In lubricating an electric motor bearing, long grease purge pipes create backpressure, which increases the chance of grease being forced into windings or excess grease remaining in the bearing. Therefore, drain pipes should be as short as possible and not have any turns if possible.
Tip provided by Garry Villamil of TRILUX ELECTRONICS & LUMINAIRES, INC.
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