The importance of lubrication maintenance for your chain drive conveyor

Product handling conveyors consist of many moving parts. Downtime for your conveyor system can be costly and can cause a lag in your production lines. Routine maintenance is essential to avoiding expensive and disruptive repairs while also provide you a better return on your investment.

Effective and routine lubrication of chain drive conveyor systems is essential to not only maintaining optimum performance but also for the minimizing of power absorption, rate of wear, probability of corrosion and noise. This maintenance schedule is dependent upon application, environment, industry and conditions however it is recommended inspection every 3 months.

One of the most common forms of chain drive lubrication is a lubrication strip located near the drive mount. Click here to learn more about maintenance for the lubrication strip.


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