SKF Bearing Grease selection guide

It is very easy to use. complete and very practical. Basic selection table Advanced selection table 3 Technical specifications 1 2 .This grease selection guide is offered to you by SKF.

use LGMT 3 instead of LGMT 2 . refer to the range of special SKF bearing greases . vibrations High load Food processing industry Food processing Green biodegradable.For areas with relatively high ambient temperatures.For bearing temperatures > 200 °C / 392 °F (up to 260 °C / 500 °F ) refer to LGET 2 . expected bearing temperature < 50 ˚C/122 ˚F Shock loads. heavy loads.Basic selection table (Limited application information) Basic bearing grease selection Generally use Unless: Expected bearing temperature continuously > 100 ˚C/212 ˚F 1 LGMT 2 All-purpose LGHP 2 High temperature LGLT 2 LGEP 2 LGFP 2 Low temperature Low ambient -50 ˚C/-58 ˚F. demands for low toxicity Note: LGGB 2 Green biodegradable .For special operating conditions.

Grease meter LAGM 1000 Grease packer LAGP 400 1077600 Grease gun LAGH 400 .

000 n.dm= rotational speed.dm up to 700.000 n.000 n.000 n. mm . r/min x 0.dm up to 300.dm over 150.000 n.000 n.dm up to 500.Advanced selection table (More detailed application information) Bearing operating parameters Temperature Load 2 M H L = Medium = High = Low -30 to 110 ˚C/-22 to 230 ˚F -20 to 130 ˚C/-4 to 266 ˚F -50 to 80 ˚C/-58 to 176 ˚F VH H M L = Very high = High = Medium = Low C/P < 2 C/P = 2-5 C/P = 5-10 C/P > 10 Speed for ball bearings EH VH H M = Extremely High = Very High = High = Medium n.dm below 30.000 Speed for roller bearings H M L VL = High = Medium = Low = Very Low n.5 (D+d).dm up to 150.dm up to 75.000 n.dm over 700.

anti-brinelling EP/anti-wear. EP/anti-wear EP/anti-wear. anti-brinelling.Quick bearing grease selection guide Bearing working conditions Main additional properties 2A Grease recommended M M M M M M M M M M M M L L L VL M M M M+H H H H VH General purpose for small/medium-sized bearings General purpose for larger bearings (or high ambient temp. good low temperature performance.) Food compatible Biodegradable. severe vibrations. low toxicity. water resistance Excellent EP/anti-wear (solid additives). high viscosity LGMT 2 LGMT 3 LGFP 2 LGGB 2 LGEP 2 LGWM 1 LGHB 2 LGEM 2 . good corrosion inhibition EP/anti-wear.

anti-brinelling. water resistance. water resistance LGEV 2 LGHB 2 LGLT 2 LGLC 2 LGHP 2 LGHB 2 LGWA 2 M+H M+H H H L+M L+M M+H Note: . water resistance Quiet running. leakage resistant. anti-brinelling.Quick bearing grease selection guide Bearing working conditions Main additional properties 2A Grease recommended M M L L+M VL VL EH EH VH VH L M M H Excellent EP/anti-wear (solid additives). extremely high viscosity Extremely good EP. very low start-up temperature EP/anti-wear.For bearing temperatures > 200 °C / 392 °F (up to 260 °C / 500 °F ) refer to LGET 2 . long grease life Extremely good EP. very low start-up temperature Excellent corrosion protection. water resistance EP/anti-wear.

Grease filler pumps. manual and air-driven grease pumps LAGF 18 / LAGF 50 LAGG 18M LAGG 18AE LAGG 50AE LAGG 180AE LAGT 180 .

180 kg. 18. 180 kg 25. 50. 1. 1. . 50. 180 kg 420 ml. 1. 50. SYSTEM 24 420 ml. 5. 18.Technical specifications Description Temperature range Thickener/ base oil Base oil viscosity (*1) Available pack sizes 3 Standard bearing greases All purpose LGMT 2 industrial and automotive All purpose industrial and automotive Extreme pressure -30/120 °C -22/250 °F -30/120 °C -22/250 °F -20/110 °C -4/230 °F -55/110 °C -65/230 °F -40/150 °C -40/300 °F -20/110 °C -4/230 °F Lithium soap/ mineral oil Lithium soap/ mineral oil Lithium soap/ mineral oil Lithium soap/ di-ester oil Di-urea/ mineral oil Aluminium complex/ medical white oil 110 35. 200 g. 5. 5. 5. 1. 200 g. SYSTEM 24 120-130 LGMT 3 200 LGEP 2 Low temperature 15 LGLT 2 High performance polyurea grease Food compatible 96 LGHP 2 130 LGFP 2 (*1) mm2/s at 40 °C/104 °F = cSt. 180 kg 420 ml. 420 ml. 180 kg. 18. 1. 180 kg 420 ml. 18. 50. 18. 1.

For continuous operation: max. 1. 180 kg.Technical specifications Description Temperature range Thickener/ base oil Base oil viscosity (*1) Available pack sizes 3 Special bearing greases LGGB 2 LGLC 2 Green biodegradable low toxicity Low temperature high speed Wide temperature (*3) EP high viscosity high temperature (*4) -40/120 °C (*2) -40/250 °F -40/120 °C -40/250 °F -30/140 °C -22/284 °F -20/150 °C -4/300 °F Lithium-calcium soap/synthetic ester oil Calcium complex soap/estermineral oil Lithium complex soap/mineral oil Complex calcium sulphonate/ mineral oil 110 420 ml. SYSTEM 24 24 185 LGWA 2 400-450 LGHB 2 (*1) (*2) (*3) (*4) mm2/s at 40 °C/104 °F = cSt. 5. 200 g. 50. 5. 18. 180 kg SYSTEM 24 420 ml. 50. SYSTEM 24 200 g. 420 ml. 1. 180 kg 35. temperatures 90 °C/194 °F LGWA 2 can withstand peak temperatures of 220 °C/428 °F LGHB 2 can withstand peak temperatures of 200 °C/392 °F . 18. 180 kg. 5.

18.Technical specifications Description Temperature range Thickener/ base oil Base oil viscosity (*1) Available pack sizes 3 Special bearing greases LGET 2 LGEM 2 Extreme temperature High viscosity plus solid lubricants Extremely high viscosity with solid lubricants Extreme pressure low temperature -40/260 °C -40/500 °F -20/120 °C -4/250 °F -10/120 °C 14/250 °F -30/110 °C -22/230 °F PTFE/Synthetic (fluorinated polyether) Lithium soap/ mineral oil Lithium-calcium soap/mineral oil Lithium soap/ mineral oil 400 50 g (25 ml) syringe 420 ml. 180 kg 420 ml. 180 kg 500 1.020 LGEV 2 200 LGWM 1 (*1) mm2/s at 40 °C/104 °F = cSt. 5. 420 ml. 5. 50. . 180 kg SYSTEM 24 35 g. 50. 5. 18.

com www.mapro.com/mount . SKF Maintenance Products © Copyright SKF 2003/04 www.skf.Automatic lubricators SYSTEM MultiPoint SYSTEM 24 MP3406E In line with our policy of continuous development of our products we reserve the right to alter any part of the above specification without prior notice.skf.

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