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Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
Viper Wire Rope Lubricator
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Viper Wire Rope Lubricator

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The Viper Wire Rope Lubricator allows for automatic safe lubrication of wire ropes. It provides fast efficient application of wire rope lubricant to the core of the ropes.

The Viper Wire Rope Lubricator allows for automatic safe lubrication of wire ropes. It provides fast efficient application of wire rope lubricant to the core of the ropes.

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  • 1. Proudly manufactured and supplied by: Lubrication Engineers Pty Ltd
  • 2. Agenda o Introduction to the Viper (Viper sales video) o Features & Benefits • Cost savings to users. o How it works o Assembly (Viper assembly video) o What makes Viper unique o Applications (Viper waterway / ship lifter videos)
  • 3. Description o The Viper Wire Rope Lubricator is a unique method of automatically lubricating wire ropes o Utilizing a high pressure collar it delivers grease into the core of the wire ropes while providing a thin grease film, outer coating o Lubrication with the Viper protects the ropes against corrosion while also providing excellent lubrication of wire strands both internally and externally o The use of the Viper reduces the labour required to lubricate wire ropes by up to 90% o Used in conjunction with a high Quality Coating Grease Rope Lubricant, customers realize significant increases in wire rope life of up to 300%.
  • 4. Viper Introduction Video
  • 5. Manual Rope Lubrication Limitations o Labor intensive - use of gloves, brushes or rags o Machinery downtime associated with lubrication of ropes o Extremely messy with significant lubricant wastage o Lube wastage costs money and affects environment o Manual lubrication typically only coats outer wires o HS&E issues • Safety concern for workers due to broken strands • Workers come into close contact with lubricant • Working at heights to lubricate wire ropes • Environmental contamination with lube dripping off ropes • Excessive lubricant usage means more Environmental issues
  • 6. Manual Lubrication of Wire Ropes
  • 7. Cost Saving to users! Example: Dredge operator in India o Currently ropes are replaced every 12 months due to corrosion. • Ropes cost $20,000 US • Replacement down time 24 hours at a cost of $15,000 US o If by correctly lubricating the ropes we can increase rope life by 6 months - • This will reduce rope change over rate by 30% or save 30% of the cost of change over. o $20,000 +$15,000=$35,000 x 30% = $10,500.00 saving in only 18 months. • This does not include labour to change the rope or the labour and down time to Manually Lubricate the Ropes.
  • 8. Viper Features & Benefits o Single Pass Wire Rope Lubrication • Simplifies and speeds up the rope lubricating process o Eliminates Manual Greasing • Safer for staff, reduced lubricant usage, less leakage and mess o Higher Pressure / Higher Flow Grease Pump • Provides grease penetration, displaces moisture from rope core and total coverage, even for large ropes o Fast & Efficient Rope Lubrication • Reduced downtime associated with rope lubrication, which improves equipment availability • Speeds of up to 2,000 metres/hour o Able to Lubricate all Major Rope Sizes • The Viper Mk II can lubricate rope sizes from 8mm (5/16”) to 67mm (2 5/8”) diameter • The new Viper Maxi will lubricate ropes up to 160mm (6 5/16”) diameter
  • 9. Rope entering Viper Lubricated Rope - No Mess -
  • 10. How it Works! o Grease is delivered to the Viper Mk II aluminium collar from a high pressure / volume grease pump at up to 5000PSI. o The Collar contains polyurethane seals which seal against the wire rope allowing the grease time to penetrate o Scrapers at each end of the collar help to remove old lubricant while also flattening broken wires and protecting the seals o Grease flow is adjusted via a high pressure control valve on the outlet of the grease pump o Wire ropes are pulled through the collar o Any excess lubricant is collected o Use of a Viper Rope Cleaner (VRC) will remove old lubricant and dirt from the rope, improving the lubrication process
  • 11. Viper Kit Components o Viper Mk II High Strength, Cast Aluminium Collar o Viper High Volume Grease Pump o Air Regulator with Pressure Gauge and Air Control Valve o High Pressure Lubricant Delivery Hose with Quick Connect Couplings o High Pressure Lubricant Control Valve o Excess Lubricant Drain Hose o Retaining Ratchet Straps and Shackles o Convenient Carry Strap for the Collar o Robust Aluminium Storage Case o Highly Durable, Wear Resistant Polyurethane Seals (ordered separately) o Aluminium Scrapers (order separately) o Viper Wire Cleaner (order separately) o Viper WRL Coating Grease VCG-0 (order separately)
  • 12. Viper Mk II WRL Key Components Viper Lube Pump Kit Viper Seals Viper Collar (seals & scrapers in place)
  • 13. Viper Mk II WRL Package
  • 14. What makes Viper MK II Unique? o Viper Mk II Collar: • Constructed from high grade, cast aluminium with a robust protective coating. • The Mk II Collar comes complete with all SS hardware. • 32% lighter than the original Viper collar, the Mk II design incorporates in-built handles making it easy to carry and install by 1 person o Viper Grease Pump: • A specifically designed, high flow grease pump matched to the requirements of the Viper Mk II. • Flow rates of 5kg / minute possible at up to 385 bar
  • 15. What makes Viper MK II Unique? o Special Seal design: • Larger area of contact with the rope than any other lubricator. • Increased rope Dwell time in the collar. • Flexible ribbing to allow for rope diameter imperfections o Interference fit instead of exact fit. • Provides a better in field result where wires are stretched. o Seals work the lubricant into the core of the Wire Rope • Unlike some designs that just rub lubricant onto the surface. o Robust seal construction • Excellent durability, wear resistance and flexibility
  • 16. o Viper Rope Cleaner (VRC): • The VRC enables the removal of contamination or built up old lubricant from the wire rope prior to lubrication • Improves the effectiveness of the lubrication process. What makes Viper Mk II Unique?
  • 17. Viper Rope Cleaner (VRC) in action
  • 18. Specialist Applications • Viper Internal Wiper System o removes excess lubricant within the valleys of the rope while being lubricated with Viper. • Ideal in environment sensitive areas • Ropes that are used in static applications requiring smooth coating with no build up within the valleys • Viper Spreader System o Used for solid strand type cables/ropes that are used in high tension concrete construction Additional information available on request.
  • 19. Viper WRL Coating Grease VCG-0 compared to another NLGI 0 Wire Rope Lubricant. Viper WRL Coating Grease VCG-0 used with Viper penetrates while able to withstand flinging off. Viper Wire Rope Lubricant
  • 20. Viper Applications o Crane Wire Ropes • Static overhead cranes • Mobile cranes • Tower cranes • Ship cranes • Wharf Cranes o Marine Applications • Ship deck winches • Ship Cranes • Mooring lines • Dredge cables • Anchor cables • Tug Boat winches • Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV’s) umbilical cables • Dam sluice gate lubrication
  • 21. o Mining Applications • Mine winder applications • Stacker / Reclaimer boom wires • Bucket Wheel excavator boom wires o Industrial Applications • Overhead cranes • Conveyor cable lubrication • Water ways / sluice gates • Bridges o Wire manufacturers • Internal coating whilst in production • External coating as finished product Viper Applications (cont’d)
  • 22. o BHPB Iron Ore - Iron ore ship loaders o BHPB Petroleum - Oil and Gas rigs at sea o Woodside Petroleum - Oil and Gas rigs at sea o Alcoa Aluminum - Ship loader o Xstrata Coal – Mine winder cable o Mentrade – OEM - Deck winch manufacturer (25+ units) o Dof Subsea – ROV umbilical wire lubrication o Clough Engineering – ROV umbilical wire lubrication o Cervan Marine – Ship loader o MOL Tankships – Ship Management Company o OSG Ship Management Company – Ship mooring lines o SeaTrucks – Marine pipe laying ship o Acergy – Marine Engineering Company o VSL – Cable manufacturers – Pre-coating of cables to the core o Morrow Equipment – Crane maintenance contractors Existing Viper WRL Customers
  • 23. Viper Sales & Support o Lubrication Engineers Pty Ltd • Viper website – www.ViperWRL.com • Service and support / Distribution enquiries • Phone: +61 2 9636-5655 • Email: sales@viperwrl.com Thank You. Questions?

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