How do you fix a clogged grease fitting?

How do you fix a clogged grease fitting?

Keep grease fittings and pins clean and clear of dirt, debris and hardened grease so they remain effective.

  1. Spray a petroleum-based spray lube onto a grease fitting or grease fitting pin, then wipe it off with a rag.
  2. Heat up clogged grease fittings and pins with a standard hair dryer or a heat gun on the low setting.

Why does my grease gun get stuck in the fitting?

Grease guns get stuck on fittings due to clogged zerk fittings which don’t let the grease pass through and cause a pressure build up that prevents them from releasing. So to get it unstuck unscrews the hose or hardline from the gun which will release the pressure and allow it to come off.

Why does my grease gun not work?

The most common reason that you’ll have an issue with a new cartridge is that air has got caught at the top of the air gun. The air is then getting in the way of you pushing any grease out, which can be a bit of a nightmare. Continually pump the grease gun whilst you’re doing this, allowing the air to flow out.

Are grease gun tips adjustable?

Have you ever adjusted the coupler on a grease gun? Many folks just spend $30 for a lockNlube, but you can adjust a grease gun so it releases properly, and also so it stays on properly. Works great on the first time you do it with a new nozzle and clean gloves.

Are there different size tips for grease guns?

There is effectively just one size. There are some other weird ones out there, the common being button head I believe, but if it looks like a standard grease zerk it is going to be the standard size.

Are grease gun tips Universal?

This grease coupler has universal fit to work with all types of grease guns and fittings.

What is the best grease gun coupler?

Reviews of the Best Grease Gun Coupler

  1. LockNLube Grease Gun Coupler Locked onto Zerk Fitting. Check Price at Amazon.
  2. Lumax LX-1430. Check Price at Amazon.
  3. AZUNO Grease Gun Coupler, 2nd Generation. Check Price at Amazon.
  4. LockNLube Grease Gun Coupler XL. Check Price at Amazon.
  5. Push-On 90 Degree Grease Coupler.

What size are grease nipples?


How much grease does a grease gun pump?

Grease guns vary in the amount of grease pumped per stroke, from one to three grams of grease or higher.

How many pumps of grease are in a tube of grease?

How many pumps are in a grease tube? 100 pumps is at least half a tube of grease.

How much is a shot of grease?

Manual grease guns have problems with volume and pressure control and regular calibration of your guns is strongly recommended. Grease guns can produce between 1 gram and 1.5 grams per shot which can result in significant over lubrication per point unless the output is known.

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