In-Mine Production

In-Mine Production Products

Automatic Lubrication

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.

Mining Processing Articles & Guides

Success Stories

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 southeast 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....

Success Stories

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.

The Basics

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.

Maintenance

Recognizing Clogged Grease Zerks

When maintenance personnel or the operator is tasked with lubricating equipment, it’s possible they may encounter grease zerks that refuse to accept lubricant. This article aims to help identify common causes of clogged grease zerks.

The Basics

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.

The Basics

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...

Success Stories

How Auto Lube Improves Productivity and Safety at Aggregate Quarry

Lehigh Hanson, the #1 business in the world for aggregate, #2 for concrete and #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.

Maintenance

Effects of Lubricant Contamination

Discover how to avoid lubrication contamination from causing a major disruption in your operation.

Success Stories

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’s going on with the maintenance of each machine is critical to keeping them running optimally throughout the day. Learn how Hanson Aggregates took advantage of the GLC™...

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