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Greases: The Brilliant Basics

How to choose and when to use.

Greased industry equipment

Safeguarding machinery from friction, water ingress and rust, the correct grease can help you prevent unnecessary downtime, protecting your bottom line in the process.

Sometimes the smallest components can make the biggest difference. Take bearings for example: without them, excessive friction would cause your equipment to grind to a halt. And so protecting them is pivotal, especially if you work with extreme operating conditions. Safeguarding machinery from friction, water ingress and rust, the correct grease can help you prevent unnecessary downtime, protecting your bottom line in the process. But how do you choose the correct grease for your application?

Shell Gadus is a comprehensive family of high-quality greases that gives you enhanced wear protection, grease life and system efficiency, no matter your application. A helpful naming convention makes choosing the right grease a simpler process, so you can prioritise thickener type, oil viscosity, operating conditions and application, or NLGI grade (consistency).

And with a history of technical leadership and long-standing expertise, you can expect consistent performance through our global quality control system. 70 years ago, we pioneered and patented the lithium thickener technology that is now the world’s most popular grease thickener. And today, we continue to push the boundaries of grease technology, working alongside customers to help shape the future of mobility through our E-Greases range, engineered specifically for the high-tech powertrains of electrified vehicles.

Shell Gadus is a comprehensive family of high-quality greases that gives you enhanced wear protection, grease life and system efficiency, no matter your application.

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