Always use an appropriate lubricant for the application. Cheapest is not usually the best, just because most manufacturers want to make and sell Lithium / Lithium Complex Greases (high volume relatively low cost), which will often be described as "the best because they are compatible", does not mean that in any application that they will provide the longest life with the minimum wear.
~Alan A P, Managing Director - Consulting Engineer, Hindmarsh, Australia
Yes, have them consider all values of a lubricant including support and technical advice from a knowledgeable representative that is a link between the supplier and you the user. Also have the supplier be a partner in your business as he thinks of ways to make the lubricants price be a non-factor.
~Steve M, Technical Support, Fort Worth, TX
Buy quality products that will protect your expensive machinery. vDo not try to save pennies and lose dollars.
~BUD S, Marketing/Sales, WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Please confirm lubricant specifications of the machinery in the machinery maintenance manual.
~Zaakier J, Technical Support, Cape Town, South Africa
To correctly analyze typ e& age of equipment, OEM recommendation, operation temperature.
~Ruxa, Technical Support, Bucharest, Romania
Do not rely on ideas of purchasers. Rely more on technical experienced people.
~Gary E, Engineer, Bunde, Netherlands
Read the product spec carefully and understand it before any lubricants
~Raj Pillai, Marine Country Manager, Rawang, Malaysia
Try to leverage your buying power by buying from a single supplier.
~Charlie P., Lubrication Engineer, Warren, MI
Lubricant should be carefully selected to serve the purpose.
~Engineering Consultant, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Cheap in cost is not always cheaper in the application
~Engineering, Consulting, Toulouse, France
Listen to the experienced lubricants engineer
~Trevor R, Engineering Consultant, Durban, South Africa
Don't go with the cheapest price
~George B, President Technical Sales, Houston, TX
Dispose of all wastes properly.
~David W, Planner / Estimator, San Diego, CA
Select carefully to save money.
~Chin hoe Yap, General Management, Singapore, Singapore
Don't buy the cheapest!
~Ed B, Marketing/Sales, Buffalo, NY