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Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

20/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Lube-free chain solves wear problems

Lube-free chain solves wear problems Engineers at Sherwin-Williams' paint roller manufacturing plant in Deshler, USA, were experiencing problems with excessive chain wear caused by fibres from the paint rollers bonding to the lubricated chain and quickly destroying it. Despite using low levels of lubricant and taking other preventive steps, the chain was elongating within weeks and binding as it passed through the clamp mechanisms that make the rollers. The solution proved to be Renold Syno lubrication-free chain. Installed in December 2004, it has since required no maintenance and has eliminated the problem of binding as it passes through the clamps. All it needs to keep it clean is a shot of compressed air once a week.
 

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