lubrication


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lubrication payment

A small sum of money or other gifts or services to be paid or given to government officials to expedite business operations in countries that do not prohibit such activity. Whenever I start up a new factory overseas, I make sure to bring along enough cash on hand for any lubrication payments I may need to make.
See also: lubrication, payment

lubrication

n. liquor. Willy has had a little too much lubrication.
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It not only helps with dryness and lubrication insufficiency, ToConceive also provides an optimal environment for conception.
The filled grease has also been optimized with a combination of consistency (thickening agents) that can resist centrifugal forces at high rotational speeds, and viscosity (base oil) that can supply lubrication constituents to the raceway surface at high speeds, resolving the lack of lubrication when operating at high rotational speeds.
These include lubricants for girth gear and rack drives, steel cables and open drives Kluber Lubrication, which dates back more than 80 years and has about 2,000 employees in more than 30 countries, is a leading manufacturers of speciality lubricants.
Bob Wellsbury, Managing Director of Donghua, explained: "Good chain lubrication represents 80 percent of a chain's wear life.
Applications may need to be monitored and lubrication intervals/amounts adjusted accordingly.
All participating engineers learned about the concept of Total Lubrication Management.
This development is the latest in a long line of innovations by Lubrication Specialists.
An important aspect of lubrication with very thin films, in the presence of roughness is the possible breakdown of Reynolds' equation.
Highly transportable, contractors will find the Jetting and Lubrication Pump platform easy to move on-site and travels well on a fiat bed trailer.
As mentioned earlier, calculating frictional coefficient in area of mixed lubrication requires knowledge of contact surfaces boundary frictional coefficient.
The lubrication process begins by applying downward pressure on the tool to ensure that it is pushed all the way into the breaker, eliminating the possibility of grease filling into a chamber between the piston and the top of the tool.
Range of glycerol esters for lubrication of PVC and as antifogs, antistats and antiblocks in polyolefins.
has introduced an automated blade lubrication system designed to significantly reduce maintenance and to enhance shearing performance.
A thin film of P-80 IFC will provide temporary lubrication and reduce the force needed to install a tight-fitting rubber part, according to the company.