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Hot Gearbox 2

Modified on Sunday, 01 February 2015 10:39 PM by mpieler Categorized as Extrusion Hints
Hot Gearbox 2
Vol.21 #2, Oct. 1994

If your extruder gearbox runs too hot, consider switching to a synthetic gear oil to reduce friction and, therefore, heat generation in the extruder gearbox.

It is possible to reduce the gearbox temperature by 10 to 20 degrees F with synthetic oil.

See also:
  • Cold gearbox oil
  • Gear box oil
  • Gear box oil level
  • Hot gear box 1

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