Industrial facilities rely on large machines to complete important work throughout the day. Lubrication is important when it comes to keeping these machines functioning efficiently. It's easy to overlook the importance of lubrication, but doing so could result in costly equipment failures and production delays.
Installing an automated lubrication system can be a great way to enhance the function of your industrial machines and improve the performance of your facility over time.
1. Conserve Resources
The purpose of an automated lubrication system is to meter the distribution of oil and grease at each lubrication point. A specialized pump is programmed to release the exact amount of lubricant that a machine needs to optimize performance.
This automated metering process can help you significantly reduce your oil and grease consumption.
Conserving these valuable resources allows you to reduce both your overhead costs and your facility's impact on the environment.
2. Maintain Machinery
Lubrication is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can perform to keep your industrial machinery running. Some facility employees may be consistent with their manual lubrication efforts, but others may overlook this vital maintenance task.
The installation of an automated lubrication system eliminates the need for manual lubrication efforts. You won't have to rely on employees remembering to add lubricants to each machine in your facility when you make the switch to an automated system.
The amount of lubricant each machine receives will be consistent, and the lubricant will be applied regularly via the automated lubrication system. This will allow you to better maintain costly equipment and extend the lifespan of the machinery that your facility relies on each day.
3. Improve Productivity
When industrial machinery is not maintained properly, it can begin to break down. Repairs can take time to complete, and you will be without the use of your machinery while the repair process is taking place.
Many machine failures can be attributed to a lack of proper lubrication. An automated lubrication system can protect the moving parts in your machines against serious damage. This eliminates the need for lengthy repairs that might compromise the productivity of your industrial facility.
If you are experiencing multiple machine failures and significant production delays, investing in an automated lubrication system could resolve these issues in the future.
Your facility will benefit greatly from the installation of an automated lubrication system designed to conserve resources, improve machine performance, and increase the productivity of your industrial facility.