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Cutting Tool Wear – Wearpoint Lubrication System

Wearpoint Lubrication System for Lubrication Precision

Systems reduce costly mechanical wear and downtime

- Reduces bearing and mechanical wear
- Reduces downtime
- Unlimited configurations available
- Prevents damaging friction build-up
- Applies precise amounts of lubricant

Solve your wearpoint lubrication problems

With virtually unlimited configurations available, Unist can provide you with a wearpoint lubrication system to dramatically limit cutting tool wear, preventing damaging friction build-up for:

- Bearings
- Ball screws
- Chains
- Rails
- Gears
- Wipes
- Wheel Flanges
- Air motors
- Cutting tools
- Air cylinders
- Welding electrodes
- Journal bearings
- Spindle bearings

Inadequate lubrication = Increased maintenance

Approximately 50 percent of bearing failures and 60 percent of mechanical failures can be tracked to inadequate or improper lubrication. Often there are many wearpoints to lubricate and your standard maintenance procedures simply cannot keep up with them all. But the price for not maintaining them can take an unnecessary toll on your maintenance and repair budget.

Air/Oil 24/7 Wearpoint Lubrication Systems can stem this budget drain. It will apply timed, precise amounts of lubricant to reduce bearing and mechanical wear and downtime on your high speed and other conveyor or power transmission chains.

Unist engineers will design the chain or conveyor lubrication system to automatically lubricate hundreds of wearpoints with the precise frequency and volume of air and lubricant needed. No wearpoints will be missed. None will be over-lubricated.

Wearpoint Lubrication System Components

Solenoid valve

24 - 240 VAC
or 12 - 24 VDC

Solid state solenoid timer

Provides periodic signal to operate oil metering pumps

Air filter - ¼" NPT

for water and particulate removal

Pressure regulator

Provides periodic signal to operate oil metering pumps for adjustment of air pressure to lubrication points

Specifications of Chain & Conveyor Lubrication Systems:

Continuous Output – Pulse Generator = infinite cycling at an adjustable 5-200 pulse/min.

Additional Output – Drive up to 16 pumps for 16 individual output options

Air Valve Options – Control air input with Manual Valve, Air Pilot Valve, or 3-Way Solenoid Valve (available in 110 VAC or 24 VDC)

Pump Options – 3 types available:

- 1 Drop (1/30 mL per stroke)
- 3 Drop (1/10 mL per stroke)
- Check Valve (for use with coolant or fluid with

Choice of reservoir capacity – 473mL nylon reservoir standard

- 296 ml nylon
- 473 ml polyethylene
- 946 ml polyethylene
- 1893 ml polyethylene
- 11.3 L stainless steel tank
- 7.5 L to 302 L ASME rated tank

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Changing from Alucobond/Composite panel to Solid Aluminium Sheet

Do you find yourself having to Route 3mm solid Aluminium sheet in preference to Alucobond/Composite panel? If you are experiencing any of the following you need to talk to our John Barker (Managing Director) of Unist Australia.

  • Ragged cutting
  • Burning out cutters
  • Breaking router bits
  • Terrible surface finish
  • Just the inability to get the job done

We understand your problem, you need to lubricate the routing cutter with our 3 nozzle Coolubricator.

For help on this matter call John Barker on 02 8850 2022 or email [email protected].

Watch a Routing video:

The facade industry is moving in part from ACM to Solid Aluminium panels. HVG/Alucobond Architectural are introducing MondoClad, a Pre-finished 3 mm aluminium panel.For more information go to: