Kirkpatrick Wire Rope Lubrication Systems
Kirkpatrick Wire Rope Lubrication Systems are excellent for Wire Rope & Cable Lubrication/Cleaning. In only one application wire rope can have its surface and groove pattern scraped clean of product build-up and grit while at the same time new lubricant is uniformly applied to the newly cleaned surface. Coating product then fills any open spaces within the groove pattern and internal strands open to receive it. This is accomplished as the wire rope passes through a controlled 100% pressurized immersion within the internal Seal Lubrication Chamber. Surface moisture trapped within the internal strands is displaced and replaced with the newly applied wire rope coating product. Systems are functional with both low and high viscosity coatings. They can be incorporated as a Grease Applicator for tough applications where higher viscosity coatings are required to fight friction wear due to strand rubbing as well as a low viscosity oiling system required for certain Cable Cleaning & Lubrication applications.
An optional Manual Stripper is also available to be used as a rotational base for specially designed Helix Wire Rope Groove Cleaners (Not to be confused with another source’s grove cleaner). This option allows users the capability to surface clean the wire rope separate from the lubrication process. Easy visually unhindered inspection can then be performed to determine the condition of the wire rope prior to servicing or in between service dates. This process is much more effective than the use of a labor intensive cable brush cleaner that incorporates individual wires that easily gum up and require frequent cleaning.
Kirkpatrick Wire Rope Lubrication Systems come in three basic configurations:
Accommodates wire rope diameters 1/4″ (5mm-6mm) to 1-7/8″ (48mm)
Accommodates wire rope diameters 3/8″ (9mm-10mm) to 4-1/4″ (108mm)
Low Viscosity Internal Spray Configuration
Designed for the application of low viscosity, “pourable” coatings; JUL Systems accommodate wire rope diameters through 2” (57mm/58mm).