Applications

Innovative high performance solutions for food grade applications

We have developed an extensive product range of speciality food grade lubricants, formulated to meet the exacting requirements that are specific to each application. Our lubricants have been analysed and tested so that we can offer you the very best lubricant to improve cleanliness and efficiency, reduce running costs and increase the operating life of your machinery

If you do not see what you need, please do not hesitate to contact us. One of our highly knowledgeable technical team will be able to advise the correct lubricant for your needs.

How to determine correct viscosity

The correct viscosity is a calculation determined by the operating speed, operating temperature and load ratio. We advise you contact your Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for their recommendation, or to speak to an expert at Vickers Oils, please contact us.

Bearing Lubrication

EQUIPMENT APPLICATION RECOMMENDED  PRODUCT KEY BENEFITS
General Equipment Ambient temperature – Dry VICKERLUBE FG EP GREASE 2 High wear resistance
General Equipment Central Lubrication Systems VICKERLUBE FG EP GREASE 000 High wear resistance
General Equipment High Temperature Bearings VICKERLUBE FGS EP GREASE 2 Extreme temperature resistance
Direct Food Contact Bearings VICKERLUBE FG 3HDC GREASE 2 3H direct contact registered
General Equipment Wet Applications VICKERLUBE FG HLW GREASE 2 Waterproof
General Equipment High Load Applications VICKERLUBE FG HLW GREASE 2 High load carrying properties
General Equipment Freezer and low temperature bearings VICKERLUBE FGS LT GREASE 1 Low temperature resistance
General Equipment High speed bearings VICKERLUBE FGS LT GREASE 1 Excellent high speed properties

Chain Lubrication

EQUIPMENT APPLICATION RECOMMENDED  PRODUCT KEY BENEFITS
Overhead Chains Roller Chains VICKERLUBE FG CHAIN OIL Adhesive non drip
Spiral Chiller and freezer Drive chains VICKERLUBE FGS FLUID 46 High load and wear resistance
Ovens and Cookers High temperature chains VICKERLUBE FGS HT CHAIN OIL High temperature resistance
General Equipment Drive and roller chains VICKERLUBE FG CHAIN OIL Humidity and wear resistance

Gear Lubrication

EQUIPMENT APPLICATION RECOMMENDED  PRODUCT KEY BENEFITS
In-line gear box Gear Boxes – Ambient temperatures VICKERLUBE FG GEAR OIL 220 / 320 High load resistance
Worm and wheel gear box Gear Boxes – Ambient temperatures VICKERLUBE FG GEAR OIL 460 High load resistance
Oven and cooker gear box Gear Boxes – High temperatures VICKERLUBE FGS GEAR OIL 150 / 220 / 320 High temperature resistance
Chiller Equipment Gear Boxes – Low temperature VICKERLUBE FGS GEAR OIL 150 / 220 / 320 Low temperature Fluidity
Freezer Equipment Gear Boxes – Extreme Low temperature VICKERLUBE FGS FLUID 32 / 46 / 68 Extreme Low temperature Fluidity
Open Gears Gear Teeth and Rack and Pinion VICKERLUBE FG MULTI-TAK Excellent adhesion, high load resistance

Hydraulic & Compressor Lubrication

EQUIPMENT APPLICATION RECOMMENDED  PRODUCT KEY BENEFITS
Hydraulic Systems Reservoirs VICKERLUBE FG FLUID 32 / 46 / 68 High wear resistance
Hydraulic Systems Reservoirs – Extreme temperature VICKERLUBE FGS FLUID 32 / 46 / 68 Extreme long life
Airline lubricators Reservoirs VICKERLUBE FG FLUID 32 Prevents stick slip and corrosion
Vacuum Compressors Reservoirs VICKERLUBE FG FLUID 46 High wear resistance, low carry over
Compressors Reservoirs VICKERLUBE FGS FLUID 32 / 46 / 68 Extreme long life

Speciality & General Maintenance Lubrication

EQUIPMENT APPLICATION RECOMMENDED  PRODUCT KEY BENEFITS
Direct food contact Equipment Blades VICKERLUBE FG 3H DIVIDER OIL 3H direct contact registered
Direct food contact Equipment Corrosion protection VICKERLUBE FG 3H DIVIDER OIL Corrosion resistance
General Equipment Plain bearings VICKERLUBE FG HLW GREASE 2 High load resistance
General Equipment Slides and Guides VICKERLUBE FG MULTI-TAK Excellent adhesion, high load resistance
Conveyor guides / wear strips Slides, guides, cams and followers VICKERLUBE FG MULTI-TAK Excellent adhesion and chemical resistance
General Equipment Threads / anti-seize and assembly aid VICKERLUBE FG MULTI-TAK High load and chemical resistance