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In order to achieve optimum reliability and maximum benefits from a lubrication program, several factors need to be taken into account. These factors are summarized by the five R’s of lubrication:

• Right lubricant
• Right quantity
• Right time
• Right point
• Right method

The starting point of an effective lubrication program is the detailed mapping of all lubrication points, including their working conditions, lubrication requirements, and criticality. This information is needed to select the most suitable lubricant and the quantity of lubricant needed, as well as to calculate the adequate relubrication intervals.

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