Types of Lubricants

Types of Lubricants

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 After finishing this lesson, you will be able to describe the factors you must consider when selecting a lubricant for a specific piece of equipment. In addition, you will be able to identify different viscosity grades and explain what each grade represents.

• Describe the importance of base oil viscosity when selecting a grease

• Discuss additives and explain how they impact grease selection

• Recall organizations with common viscosity grading systems

• Identify common types of oil lubrication methods