K18100 Grease Worker

Features and Benefits
• Conforms to ASTM D217 and related specifications

• Mechanical and manually operated types

• Single and double-unit models


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K18190 Grease Worker
Mechanical Grease Workers–For “worked penetration’’ and “prolonged worked penetration” tests to determine consistency of lubricating greases. Consists of single or dual steel ASTM grease workers mounted on a sturdy base and driven by a powerful gear reduction motor. Meets ASTM specifications for stroke length and rate. Equipped with a presetting electronic counter that automatically shuts off the drive motor after any desired number of strokes up to 99,999. Steel grease workers have threaded cup and cover, and steel plunger plate with shaft and handle that connects to eccentric cam on drive unit. Accessory dial thermometer inserts in plated vent cock. Spring loaded tightening clamps hold grease workers securely on base, and steel pins in base facilitate disassembly of grease workers after testing.

Manually Operated Grease Worker–Hand lever operated grease working machine designed for short duration ‘’worked penetration” tests on lubricating greases. Consists of one steel ASTM grease worker with hand lever mechanism mounted on a sturdy steel base. Spring loaded tightening clamps hold grease worker securely on base, and steel pins in hand lever upright support facilitate disassembly of grease worker. Base plate is drilled at corners to allow for bolting to table top.

Specifications
Conforms to: ASTM D217, D4950; IP 50; ISO 2137; DIN 51804; FTM 791-311, 791-313*
*Requires substitution of 270-hole grease worker (K18030)

Drive Motor: fan cooled gear reduction type, 1/3hp (single-unit model) or 1/2 hp (dual-unit model)

Electrical Requirements
Mechanical Grease Workers:
115V 60Hz, Single Phase, 3A
220-240V 50/60Hz, Single Phase, 1.5A

Included Accessories
Mechanical ASTM Steel Grease Worker (1 or 2)

Dimensions: lxwxh,in.(cm)
Mechanical Grease Workers:
Single-Unit: 10x13.5x14.75 (25x34x37)
Double-Unit: 14x13.5x14.75 (36x34x37)
Manually Operated Grease Worker: 30x10x15.5 (76x25x39)

Net Weight:
Mechanical Single-Unit. 106 lbs (48.1kg)
Mechanical Double-Unit: 139.5 lbs (63.3kg)
Manual: 21 lbs (9.6kg)

Shipping Information
Shipping Weight: Single-Unit: 141 lbs (64.0kg)
Mechanical Double-Unit: 171 lbs (77.6kg)
Manual: 28 Ibs (12.7kg)
Dimensions: Mechanical: 4.2 Cu. ft.; Manual: 2.7 Cu. ft.

Ordering Information
Mechanical Grease Workers
Catalog
Number
Product Description
Electrical Requirements
K18100
Single-Unit Model
115V 60Hz
K18110 Single-Unit Model
220-240V 50Hz
K18119 Single-Unit Model
220-240V 60Hz
K18190 Double-Unit Model
115V 60Hz
K18191 Double-Unit Model
220-240V 50Hz
K18192
Double-Unit Model
220-240V 60Hz
Manually-Operated Grease Workers
Catalog
Number
Product Description
K18000
Grease Working Machine
Click here for Quarter-Scale and Half-Scale Grease Workers.

Accessories
Catalog
Number
Product Description
K18022
Dial Thermometer
Inserts in petcock of steel grease worker. Supplied with adapter.
K18021
Overflow Ring
Collects displaced grease during penetration measurements.
K18020
Steel Grease Worker
Complete per ASTM specifications. Consists of cup, cover, plunger, and vent cock.
K18030 Steel Grease Worker
Similar to K18020 above, but with 270-hole plunger plate per FTM 791-313 (An-G-15) specifications.
K18028 Cover Assembly
Replacement cover assembly for steel grease worker. Includes vent cock, plunger plate, shaft, and handle.
K18029 Grease Cup
K18023
Blank Lid, with seal
For ASTM Steel Grease Worker. Use when heating samples prior to test.

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