs can make a significant difference to your bottom line.
Automatic Grease & Oil Lubrication Pumps
Graco designs and builds a comprehensive family of automatic grease pumps and oil lubrication pumps for on-vehicle and off-road applications. You can count on our field-proven oil pumps to stand up to the harsh environments you work in every day. Reliability is critical for on-road mobile applicatio...
Graco’s automatic grease systems are designed to support the needs of on-road trucks and heavy equipment. Fleets across the globe rely on our built-to-last systems to automatically lubricate their assets. Additionally, Graco provides centralised auto greaser systems for vehicles, buses, fire trucks,...
Grease & Oil Injectors
We build our grease and oil injectors for automatic lubrication of mobile equipment to Graco’s high quality standards. Rest assured these precision machined, long lasting grease injectors will perform for you in harsh and challenging environments. Graco's long lasting injectors are designed to consi...
Auto Lube Controllers
Graco auto lube controllers allow you to set up, monitor performance and gain critical feedback for on-vehicle and heavy equipment lubrication systems. Graco manufactures a broad range of these versatile auto lube systems for installation on board equipment in areas such as construction and mining, ...
Flow Divider Valves
Graco’s extensive line of flow divider valves are part of our family of automatic lubrication systems for heavy on-road vehicles in areas such as tractor-trailers, cement trucks and waste haulers. As part of a complete on-vehicle automatic lubricant oil dispenser system, these divider valves accurat...
Mining Processing Articles & Guides
Why Auto Lube Distributor Partners With Graco
Auto-Lube Services, Inc. of Loganville, Georgia, partners with Graco to provide automatic lubrication systems to construction customers across the south-east United States. See how Graco and this auto lube distributor work together to provide some of the most reliable auto lube systems in the market...
Top OEMs choose Graco auto lube systems
Graco’s automatic lubrication system has been designed for Komatsu’s wide range of equipment to reduce maintenance needs, increase production and extend the life of the machine by automatically applying the right amount of lubrication to each lube point.
Selecting the proper grease for a given climate
In colder climates it is important to select a grease that will not freeze at the lowest temperature to which it will be exposed. In warmer climates, attention must be given to how a grease performs at higher temperatures.
Recognising clogged grease zerks
When maintenance personnel or the operator is tasked with lubricating equipment, it is possible that they may encounter grease zerks that refuse to accept lubricant. This article aims to help identify common causes of clogged grease zerks.
Lubrication contamination and the effect on pin bushings
When excessive contamination builds up between a pin and bushing surface, the rotation of the pin and the pressure load begins to dig contamination into the bronze bushing. Over time this contamination builds up and begins to restrict the movement of the pin by increasing friction.
How to Choose the Right Off-Road Auto Lube System
Each type of heavy equipment has different component specifications that are required to make up an auto lube system that will properly supply the correct amounts of lubricant to each lube point at the correct time intervals. Learn about these specifications and components...
How auto lube improves productivity and safety at the Aggregate quarry
Lehigh Hanson, the no. 1 business in the world for aggregate, no. 2 for concrete and no. 3 for cement, relies on Graco automatic lubrication on their Caterpillar 990 pit loader. Learn how Graco’s auto lube system is helping them keep their operation running.
Effects of Lubricant Contamination
Discover how to avoid lubrication contamination from causing a major disruption in your operation.
Aggregate Quarry gains control of auto lube system
Wheel loaders and other heavy yellow iron equipment are operating 14 to 16 hours a day at a Hanson Aggregates company. Knowing what is going on with the maintenance of each machine is critical to keeping all of them running optimally throughout the day. Learn how Hanson Aggregates took advantage of ...