Oil injection equipment and pressure media
SKF supplies oil injection equipment for installing and removing sleeves. For additional information, refer to Maintenance products.
When selecting a suitable pump, keep in mind that the maximum permissible pressure should be considerably higher than the calculated surface pressure.
For installation, SKF recommends using the SKF mounting fluid LHMF 300. The fluid has a viscosity of 300 mm2/s at 20 °C (70 °F). The advantage of this mounting fluid is that when installation is complete, the fluid will leave the joint quickly and completely so that metal-to metal contact is restored relatively quickly.
For removal, SKF recommends using the SKF dismounting fluid LHDF 900. With a viscosity of 900 mm2/s at 20 °C (70 °F), the fluid will provide an adequate oil film, even if the mating surface of the sleeve or shaft is scratched. Keep in mind that the fluid has a low flow rate and the permissible pressure of the oil injection equipment should never be exceeded.