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How to use a Grease Gun

The grease gun is one of the most widely-used tools for machinery lubrication, yet few are trained on grease gun best practices.

When used or loaded improperly, the grease gun can become a safety risk to both the lubrication technician and the machine.


  • How a grease gun works
  • The best practices for loading a grease gun
  • Why proper grease lubrication is important to machine reliability
  • The risks of mixing different grease types
  • The differences between different models of grease guns
  • How to get the most from your grease gun
  • How to avoid grease contamination
  • The risks of overgreasing
  • The risks involved in grease gun operation
  • How to use grease guns safely