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AUTOMATIC CHASSIS LUBRICATION FOR TRAILERS

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

ISSN: 0036-8792

Article publication date: 1 May 1953

Abstract

The illustrations show a recent application of a Clayton Dewandre “Multipoint” automatic chassis lubricator employed for the lubrication of both vehicle chassis and trailer of a Scammell 8‐wheeled articulated lorry. It is necessary for a trailer of this type to be lubricated on a mileage basis, and the most convenient method of doing this is by means of a belt drive. Although it would be easily possible to arrange for the lubricator to be actuated by a pneumatic cylinder connected into the brake line of the vacuum pressure brake system, the infrequency of brake application might well prevent efficient and regular trailer (or chassis) lubrication.

Citation

(1953), "AUTOMATIC CHASSIS LUBRICATION FOR TRAILERS", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 5 No. 5, pp. 35-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb052233

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MCB UP Ltd

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