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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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