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2015 June Lubrication and Elevator Ropes: Myths, Half Truths and Mistruths

Publication Date: 2015
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This test is based on the article, Lubrication and Elevator Ropes: Myths, Half Truths and Mistruths, published in the June 2015 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:

  • The many critical factors that can affect rope lubrication
  • The basic role of a lubricant in a hoist rope's function
  • How rope core type affects the amount of lubricant necessary in its construction
  • What the essential qualities of a factory-applied lubricant are
  • Why regular lubrication after installation is necessary
  • The characteristics of a good field lubricant
  • How to determine the proper time to lubricate a hoist rope
  • How often to lubricate a hoist rope
  • Why lubricating hoist ropes need to be part of regular maintenance program

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