Recent Topics
50% off Castrol Edge 5W30 at REPCO
by SR5
Today at 05:46 AM
Is there value going from Mobil 1 syn to Extended?
by Vern_in_IL
Today at 04:29 AM
Subaru Super Coolant?
by Mike Simmons
Today at 02:52 AM
Auto painter say don't use this grease or lube.
by Exhaustgases
Today at 12:44 AM
Toyota Body Grease
by Exhaustgases
Today at 12:40 AM
when the cold war was pretty Warm
by expat
Yesterday at 11:56 PM
Filter not to buy
by WobblyElvis
Yesterday at 11:42 PM
Menards 99cent QS Synthetic
by John_K
Yesterday at 11:21 PM
Pennzoil Platinum 0W-40 Euro
by mattwithcats
Yesterday at 10:49 PM
iPad gurus needed.... AppStore app gone!
by SumpChump
Yesterday at 10:42 PM
10,000 miles on Denso iridium tt spark plugs
by Kool1
Yesterday at 10:01 PM
Hooking up Icemaker
by Tdbo
Yesterday at 09:57 PM
Newest Members
JockeyEwing, Starman2112, hollandbr2, bassjammer7, darringusko
56150 Registered Users
Who's Online
51 registered (Astro14, Blueskies123, Bandito440, andyd, Axe Man, B767capt, 4 invisible), 798 Guests and 142 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
56150 Members
66 Forums
241179 Topics
3907034 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3346425 - 04/18/14 11:01 AM Omnibox worm gear oil
Malador Offline

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 21
Loc: Oregon
I need to fill a faulk omnibox wormgear with oil and I'm having a hard time finding the oil listed by the manufacturer. The drive is oversized for it's application, loaded slowly by a VFD, the primary shaft never exceeds 1000 rpms, and its ran for 20 minutes max a week. Could i get away with easier to find oii? If so, what would you recommend?

Ratio: 5:1
HP: 1.2 (Powered by half horse power motor)

Manufacture recommended oil:

Edited by Malador (04/18/14 11:03 AM)

#3346510 - 04/18/14 12:33 PM Re: Omnibox worm gear oil [Re: Malador]
EricG Offline

Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 95
Loc: SW Louisiana
We use Mobilgear SHC 634 in those from our local bulk supplier Reladyne.!

#3346519 - 04/18/14 12:48 PM Re: Omnibox worm gear oil [Re: EricG]
Malador Offline

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 21
Loc: Oregon
Oh nuts... I sent the list "Typical Petroleum Based R & O Lubricant Recommendations" to the retailer that supplies us w/ oil at work, and all of those came in 15 to 55 gallon drums. I just called and asked about mobil SCH 634 and they can get it in 32 oz containers. Mcmaster carr also sells it in 32 oz containers for a reasonable price.


#3352003 - 04/24/14 02:02 PM Re: Omnibox worm gear oil [Re: Malador]
camelCase Offline

Registered: 07/11/13
Posts: 168
Loc: Southeastern, USA
Iso-680 or ISO-460 (hot or cold climate respectively) NON-EP gear fluid will work perfectly. You can find it everything. I prefer to support smaller suppliers/blenders - but you could just as easily purchase it from one of the big buys like Mobil or Shell.

Their SGLX-460 would be perfect for you.