Efficient relubrication ensures long chain service life

To ensure low wear and long service life, chain drives require regular maintenance and lubrication. The operating conditions (tensile forces, temperatures, contamination, aggressive media) determine maintenance and lubrication intervals and the choice of suitable lubricant.

With regular relubrication, a chain link will operate mainly in the mixed friction zone. Inadequate lubrication or the use of unsuitable relubricants will result in dry friction, which in turn causes fretting corrosion and increased chain wear.

Choosing the right lubricant and lubrication technique is crucial for effective relubrication.

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iwis Re-Lubrication VP6

iwis relubricant

iwis VP6 Kombi Superplus Spray is a fully synthetic, high-adhesion, high-temperature chain oil for all industrial chain applications.


  • Very high temperature stability
  • Low evaporation
  • Very good adhesion properties
  • Good penetration despite high viscosity
  • Extremely high wear protection

Technical data

  • Base oil: synthetic hydrocarbon oil
  • Colour: green, transparent
  • Viscosity: approx. 1800-2200 mm2/s at 40 °C
  • Operating temperature: 0 °C to 250 °C

Suitable for use with the following iwis initial lubricants:

JWIS brand: IP2, IP3, IPW, IP4, IP9, IP14
ELITE brand: EL-1, EL-3, EL-4, EL-6, EL-8, EL-9


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iwis Re-Lubrication VP8

VP8 FoodPlus Spray

VP8 FoodPlus Spray is a re-lubricant for chains in food applications. It serves a wide range of applications in the food industry thru outstanding wear protection properties, combined with a wide temperature range and food certificates.


  • NSF H1 Certificate
  • MOSH/MOAH-free
  • Free of animal ingredients and ethanol
  • Particularly good adhesion and resistance to spinning for long lubricating effect and low soiling
  • Excellent creep behaviour into the chain joint
  • Insoluble in water

Technical data

  • fully synthetic high-performance oil with PTFE
  • Color: white/beige
  • Viscosity: approx. 110 mm2/s at 40 °C
  • Operating temperature: -35 °C to 135 °C

Suitable for use with the following iwis initial lubricants:

JWIS brand: IP16
ELITE brand: EL-2, iwiDUR


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