To give recommended guidelines for electric motor relubrication. START UP Toshiba motors are properly greased at the time of manufacture. It is recommended that if a motor has been stored for a period of six months or more, it should be lubricated prior to starting (See Fig.
TOSHIBA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION Industrial Division / Houston Motor Plant Motor Operation Procedure STANDARD SERVICE (-cont.) Remove relief plug or plate and using a low pressure hand held grease gun, pump the required amount of grease. For Frames 143T to 365T allow motor to run for 20 to 30 minutes and for Frames 405T and larger allow motor to run for 30 to 60 minutes before replacing hardware.
Using the instructions for lubrication, open grease outlet and purge the system as much as possible of the old or unwanted grease. Repeat this same operation after 1 week of service. Consult TOSHIBA/HOUSTON Engineering for further recommendations on grease compatibility.