Lubricants for manufacturing
Reduce operating costs, wear and tear and unplanned downtime with our expert lubrication, oil and grease solutions for manufacturers.
Prevent downtime with the right lubricant for your manufacturing operation
With strict production schedules to stick to, any unplanned equipment downtime can have a serious impact on your operational productivity.
Our portfolio of lubricants is supported by expert service from Certas Lubricant Solutions Technical experts, to provide you with every reassurance that the correct lubricant is being used and to solve any lubrication-related problems.
When using our lubricants, you can rest assured that these products are of the highest quality, meeting and exceeding all major manufacturers’ specifications.
We supply a large range of multi-purpose hydraulic oils, and also more specific products for geared transmissions (spur, bevel, hypoid, worm, etc.) and open gears. Our products also meet industry specifications with many approved by leading OEMs such as Flender, Parker Hannifin and DMG.
We don’t just supply, we advise and our range of technical services will provide you with reassurance that you’re using the correct product for the correct application. You can also benefit from our vastly experienced and dedicated technical team who are always on hand to advise and recommend the optimum solution to any problems or improvements you are looking to implement.
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Providing a technical centre of excellence, you can be sure Certas will keep your business running smoothly. Our range of technical services are designed to enable our customers to maximise their productivity and ensure a safe and operator friendly working environment. Our services cover four key areas: MWF fluid management, product expertise, training, and equipment each providing a strategic partnership to provide solutions to our customers and enable improved safety, compliance and efficiency.
Q8 Brunel range goes from strength to strength
Since their introduction to the Brunel range of metalworking fluids, Q8 Brunel XF741 and Q8 Brunel XF753 have raised the game for industrial customers across the UK. Both products have been developed to suit end users who cannot afford to compromise on performance yet require a cutting fluid with a safety profile second to none.
80% maintenance cost reduction through correct lubricant use
The wrong lubricant usage is often a hidden cost in the manufacturing operation. However, the wrong lubricant results in excessive maintenance costs, reduced operational performance, and increased breakdowns.
For UK-manufacturer of Jubilee brand clamp, Jubilee Clips Ltd, we delivered an 80% reduction on their cost of maintenance through ensuring the right lubricant use and application.
Choosing the correct metalworking fluid with the right balance of safety and performance is an important step in improving productivity and protecting employees. It is vital to appreciate that the composition of a metalworking fluid changes in use.
It is therefore crucial to monitor metalworking fluids to maximise product performance and meet health and safety requirements. A full fluid condition monitoring programme is the best way to achieve this.
Certas Lubricant Solutions can advise you on the best way to set up an efficient fluid monitoring programme. This will help minimise unscheduled maintenance, increase coolant life and optimise performance, resulting in improved productivity and reduced machine downtime.
Manufacturing lubricant solutions
Certas Command range of technical services
- Fluid condition monitoring & management services
- Product advice & recommendation.
- Health & Safety support & advice
- Equipment supply and recommendation
- Lubricant analytical services
- Education & Training
- A dedicated lubricants Technical Helpline
Lubricants for manufacturing: Our product catalogue overview
Certas Lubricant Solutions supplies the largest range of oils, greases and lubricants for manufacturers. You can be confident that our team will get the right specification products to ensure the optimum efficiency, productivity and performance of your equipment. Below are some of the products that we supply:
Our hydraulic oil is vital for machinery and equipment that is being subjected to high-pressure situations, heavy-load bearings, and extreme heat. Hydraulic oil is crucial as it enables the transfer of energy and power. The associated additives combat friction, corrosion and foaming. This makes hydraulic oil a vital component in the operating and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
Our team will help you to get the best hydraulic oil by understanding your exact manufacturing specification. Our carefully selected additives provide excellent protection against oxidation, degradation, rust, corrosion, and premature wear.
Contamination, corrosion and friction can all reduce the efficiency of a gear box. The right gear oil will prevent these issues and it will maximise gear box capabilities, prevent damage, and increase overall output.
Our team help you to get the best industrial gear oil for your requirements and delivered quickly.
Compressor oils are formulated with high-quality base oils and carefully-selected performance additives. We supply compressor oils that will provide you with excellent protection against oxidation degradation, rust and corrosion and foaming.
Slideway oil is a series of high-performance oils that is recommended for the lubrication of metal and plastic slideways. Slideway oils can also be used in hydraulic systems, as a chain oil in circulating lubrication systems, and for the lubrication of conveyor belts. Our slideway oils have excellent anti-wear capabilities, low frictional properties, adhesiveness, filterability and water-separating capabilities. The excellent lubrication enables smooth traverse and tool slide without judder or ripples: avoiding scrap components.
Gas engine oils formulated to meet the requirements of newer ‘lean burn’ engines.
Cutting oils encompassing both water soluble and neat oil based fluids for a wide variety of operating conditions, processes and metals.
It is important to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for the type of oil to use in your refrigeration system, as using the wrong type of oil can cause damage to the system and reduce its efficiency. Certas Lubricant Solutions help you to choose refrigeration compressor oils that will improve heat transfer and improve oil life, resulting in improved equipment reliability and efficiency.
Preventing rust is important to maintain the strength, functionality, and appearance of metal items and to extend their lifespan. This can be achieved through the use of rust preventatives. Our team take the time to understand your needs and find the best rust-preventative solution for your manufacturing operation.
Grease is a type of lubricant that is commonly used in manufacturing to reduce friction, wear, and heat generation between moving parts.
Grease is formulated to provide excellent protection against wear caused by heavy-load or shock-load operation.
Solutions for business
Our knowledge and expertise enables our team to be able to recommend the best equipment for your operation needs. Investing in the correct equipment can result in significant savings and increase productivity in the long term. Our close relationship with our suppliers ensures that our customers have access to the best solutions available and we are experienced in providing the most optimum solution.
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