Lubrication technology 

Target group:
This course is for those interested in acquiring expertise in dealing with
lubricants for knitting machines.


The course participants are given expert knowledge of the use and daily
handling of needle and sinker oils in knitting.

Basics of lubricant technology

  • Basics of tribology
  • Needle and sinker oils - application
  • Needle and sinker oils - composition
  • Minimum requirements of needle and sinker oils according
    to DIN 62136-1/mineral-oil-based
  • Needle and sinker oils – cleaning options
  • Compatibility with plastics and elastomers /base oils
  • Inadequate lubrication in knitting machines
  • Corrosion and corrosion protection
  • Lacquer tolerance
  • Faults in fabric due to wrong use of needle oils
  • Oil analysis and recommendations for the knitter


1 day (7 hours)

No. of participants:

1 to max. 15 persons



Training days:

on request


450 EUR excl. MwSt. (German VAT)