Shell Gadus: Grease
Optimizing Efficiency and Operational Costs
The Shell Gadus range has been developed to deliver the best value through enhanced wear protection, long grease life, and system efficiency.
From greases that offer reliable performance for standard applications to specialist low noise, high-temperature, and heavy-load greases, there is a Shell Gadus product that can help to optimize your system’s efficiency and costs of operation.
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Choosing the Right Grease
Different equipment requires different greases, learn about these in this video and get on the right track.
Mechanical Stability of Grease
This video discusses the mechanical stability of different greases, so you can make the smart choice when deciding between greases.
Gadus Naming Conventions
Each element of the Gadus names represents its relative performance level, thickener type, viscosity grade, and nlGI Grade.
New England Wood Pellet Company
Case Study: Using Gadus S3 V460 1.5 this company extended the life of its ball bearings, allowing the company to spend more time on preventative maintenance.
IPM Construction Reduces Bearing Failures (Gadus S3)
Case Study: Since upgrading to Shell Gadus S3 V220C 3, the company has experienced fewer breakdowns, downtime due to greasing has been reduced by around 92%, the greasing interval has been extended and parts replacement is significantly less frequent.
Dongying Reduces Grease Consumption (Gadus S2)
Case Study: Using Gadus S2 V220 2 this company extended the life of its ball bearings, allowing the company to spend more time on preventative maintenance and less time on equipment repair. Additionally, they partnered with Shell to identify other areas to improve efficiencies.
The Three C’s of Grease
White Paper: While the single most important characteristic of grease for proper lubrication is the base oil’s Viscosity, understanding an oil’s Composition, Consistency and Compatability (the 3 C’s of grease) can help extend the life of your equipment. Learn how to avoid heat, premature wear, and improve power efficiency and equipment life.