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.

WORKSHOP: Grease is the word WORKSHOP: Grease is the word WORKSHOP: Grease is the word WORKSHOP: Grease is the word WORKSHOP: Grease is the word

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.

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