Recent Topics
Coupon for Fram Ultra (Amazon)
by PolarisX
Yesterday at 11:53 PM
Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30, 4,810 miles, 2016 Audi A3 2.0T
by Finklejag
Yesterday at 11:51 PM
Tell me about 2011+ Mustang GT convertibles
by dareo
Yesterday at 11:41 PM
Type of LSD in 2015 Camaro
by asand1
Yesterday at 11:28 PM
Transmission cooler leak = bad!
by gregk24
Yesterday at 10:16 PM
Buying oil online from Walmart?
by Dominic
Yesterday at 09:59 PM
Air Operated Grease Gun
by tig1
Yesterday at 09:34 PM
Women's AFL football - grand final
by Shannow
Yesterday at 09:16 PM
VR-1 20W-50 $1/Qt at Autozone
by bunnspecial
Yesterday at 08:46 PM
4 pack of red Heet at Walmart - $5.00
by 69GTX
Yesterday at 08:33 PM
Oil for a 2012 vw jetty 2.5 gas motor
by A1O
Yesterday at 08:24 PM
Fram TG7317 5k miles 06 Accord V6
by salcuta88
Yesterday at 08:14 PM
Redline MTL MTF for sale (Markham, ON)
by dgunay
Yesterday at 08:06 PM
XG7317 - M1-110 oil filters for sale (Markham, ON)
by dgunay
Yesterday at 08:00 PM
UK grid already feeling the effect of electric car
by Shannow
Yesterday at 07:48 PM
Fram Ultra XG9641 Cartridge! 14K Miles
by CharlieJ
Yesterday at 07:35 PM
General Altimax RT43 @ Walmart?
by ron350
Yesterday at 07:30 PM
For you S. OH people-NAPA Gold sale (1st time!)
by bullwinkle
Yesterday at 07:19 PM
Can a wheel be bent by over-torqueing lug nuts?
by zorobabel
Yesterday at 06:06 PM
Hastings LF142 Cut Open
by Canadastang
Yesterday at 06:01 PM
Newest Members
fourlowe, markings67, KRT, XJSoldier, Hkynut99
60959 Registered Users
Who's Online
16 registered (askani79705, ajchien, car51, bmod305, 3 invisible), 1052 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
60959 Members
66 Forums
262768 Topics
4338170 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3218199 - 12/16/13 08:35 AM Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings?
fins Offline


Registered: 07/19/06
Posts: 93
Loc: ohio
Have been reading the oil forums for years.......but just started reading all about grease. All kinds of grease red, moly, marine, synthetic, hi temp, etc......

I have a 72" finish mower behind my tractor......the bearings on the blades operate at pretty high speed and under some load.

What would be the best grease for this type of operation?

Would the same grease be recommended for wheel bearings?

Top
#3218267 - 12/16/13 09:28 AM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
johnnydc Offline


Registered: 03/23/11
Posts: 357
Loc: Rochester, New York
I would have to believe wheel bearing grease would work good for that application.
_________________________
2012 Ford Fusion SEL V6
2009 Mercury Milan Premier V6
VWB and Motorcraft Filters

Top
#3218407 - 12/16/13 11:50 AM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
229 Offline


Registered: 06/23/11
Posts: 726
Loc: Mid Atlantic
Chevron delo EP grease and Castrol Pyroplex are two that are well regarded.
_________________________
Eneos Dealer

Top
#3218418 - 12/16/13 12:03 PM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
Dufus2 Offline


Registered: 12/12/13
Posts: 259
Loc: Virginia
Tacky Red grease with a 70 lb Timkin rating would do better than just plain chassis grease. Usually the industrial grease does well due to the hammering load of the gearbox pushing against the blades. Chevron, shell, schaffers they all have a good product that is not real expensive.

I used shell alvania and a few others with good results. Now days, I use Amsoil grease and their GLC is excellent, or the Truck grease.
_________________________
ASE Certified in Med/Heavy Truck Service including A9
Heavy Equipment Repair, Fleet Maintenance
Real Cars Rattle and Smoke a Little

Top
#3218764 - 12/16/13 05:06 PM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
Posts: 3113
Loc: Kentucky
Originally Posted By: fins
What would be the best grease for this type of operation?


Here's what I use: http://docs.mystiklubes.com/msds_pi/M20026.pdf

Excellent performance & available at your local Wal-Mart for $3.67.

Pick up a battery powered gun and grease often!

Top
#3219022 - 12/16/13 09:11 PM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
tom slick Offline


Registered: 05/26/03
Posts: 9093
Loc: Central Coast, Calif.
The good news is you don't technically have high speed bearings. High speed bearings are about 10k rpm and above. A good grease rated for wheel bearings should serve you well.
_________________________
You get what you pay for...
So keep in mind how much you paid for this advice.

Top
#3392113 - 06/08/14 11:04 AM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
Raybo Offline


Registered: 02/14/09
Posts: 62
Loc: Clearwater ,Florida

Top
#3400346 - 06/18/14 07:13 AM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
Kestas Offline



Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 11636
Loc: The Motor City
I agree with Tom. Lawn mower bearings are not considered high speed bearings.

Top
#3408390 - 06/27/14 11:04 AM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
ironman_gq Offline


Registered: 04/30/14
Posts: 524
Loc: MN
I've always used disc brake wheel bearing grease. Mystik is what most of my stuff gets, it's cheap and not a bad grease.

Top
#3452529 - 08/11/14 03:54 PM Re: Best Grease for High Speed- High Load Bearings? [Re: fins]
kawzak Offline


Registered: 08/09/14
Posts: 29
Loc: South Tx usa
At my work we designed a piece of equipment that had alot of heat and had a thrust brg that was subjected to both. At first I was going to use Dupont Krytox-extreemly expensive (typically I think it is in alternator brgs). However ater much research we decided on Redline brand CV-2. It handles both issues very well. it does turn brown-but I was told it would. We have been running this grease for over 2 yrs now. It works for us.

Top