Klüber showcases specialty lubricants for textiles at ITME
Klüber Lubrication cooperates closely with the original equipment manufacturers of major textile machine components to push the limits of what can be technically achieved even further: longer service intervals, longer component life and more reliable operation.
Klüber Lubrication, a part of the Freudenberg Group, showcased high performance lubricants for improving productivity and lowering maintenance costs of textile equipment at ITME 2022. To help the textile industry to achieve its goals, Klüber Lubrication has been providing many diverse solutions tailored to the industry’s specific requirements.”As an expert for specialty lubricants, Klüber Lubrication cooperates closely with the original equipment manufacturers of major textile machine components to push the limits of what can be technically achieved even further: longer service intervals, longer component life and more reliable operation,” said Hitendra Bhargava, CEO, Kluber Lubrication India Pvt Ltd.
The Indian textile industry comprises a wide variety of processes and machinery from spinning, knitting, weaving all the way to finishing. The growth and modernisation of the industry has put a greater emphasis on higher productivity on manufacturers. And lubricants play a key role in performance a textile equipment. “Klüber prides itself on its lubricant pharmacy philosophy – meaning we understand every lubricant application in-depth and develop a custom made solution specific for the application. After all, it is the lubricant that is responsible for ensuring the reliable operation of each machine element. The lubricants used are expected to offer reliable performance over a long service life and a wide temperature range as well as good resistance to loads. As a lubrication partner, we help the industry to choose the right lubrication solutions for improving the performance of their textile machines,” he elaborated.
With the goal of making a significant contribution to sustainability in textile production, Klüber Lubrication has developed synthetic gear oils with properties matched to a textile machine’s requirements. Synthetic gear oil increases productivity by 150 per cent and, as a result, maintenance intervals are extended from 8,000 to 20,000 hours. “By using the optimal lubricant for the task, sustainability and performance can go hand in hand,” added Hitendra Bhargava.