4 Great reasons why grease is good

4 Great reasons why grease is good

Our top reasons why it is beneficial to grease your trucks and machines:

  1. Grease does not leak easily and has exceptional sealing properties against contaminants and debris. It can catch dust and debris before it reaches critical components
  2. Minimizes friction, wear, excessive heat, rust, corrosion, contamination and more
  3. Lubrication helps equipment do its job longer, more consistently and more effectively
  4. Lubrication significantly reduces exposure to many causes of potentially costly equipment breakdowns and failures

How often is it best to grease your machinery or trucks?


    Machines should be greased at least as often as the manufacturer's instructions suggest, but experienced operators and mechanics tend to grease machines much more frequently.


    In general, you should be greasing your truck every 6 months or 5,000kms, depending on manufacturer specifications. Another good rule of thumb is to grease your truck every time you change your oil. Since trucks require fewer oil changes than consumer cars, this rule of thumb works well for greasing your U-joints.

    You can leave it for us to take care of

    At Dutton Diggers and Diesel, we offer custom-designed fleet maintenance contracts which take the stress and hassle of managing your fleet out of your life. The benefits of a contract or agreement like this are:

    1. You will have a maintenance regime designed by experts who know the desired frequency and scope of servicing.
    2. You will have a clearer picture of how much to budget for your fleet maintenance for the year.
    3. You will know you are doing the best preventative maintenance you can, to look after your fleet.

     How does it work?

    You contact us and give us a fleet list with all the machines and vehicles you have on it.

    We will draw up a proposal for you which will indicate:

    • All your machines and trucks.
    • The months we will be servicing them.
    • The kind of service and the scope of work.
    • The cost of the service.

    If you accept the proposal, we will:

      1. Plan the work.
      2. Contact you with a date for the servicing.
      3. Come and do the work.
      4. Provide you with a service checksheet with the invoice along with any faults that need remediating.

             If this is of interest to you, you can submit a service request or email us now.

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