Automatic Lubrication System

automatic lubrication system

Well known for their white trucks and trailers around Sydney’s industrial hubs, this fleet uses an automatic lubrication system. Holz Heavy Haulage were started as an owner driver operation in 1998, by Wayne Holz, and his wife Maree. 

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Steadily growing in the specialised area of heavy haulage, Wayne now runs a busy operation with 10 trucks and a range of heavy haulage trailers, a water cart and tilt tray.

Located in Menangle, South Western Sydney, they predominantly service up and down the East Coast from Northern Queensland into Victoria.

Recently, work has begun on a large new state-of-the-art workshop at Razorback, giving the operation larger improved servicing facilities and much improved access to the Hume Motorway.

Constantly improving his fleet maintenance and operations, Wayne has been using automatic lubrication systems supplied by Alemlube for around eight years. The lubrication systems fitted to the HHH trucks and trailers grease all the critical bushes, pins and fifth wheels, ensuring that everything is always greased properly.

This saves many hours of work, particularly on large haulage trailers which can have over 100 grease points needing regular attention and more particularly keeps the fleet on the road, productively doing what they do best and boosting the business bottom line.

automatic lubrication system

Additionally, by keeping bushes and pins constantly full of grease, wear due to contamination and water entry is minimised, extending the life of king pins, shackle pins, suspension rams and pivots.

The latest fitment to a HHH Kenworth K200 is one of the new Alemlube Automatic Lubrication Systems (ALS).

In this application, the Alemlube ALS is also connected to the Jost greasy top fifth wheel ensuring that the truck to trailer interface is kept in good condition with clean grease, constantly.

The new Alemlube ALS is a high pressure progressive greasing system suitable for use with industry standard NGLI#2 greases.

The new ALS pump has a number of improved technical features:

  • The reservoir has very high UV stability and will remain clear and distortion free in the harshest conditions allowing instant visual grease level inspection
  • The pump body is made of fibre reinforced engineered polymer and is lighter and stronger than anything else on the market.
  • The controller offers excellent reliability along with a design that resists water ingress and water damage.
  • The standard pump and controller package also has low grease level monitoring built in, and has low cost options for high pressure or volume monitoring if requested.
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