Tag Archives: Lubrication

Whats wrong with this picture?

Look very closely at this photo.  What is wrong with this photo?  This is a photo of the stop ring on a Graphotype 6381, it is virtually the same as the stop rings on all 6300 Class Graphotype machines.  This photo speaks volumes about this machine and the condition of the machine. If you notice […]

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Graphotype Lubricating Tools

We have blogged about cleaners and lubricants now we will answer the question about how to apply these oils to the Graphotype. Give your Graphotype a shot ! Three steps to a happy Graphotype – Clean, Oil, Oil #1 A CLEAN machine #2 OIL to lubricate machine #3 OIL to prevent corrosion to machine Lubricating […]

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What is the proper lubricant for Graphotype Machines?

Black Gold, Texas Tea – Oil – Which is the right for me? The Addressograph Multigraph Company said the ONLY lubricant that should be used with Graphotype machines was DURO-VIS.  DURO-VIS was oil that was produced for and marked by the A-M Company up until their closure in the 1980’s. The official designation of this […]

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WD-40 and Graphotype Machines – NO, NO, NO, well maybe?

WD-40® is a great product and does have it’s place in every Graphotypist’s tool box but WD-40® is NOT to be used as a lubricant for Graphotype machines. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard people tell me  . . . I lubricated the whole machine . . . I used a […]

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