Viper recommends the use of specially formulated Viper Wire Rope Lubricants with the Viper wire rope lubricator unit. These products have been tried and tested in real life applications and perform exceptionally well through the Viper lubrication unit.
Effective lubrication when matched to a high quality lubricant can provide increases in wire rope life of 300%.”
Double your Viper Wire Rope Lubricator warranty to 2 years from date of purchase when using Viper lubricants.”
For marine and industrial applications which are subjected to water washout such as anchor wires, tow wires, underground winders and any underwater use Viper recommends Viper WRL Coating Grease VCG-1.
Viper WRL – VCG-1 is a red, tacky, waterproof, soft grease which will not wash or fling off wire ropes even when immersed in water. The NLGI#1 rating enables good penetration to be achieved with the Viper lubricator. VCG-1 reduces friction and wear on internal and external strands while also providing protection for sheaves and rope drums.
Download Viper WRL VCG-1 brochure (inglés)
For marine and industrial applications which are subjected to high levels of abrasive contamination such as shiploaders, winder ropes, mobile crane wires, Viper recommends Viper WRL Penetrating Grease VPG-0.
Viper WRL – VPG-0 is a gold, tacky, water resistant, fluid grease which will not fling off wire ropes or sheaves. The NLGI#0 rating enables excellent penetration to be achieved with the Viper lubricator which displaces moisture from the rope core. VPG-0 reduces friction and wear on internal and external strands while also providing protection for sheaves and rope drums.
Downlaod Viper WRL VPG-0 brochure (inglés)
Viper can also supply various other wire rope lubricants including penetrating oil, self healing film and Low Tox® type products from Lubrication Engineers Inc.
Contact Mareche to receive a professional recommendation that matches your application.