FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Grease is the word

It is no exaggeration to say agriculture would come to a grinding halt without grease. Yet all too often we don't give it a second thought.

Josh Giumelli
 Grease enlightening: There is much more to grease than meets the eye. Grades, base oil viscosity, thickening agents and additives all dictate how suitable a particular grease is for the application. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

Grease enlightening: There is much more to grease than meets the eye. Grades, base oil viscosity, thickening agents and additives all dictate how suitable a particular grease is for the application. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

None of us would just chuck any old grade oil in our engines, yet this is often what we do when greasing bearings, pins, bushes and gear drives. As long as each grease nipple gets a regular squirt of...

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