Industrial Gear Lubrication
|Publication Date:||23 March 2016|
This standard provides lubricant classifications, guidelines for minimum performance characteristics, and generalized application and servicing guidelines for both open and enclosed metallic gearing that has been designed and rated in accordance with applicable AGMA Standards. The applicable gear types include spur, helical including double helical and herringbone, worm, non-offset bevel, and face gears.
This standard does not address grease lubricated enclosed gearboxes or aerospace applications. The special regulatory requirements associated with food or drug handling applications are not addressed in this standard, however, the minimum performance characteristics apply. This standard is not intended to replace any existing application standards such as aerospace, automotive, marine, industrial enclosed drives, high speed applications, mill, kiln, or wind turbines. See applicable AGMA application standards for lubrication specific guidelines.
NOTE: This standard is not intended to supplant any specific recommendations of gear manufacturers.