Grease analysis is a vital part of a predictive maintenance strategy. Approximately 80% of bearings are lubricated with grease. Grease analysis allows verification of the suitability of certain greases in specific applications and can detect possible unacceptable deviations from batch to batch.
Grease analysis allows for the adjustment of re-lubrication intervals.
It indicates abnormal wear patterns, water or dirt contamination and incorrect grease addition.