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On the back is a hammer diagram showing the locations of lubricant applications.
It is important to keep your Vulcan hammer properly lubricated to insure the maximum possible hammer life and driving performance.
Also, for the threads of the cable fittings. use an an anti-seize compound to prevent galIing and freezing of the threads.
*NLGI EP2 greases will vary widely in the results for this application. Another alternative to this is a heavy open gear lubricant with MoS2 anti-wear additive. This should be applied directly to the exposed columns.
Right: an air line oiler for the Vulcan #0 (0, OR) and the 80C hammers, from 1955. Vulcan eventually migrated to a tank-type oiler for the smaller hammers and a piston-fed oiler for the larger ones. You can see examples of both on this page.
Note: Tip dated 1 August 1980. Another presentation of this data is contained in the Onshore Field Service Manual. Click here for more details.