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Thread: Spindle Bearing Grease?
01-28-2006, 11:12 AM #1
Anybody know what kind of grease to use for the spindle bearings in a Bridgeport? I have been told to only fill them halfway with grease bit not what kind low temp, medium temp, high temp???Thanks for any help. T
01-28-2006, 12:09 PM #2
Kluber isoflex 15 i think is the greese we used for spindle bearings. About 15cc per bearing.
You can get sealed bearings from High Quality Tools IN Ohio.
01-29-2006, 12:00 PM #3
i thought the spindle bearings were oil lubricated by one of the cups, at least the ones on mine are. the manual says to use 10w oil.
01-29-2006, 12:16 PM #4
Unless you have one of the sealed spindles, you should be using oil. I use ISO-32 hydraulic oil.