What type of Gear box oil for cream separator?

Discussion in 'Dairy Goat Info' started by Daniel Babcock, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. Daniel Babcock

    Daniel Babcock Member

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    I posted this in the cheese and dairy category and have not had much response.

    I post it again here hoping to have it answered.

    I just purchased a cream separator off of ebay. I have been unable to find out what type of oil to fill the gearbox with. The owners manual (50 years old) says to use "DeLaval Cream Separator oil" Well there is none of that to be found.

    What do I use in its place?

    Thanks
     
  2. Karen Bailey

    Karen Bailey New Member

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    3 in 1 oil will work.
     

  3. Sondra

    Sondra New Member

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    gear box oil is basically a automatic transmisson oil
     
  4. Daniel Babcock

    Daniel Babcock Member

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    I have a DeLaval manual (crank) separator. It is not electric powered. Does this matter?
     
  5. Sondra

    Sondra New Member

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    Daniel call this toll free number they sell used DeLaval separators and should be able to tell you what kind of oil. Toll Free 877-268-5865