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Do grease fittings need grease?
While grease fittings themselves do not require grease, the part they are attached to does. To grease the part, attach a grease gun to the end of the zerk fitting and pump until you feel resistance.
What are the components of threads on a grease fitting?
There are several components of threads on a grease fitting. Thread series is the thread style of a given grease fitting. There are many different thread series and each has specific attributes. Thread series can be either SAE Standard (also called taper thread), American Standard, Unified National, or Foreign Standard.
How to install a drive type grease fitting?
How to install a drive type grease fitting 1 Ensure the grease fitting is the proper fitment for the hole to which it is being applied. 2 Place a grease fitting drive tool over the top of the grease fitting. 3 Place the shank of the grease fitting into the hole, ensuring it is perpendicular to the mating component. More items…
What are flush grease fittings?
Flush grease fittings are a low profile zerk fitting that excells in applications where clearance tolerances between moving parts is minimal. Their low profile design makes them a great fit for shafts, pulleys, and other rotating assemblies.