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#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.