Rock Drill Lubrication. Introduction. Lack of proper lubrication is the leading cause of premature wear or failure of rock drill components!. Questions?. Where is the football style lubricator used? How does the lubricator work? Where should the lubricator be installed?
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Lack of proper lubrication is the leading cause of premature wear or failure of rock drill components!
The lubricator should be placed a maximum of 12’ from the drill.
WORKS BEST WHEN PLACED HORIZONTAL
Location of the Lubricator
Before proceeding with any drilling operation full personal protective equipment must be worn. This includes CSA approved: safety glasses, hard hat, gloves, double hearing protection (plugs/ muffs), steel toe boots.
Oil produces a mist of oil in the air around the drill.
Grease does not produce a mist in the air around the drill.
Oil is washed out of the drill by excess water in the air.
Grease is not washed out of the drill by water in the air.
Oil remains liquid in all temperatures.
Grease gets sticky in cold temperatures.
Oil suspends in the air longer and reaches the drill faster.
Grease drops out of the air quickly and takes longer to reach the drill.
Drilling a drift round uses two full lubricators of oil.
Drilling a drift round uses less than one full lubricator of grease.
If using oil check the lubricant at the beginning of the shift and again halfway through the shift.
If using grease check the level of the lubricant at beginning of each shift.
Parts HeadQuarters Inc.
Burlington, ON, Canada
Telephone: (905) 332-3271
Fax: (905) 332-9497
Toll free: (800) 267-2082
PHQ Inline football style lubricator
Part No. 5048912 C$155.00
c/w hose & fittings 5048912HP C$255